Kids will actually have to take their lunches to school this year! That calls for a new lunch box. Find just the right fit with one of these choices.
Blue Dinosaur Lunchbox by SoYoung
The coolest of carnivores adorns this T-Rex-print lunch box. The detachable strap allows the pack to be worn messenger-bag style. Pro tip: The insulated liner pops out for easy daily cleaning. At Black Wagon. $34
Star Wars Episode VII Metal Lunch Box by Thermos
Go retro with a tin lunch box — maybe like the kind you had as a kid? FYI, the Force is strong in this choice — the durable case will stand up to harsh treatment. At
Kids Insulated Lunch Box by Hydro Flask
Have a kid with the last lunch period who only eats things that have to be kept cold? This lunch pack, with two layers of insulation, is for you. Also a good pick for a tween who doesn’t want a “kids” lunch box. Available in eight colors. At hydroflask.com. $44.95.
Kids Lunch Bag by Bentgo
If you use the Bentgo Kids bento lunch tray or other bento boxes, this bag with a handle on top (!) will help keep artfully arranged lunches from sloshing around. The slim interior pocket holds an ice pack, while exterior pockets are designed for water bottles and utensils. At amazon.com. $24.99.
Featured image courtesy Vanessa Loring
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