The Best Kids Lunch Boxes for 2022

  • Preschoolers
    Kids

Who knew buying a new kids lunch box was akin to buying a new car?! There are so many features, designs, compartments, contraptions, safety guidelines and so many different opinions by those who have road tested them already! It all makes me a little bit nervous for when my son starts big school. Is there such a thing as lunch box envy? After researching this guide and finding out all the awesome lunch boxes out there, I feel like there must be!

10 of the Best Kids Lunch Boxes for 2022

1. Stuck On You Personalised Bento Lunch Boxes

Stuck On You Personalised Bento Lunch Boxes
Personalise your Stuck On You lunch box so it never gets lost!


Your little one will never mix up their lunch box with someone else's again thanks to the Stuck On You labelling feature - add your child's name and choose a colour and one of the fun or cool designs before placing your order. Dishwasher safe and we love the six labelled compartments, including a leak-proof space for yoghurt or dip.

2. Love Mae Bento Lunch Box

Kids Lunch Boxes
Kids will love these themed lunch boxes like Gypsy Girl, Enchanted Forest and On Safari.


Not only is it non-toxic (free from BPA, PVC, Phthalates and metals), the Love Mae bento is pretty and practical! Dishwasher-friendly, the leak-proof lid and two leak-proof small inner containers (who needs cling wrap?) will make sure your little one's lunch doesn't land up all over their school bag. A purpose-built cooler bag with an ice brick can be purchased separately as an add on to a number of gorgeous designs that the kids will love. It's 100% recyclable too (only once it's worn out from daily use, that is!).

3. Sustain-a-Stacker Trio Lunchbox

Sustain-a-Stacker Trio Lunchbox
This generous eco-friendly kids lunch box is ideal for big appetites.


The Sustain-a-Stacker is a 3-in-1 bento lunch box with two stackable levels and an oblong container (perfect for hummus) that fits inside the second layer. Dishwasher-friendly and made with super durable food-grade stainless steel that won't leech, it's non-toxic and a great choice if you're after something plastic-free.

4. Little Lunchbox Co

Three different sizes of are designed for everyone from little eaters to hungry grazers.


Created by an Aussie mother of two, Little Lunchbox Co bento boxes are practical yet still aesthetically appealing to kids with bright colours and bold designs. The Bento boxes come in three different sizes and use BPA-free plastic and can securely hold foods such as fruit, veggies, crackers and yogurt can all be packed side by side without the risk of spoiling. Plus they are so cute!

5. Fuel Bento Lunch Box

Fuel Bento Lunch Box
The functional Fuel Bento is great for variety. It's designed for a 4-course meal!


It's not as "cutesy" as other kids lunch boxes but packs a punch in the practicality stakes. The BPA-free Fuel bento Lunch box has two removable inner containers that can be used separately. One is plain and the other divided into 3 different compartments, with different sizes and shapes. So you can pack a mixed lunch and divided compartments mean the flavours won’t run into each other. 

6. Planet Box Shuttle Lunchbox

Planet Box Shuttle Lunchbox
This mini bento has a range of cool decorative magnets to choose from.


This cool, stainless steel, space-themed bento box will be the talk of the playground. The Planet Box Shuttle Lunchbox is the safe, non-toxic alternative to plastic and makes clean up a breeze. Individual compartments ensure that foods don't touch each other and that lunch arrives looking in tact and tasty! There is a huge range of fun magnets to personalise your lunch box too.

7. Smash Nude Food Movers

These cheap but effective Nude Food Movers are designed to reduce waste with a space for everything to eliminate the need for portion packing and wrapping. The Rubbish Free Lunchbox has three separate storage compartments, with two removable leakproof containers so you can mix and match your healthy food combinations. With a huge range to choose from they are an eco-friendly and wallet-friendly option that you can snap up from most supermarkets and variety stores.

8. LunchBots Stainless Steel Lunch Box

LunchBots Stainless Steel Lunch Box
This 4-compartment bento box is perfect for holding an array of yummy snacks.


Another stylish looking stainless steel kids lunch box with four compartments that promotes waste-free lunches, the LunchBots Stainless Steel Quad Lunch Box from Little Organics is easy to clean, easy to open, sturdy and won't rust or stain. The only downside is they aren't watertight, so it works best with your 'dry' snacks. You can get them with or without a protective, colourful cover and Duo and Trio variations are also available.

9. The Bento Buzz

If the only kids' lunch boxes that seem to work for you are bento boxes, then The Bento Buzz have got you covered. From stainless steel bento boxes to value bundles, snack-size boxes and all the latest trends in kids lunch boxes, you won't be disappointed with the wide variety on offer from The Bento Buzz. Plus, you can order everything online!

10. Hello Green Eco Store

Kids lunch boxes
They've even got a lunch box for your wraps!


If you're looking for a mega range of kids lunch boxes all in one spot, Hello Green Eco Store carries loads of high-quality lunch box brands for a one-stop-lunchbox spot! And the best part is you can filter your results down by materials and product ethics - how convenient!

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