Cool new lunch storage ideas
Your kids have got a new appetising array of lunch treats to tuck into, care of our weekly meal planner series. Now it’s time to get a cool new container to stash them in. Here are some fabulous kids lunchboxes that should inspire your little one to open up and see what’s inside. Not to mention earning street cred when they proudly show them off at school. Bon Appetit!
Classmates will be keen to check out your little one’s lunch when they see the adorable owl-shaped lunchboxes from Blafre (pictured top). This Norwegian brand clearly knows what kids want: their lunchboxes are all eye-catching and unique. We are so excited that they ship internationally!
Keen on vintage looks? Check out Cath Kidston for a blend of English old-school charm and earthy designs. No matter what print is on their lunchboxes, each design is quaint and endearing, and perfect for a family picnic in the park.
You can’t miss Smiggle stores. Their bright and cheery designs are iconic and they have stores located all over the island. They have a few varieties of lunch box to choose but we love the animal themed ones from gorillas to zebras and lions. Lunchtime’s gonna be wild!
Smiggle, various locations.
Eco-friendly goes cutesy with Dabbawalla lunch bags. Made with eco-sponge, a neoprene-like fabric that is stain-resistant, these clever items keep hot food warm and are machine-washable. There are four designs available in Singapore and a self-collection option saves on shipping fees. Dabbawalla is a great choice for families who want to go green.
Lunch tantrums might be appeased with these zippered lunch bags covered with colourful scenes. US brand Stephen Joseph offer a wide variety of boys, girls and unisex designs, such as a pirate-themed lunchbox or a cute monkey-shaped snack sac, and the best bit is you can personalise it with the addition of your child’s name when you place your order, at no extra cost. Shipping charges apply for local and international customers.
This online store offers bento boxes in great primary colours such as navy and red. Have your little ones name emblazoned on the front in bright, bold font for an extra special touch. These lunchboxes are roomy and the bento cooler bags will keep food fresh. Orders are couriered in bulk to the local Singapore office, and will reach your doorstep in 3-4 weeks.
Colourful prints and motifs are the mainstay in Wildkin’s lunch box designs. They have sensible features like inner tabs to secure waterbottles and ice packs, and they’re durable and easy-to-clean. Aspiring athletes will love this cheery baby blue design or opt for a mermaid design that will go down swimmingly with the kids.
If your kids are big fans of Sesame Street’s Elmo and Cookie Monster, or Sanrio’s Hello Kitty and Rilakkuma, online stores Qoo10 and Rakuten have a good selection of lunchboxes decorated with these characters in every shape and size. They also sell matching cutlery. Local shipping fees apply.
Main image: Blafre