It is back to school gear shopping time! This year I’ve had a lot of friends ask me about lunch boxes. I am no expert on lunch boxes or bags but I have a few favorites based on ones I’ve seen around or we have been given as a gifts. There are a lot of different designs and bags out there and I always steer people toward these particular lunch bags. Some of them are the industrial tried and true (LL Bean, Land’s End), and others are more fun and funky (Built NY!) and perfect for kids desiring a funky, fun accessory. All of them are insulated produced with the highest standards so they can be easily cleaned (key for parents), and are perfectly portable for kids.
LL Bean Double Decker Lunch Tote 1 of 9This super-cool lunchbox comes with TWO compartments which makes it perfect for kids. Pack the top with lunch and the bottom with a snack for later! It is also helpful for kids who need to pack extra gear for mealtime. The soft, flexible handle makes it easy for small hands to carry. This durable bag comes in two colors and retails for $34.95.
Get this lunch tote on LLBean.com
Pottery Barn Kids Batman Lunchbag 2 of 9I have to include this because so many Batman fans adore this awesome lunchbag. It can be monogrammed and would make a great back-to-school gift for any fan of the caped crusader. It features a wipe-clean interior and is made of entirely environmentally safe materials. If you prefer a different superhero (Superman!) or design be sure to see the selection on the website. It retails for $22.50.
Get this lunchbag on Potterybarnkids.com
Built NY Astor Owl Lunchbox 3 of 9My daughter was very kindly given this exact lunchbox as a gift this summer. I love it because the base is wide and it stands upright on its own. The interior is able to be wiped clean and it is PVC and BPA-free. I also like the big tag on the back of the lunchbox that is perfect for writing your child's name on in permanent ink. It retails for $19.99.
Get this lunchbox on Builtny.com
Lands’ End Comic Strip Lunchbox 4 of 9This classic lunchbox comes in so many different designs and can be monogrammed. I like that it is wipe-clean and can keep food cold for over five hours with the insertion of an ice pack. I personally find that Lands' End always makes products of outstanding quality and their lunchboxes fall squarely into this category. It retails for $25.00.
Get this lunchbox on Landsend.com
Crocodile Creek Flower Lunchbox 5 of 9This classic lunchbox has stiff sides which makes it ultra resistant to bangs and dents which can happen during bus rides and on the playground. Crocodile Creek even makes awesome accessories to go with this lunchbox like square sandwich keepers and stainless steel waterbottles that are designed to fit perfectly inside. This lunchbox comes in many different designs and retails for $17.99. It even comes with a 30 day moneyback guarantee!
Get this lunchbox on Crocodilecreek.com
Dabbawalla Monkey Lunch Tote 6 of 9I love these quirky bags for their cute designs and convenient size. They can be stuffed inside backpacks or carried on their own. Their easy grip handle makes it perfect for little hands. The insulated fabric keeps food cold for hours and it even features an awesome interior ice pack pocket. It retails for $30.
Get this lunch bag on Dabbawallabags.com
Sugar Booger Lunch Sack 7 of 9I love the shape and size of this lunch sack. It is like the ultimate improved version of the brown paper lunch sack. It is fully lined and insulated and has a wipe-clean surface. It's flexible fabric makes it perfect for stuffing in backpacks and tote bags. It retails for $16.
Get this lunch sack on Oreoriginals.com
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LL Bean Double Decker Lunchbox 9 of 9This super-cool lunchbox comes with TWO compartments which makes it perfect for kids. Pack the top with lunch and the bottom with a snack for later! It is also helpful for kids who need to pack extra gear for mealtime. The soft, flexible handle makes it easy for small hands to carry. This durable bag comes in two colors and retails for $34.95.
Get this lunch tote on LLBean.com
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