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Best Hot and Cold Lunchboxes for Children

Are you on the Hunt for a New Lunchbox for the Kids ready to go Back To School or to take on your Next Family picnic, then check out our Handy List that we have put together to give you some Ideas.

When schools go back in September many schools will have no canteen facilities for a little bit so Parents who normally don’t need a lunch box for their child are now on the Hunt for the perfect one so we have put together a Handy List of What’s out there, What’s Popular, a bit different and What’s Super Useful to help you with some Inspiration

 

10 Best Lunchboxes for Little Kids

Here are some perfect options to hold your little ones lunches in

Glitter Confetti Unicorn Lunch Bag

LATEST NEWS Glitter Confetti Unicorn Lunch Bag

This bright coloured polar gear lunch box has a large insulated compartment, zipped side and shoulder strap. You can order it here for £11.99

 

Paw Patrol Sandwich Lunch Box

LATEST NEWS Paw Patrol Sandwich Lunch Box

This three compartment lunchbox has space for sandwitches and snacks. Made all of plastic you can order this online here for £12.99

 

Three Piece Paw Patrol Lunch Set

LATEST NEWS Three Piece Paw Patrol Lunch Set

This lunch set comes with a zip lunch Bag, little tub and water bottle and you can order this set here for £8.36 

 

Frozen 2 Glitter Lunch Bag

LATEST NEWS Frozen 2 Glitter Lunch Bag

This purple and turquoise glitter Frozen 2 lunch bag is insulated and comes with its own water bottle that sits in a net pouch on the side of the bag. You can order online here for £11.99  

 

Pink Heart Smiggle Giggle Kids School Lunchbox

LATEST NEWS Pink Heart Smiggle Giggle Kids School Lunchbox

From the popular smuggle range this pink heart lunchbox is easy to len, zip side and name label with handle. You can order here for £8

 

Cars 3D Thermal Lunch Bag

LATEST NEWS Cars 3D Thermal Lunch Bag

This Disney Pixar 3D Lunch box is fully insulated has a zip close, soft handle and it own matching water bottle which is stored in a side pocket. You can order this online here for £14.95

 

FRINGOO Shark Basketball Lunch Bag

LATEST NEWS FRINGOO Shark Basketball Lunch Bag

This is a quirky lunch bag that has a cook shark image on the front, however inside it has a basketball hoop, which will keep your little one entertained while eating their food. You can order it here for £12.99

 

Dinosaur Lunch Box

LATEST NEWS Dinosaur Lunch Box

This hard wearing realistic Tyrannosaurus Rex head shaped box will be loved by any dino fan and will def be the talk at the lunch table at school. You can order this here from amazon

 

Pokemon Lunch Set

LATEST NEWS Pokemon Lunch Set

Pokemon Lunch Set includes a Pikachu Insulated Lunch Bag and Flip 'n' Flow Bottle an it has a handy name label and easy to clean. Order online from Amazon here for £17.99

 

Minecraft Creeper Two Compartment Lunch Bag

LATEST NEWS Minecraft Creeper Two Compartment Lunch Bag

This Minecraft lunch box has two compartments both zip closing and both easy to clean. You can get this online here 

 

10 Best Lunchboxes for Older Kids

Here are some designs that would be a better choice for older kids

FRINGOO Unicorn Lunch Bag

LATEST NEWS FRINGOO Unicorn Lunch Bag

This Kids Lunch Bag is Thermal Insulated and has two compartments with top handle with some funky unicorn images around it. You can order it here for £13.99

 

Smash Mermaid Lunch Bag

LATEST NEWS Smash Mermaid Lunch Bag

This pretty pastel lunch bag has one large compartment and as well a 500ml leakproof water bottle that fits into an insulated pocket on the side which will help keep the drink inside a bit cooler. You can get this online from Amazon here for £12 

 

Retro Novelty Food Truck Lunchbox

LATEST NEWS Retro Novelty Food Truck Lunchbox

This is a funny classic tin lunch box made from tin it can take a bit of bashing and easier to clean than some of the fabric alternatives.

It’s a good size but be prepared to pay for the novelty aspect and can be bought online here 

 

Fortnite Lunch Bag

LATEST NEWS Fortnite Lunch Bag

Three different Fortnite designs insulated lunch bag, wzip closing and shoulder strap. You can order online here from £12.99 depending on design you pick

 

Disney’s Star Wars Darth Vader 3D Thermal Lunch Bag

LATEST NEWS Disneys Star Wars Darth Vader 3D Thermal Lunch Bag

This Disney Star Wars 3D Lunch box is fully insulated has a zip close, soft handle and it own matching water bottle which is stored in a side pocket. You can order this online here

 

Hype Unicamo Lunch Bag

LATEST NEWS Hype Unicamo Lunch Bag

This popular hype branded lunch box is made up of unicorns as a camouflage design and it also has a mesh bottle compartment. You can ge tit online here for £12.99

 

Punk Skull Lunchbox

LATEST NEWS Punk Skull Lunchbox

This skull lunchbox might be a good option for older kids, with zip close, insulated and mesh bottle holder. You can order this online here £11.99

 

Roblox Lunch Bag

LATEST NEWS Roblox Lunch Bag

This zip close insulated lunch box has a side pocket to hold a water bottle and is easy to clean. Order it online here for £12.98

 

Fringoo Large Capacity Gamers Lunch Bag

LATEST NEWS Fringoo Large Capacity Gamers Lunch Bag

This wipe clean, larger gamers lunch bag allows older kids to take more food with them for lunch and it has a side holder for a water bottle.  You can order this online here for £15.99

 

Dragonfly Lunch Bag

LATEST NEWS Dragonfly Lunch Bag

This zip closing insulated easy to clean lunch box has an older feel to it with bright coloured dragonflies on it and a handy pocket to hold a water bottle. You can get it here online for £13.99 

 

10 Best Lunchboxes for Hot Food

Kids can get bored if you keep sending them to school with sandwitches everyday, so if you want to switch things up every so often you could send them in with some hot food or a fancy cold dessert. The other added benefit to these thermos are they are all made from stainless steel inside so can take a more ware and tare and Dropping accidents than some of the plastic lunchboxes can!

 

Cute Penguin Cup Bottle Flask

LATEST NEWS Cute Penguin Cup Bottle Flask

This is a super cute 280ml bottle flask as what child doesn’t love a penguin right lol! This is designed for liquids really, so think hot chocolate or soup in the winter months and smoothies or cold drinks. It comes in four colour options, classic black, grey, red or blue and costs £11.69 to £12.99 depending on the colour and can be ordered here 

 

Thermos Floral FUNtainer Food Flask

LATEST NEWS Thermos Floral FUNtainer Food Flask

This is a pretty flask that can keep food or liquids hot for 5 hours and cold for 7 hours and comes from the trust worthy company Thermos. Its 290ml so not huge but big enough for soup, or hot pasta dish, jacket potato or cold dessert treat! You can order it for £15.03 here 

 

Thermos Football FUNtainer Food Flask

LATEST NEWS Thermos Football FUNtainer Food Flask

Fab Thermos Flask for the Football Fan, same as the Floral one above just a different external design and you can get it online for £15.03 here  

 

Mummy Cooks Insulated Children's Food Flask

LATEST NEWS Mummy Cooks Insulated Childrens Food Flask

These are smaller flasks again at 300ml, which again is fab for the primary school kids or add on to other lunch. We find this size are fab for keep fruit smoothies nice and cold which helps us get some good fruit inside the kids bellies!

These keeps food hot or cold for up to 6 hours and come with strong stickers so your child can decorate and customise their own flask which is fun. This flask comes in four different colours for £15.99 each online, click on the colour to see them Blue, Pink, Green and Orange 

 

Yellow Dinosaur Food Flask

LATEST NEWS Yellow Dinosaur Food Flask

This is a bright fun 300ml food flask that any Dinosaur fan will love. Its 100% leak proof and can keep food hot for 12 hours and cold food cold for 24 hours. It has a wide mouth which makes it easy to fill, but also easy for kids to eat out of. And can be bought here for £15.50

 

Pink Unicorn Food Flask

LATEST NEWS Pink Unicorn Food Flask

This flask is by the same maker as the one above , again 300ml and again perfect for the Unicorn Lovers. Its 100% leak proof and can keep food hot for 12 hours and cold food cold for 24 hours. It has a wide mouth which makes it easy to fill, but also easy for kids to eat out of. And can be bought here for £15.50 

 

Cute Cat Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Flask

LATEST NEWS Cute Cat Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Flask

If your kids love cats then this is a winner. Coming in four different colours this stainless steel flask is 325ml and has a collapsible handle that looks like the cats tail. It can keep food hot for 6-8 hours and cold for up to 12-16 hours.

The flask is £13.99 - £14.99 depending on colour and for extra £5.99 you can get cute little kitten fork and spoons. You can buy this online here 

 

WayEee Kids Flasks for Hot Food

LATEST NEWS WayEee Kids Flasks for Hot Food

460ml Vacuum Insulated Food Jar in Stainless Steel BPA Free Lunch Box (Blue)

It can keep food hot for 5 to 10 hours and cold for 10 to 20 hours, depending on how many times it is opened will depend how long it keep them at the right temperature as it is a Vacuum Insulated Food Holder.

Its bigger than the ones above at 460ml and comes in a light blue, light green or light pink colour and can be ordered here for £14.98

 

ONEISALL Kids Hot Food Flask

LATEST NEWS ONEISALL Kids Hot Food Flask

This is a good size hot food flask at 450ml and it comes with a handy pouch and Spoon. Oneisall again uses vacuum insulation and can keeps food hot for 9 hours and cold for 12 hours.

This is a nice looking shape and comes in Light Blue, Light Pink, Black and a Gold colour so suitable designs for the older kids, or even college kids or Parents going to the office. You can order them here for £17.99

 

2 Tier Insulated Lunch Box

LATEST NEWS 2 Tier Insulated Lunch Box

This is a much larger 1.5 litre two compartment insulated lunch box. It can keep food hot for 4 hours and cold for up to 8 hours. It’s wider and leak proof so is perfect to hold everything as one lunch option. Ideal for kids it has a really easy to open lid and the stainless steel part stays cold to touch.

It comes in four colour options white, green, pink and red. Prices range from £14.00 to £19.99 depending on colour choice and can be ordered online here 

 

10 Best Bento Lunchboxes for Children

Bento Lunchboxes are basically boxes that are divided into compartments, this is handy as it keeps wetter food such as fruit or yoghurt or dips away from dry food, so food doesn’t get soggy or tastes get mashed together.

Bento Boxes are also a fab option if you have a child that like to nibble at different things rather than just sitting a whole sandwich.

 

3 Sprouts Lunch Bento Box

LATEST NEWS 3 Sprouts Lunch Bento Box

This Bento box comes with 3 sections and is safe to put in the microwave and is dishwasher and microwave safe. It comes with some cute designs that the kids will like, there is a Fox, Bear, Deer and Owl. You can get this online here for £10.99 each

 

Sistema Bento Lunch Box

LATEST NEWS Sistema Bento Lunch Box

We have used this style Bento box loads, its easy for the kids to open, has an area for sandwich, area for fruit and tub for a dip and area for dippers. Although you can use the sections for anything and the little tub is ideal for yoghurt so saves you money as you can buy a large tub of yoghurt and just put a little in here each day. It comes in all different colours and prices start from £5 here

 

Pusheen Lunch Box Set

LATEST NEWS Pusheen Lunch Box Set

This is a cute pastel coloured kids two piece lunchbox. It comes with its on plastic fork and spoon and is suitable for dishwasher, microwave and freezer use. You can get it online here for £7.99

 

TUM TUM Kids Lunch Box

LATEST NEWS TUM TUM Kids Lunch Box

This is a bright coloured lunchbox design that comes with Dipping Pot Separator, so you can have it as one large box or you can put the dip separator in it and create two other compartments. You can order it here for £9.99

 

Munchkin Bento Toddler Lunch Box

LATEST NEWS Munchkin Bento Toddler Lunch Box

This is a sturdy bento box, that has a handy handle to carry it and comes with stainless steel toddler utensils that are held in place in the lid. This has five compartments and is dishwasher safe. You can get this from Amazon here for £19.99

 

Yumbox Original Leakproof Bento Lunch Box

LATEST NEWS Yumbox Original Leakproof Bento Lunch Box

If you are looking at getting a bento box for your child so that you can increase the variety of what they are eating then you might like this idea from Yumbox. It has 6 compartments all different sizes and labels with the food group that you put in each compartment to make sure you are giving your child the right quantity of each food group, which is super handy. These boxes come in four different colours, yellow, blue, pink and purple and you can get them online here

 

N A Haucy Bento Box

LATEST NEWS N A Haucy Bento Box

These Bento boxes are bigger so good option for older children or even adults for work. They have 3 layers, are dishwasher safe and come with a fork and spoon. There are three colours blue, pink and beige and you can get them online here for £8.50

 

Monbento Kids Bento Lunch Box

LATEST NEWS Monbento Kids Bento Lunch Box 

This three compartment bento box has been designed with kids in mind as it is easy for little hands to open and close and has loads of options for them to customise it, with interchangeable tabs so at least your child’s lunch box won't get mixed up anyone else’s. It comes in four colours a green, pink, blue or mustard and you can order it online here 


Smiggle Happy Bento School Lunchbox

LATEST NEWS Smiggle Happy Bento School Lunchbox

Smiggle is a well know brand so its no surprise that they have brought out these kids bento boxes for school it comes with a removeable divider so you can have ether 5 or 6 compartments and it comes in three different colours, blue black or pink and they all have a section where you can write your child’s names on it. These are online here to order

 

Owl Lunchboxes

LATEST NEWS Owl Lunchboxes

These cute lunchboxes actual come as a two pack, so perfect if you have two children. They have only two compartments which is ideal for younger kids and they come with their own fork and spoon. You can get them from Amazon here for £10.68  

 

Some Useful Extra’s

3 Mini Ice Brick Pack Blocks

LATEST NEWS 3 Mini Ice Brick Pack Blocks

These min freezer blocks could be handy inside your little ones lunch box at school or your cooler bag when going for a picnic, will help get the fruit and yoghurts cold until lunchtime and they are £2.18 for a pack of 3 on Amazon here

 

Reusable Monster Sandwich Bags

LATEST NEWS Reusable Monster Sandwich Bags

If your looking to cut back on how many plastic sandwich freezer basg you use a week then you might want to choose a reusable one instead and these Monster one are pretty funny as it looks like the Monster is opening his mouth to show you what he is eating – Kids find it funny lol! You can get a 4 pack here for £8 

 

Car Electric Heating Lunch Box

LATEST NEWS Car Electric Heating Lunch Box

Obviously not ideal for the kids at school but for Picnic’s or those parents that do a lot of driving with their work this is a game changer so just had to share with you.

This is basically an Electric Lunch Box with capacity of 0.45L and 1.5L, its not 100% leakproof so you cant go throwing it around the car like you would a kids lunchbox, but then those lunchboxes cant heat your food in 20 odd minutes!

This lunchbox comes with 2 different charging cables, a 220V for home use and a 12V for in car use. It is something a bit different and Handy little tool if your lifestyle needs it and also doesn’t cost the earth as it can be bought online here for under £20 

 

 

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