Kids need to stay hydrated throughout their day but when it comes to flasks, some tend to leak all over their school bags leaving us left to clean up. Parents know the pain, and here at Schooldays.ie we’ve done our research to find you some of the best no-leak and chemical free flasks and drink bottles for your kids and teens for their back-to-school accessories this year.
For those worried about the chemicals used in producing traditional plastic bottles, there is company called Klean Kanteen, a favourite here at Schooldays.ie. These stainless steel drink canteens are a better option if people want to avoid plastic or aluminium plated drink containers. They do a full range of kids water bottles that have secure sip lids to ensure no spills or leaks. They do baby, kids and adults range in loads of cute colours and different range of lids that you can custom mix and match.
Our fav for school kids is the Kid Kanteen 12oz, available in their online shop.
Sistema are a New Zealand company that specialises in food containers and bottles. All their products are Phthalate and BPA free, made in their factory in NZ. They sell in many online stores and retails shops such as Tesco and House of Fraser. Their Hydrate range feature many styles and colours, and for leak free flasks try their ‘Snap Shut’ HourGlass drinks bottle that is easy for drinking and washing.
Another stainless steel and chemical free kids flask is the Straw Bottle by Eco Vessel. The flasks come in different shapes and styles to suit babies, kids and teens. The Straw Bottle comes with a built in straw so kids don’t have to tilt the bottle, so no danger of spills. Made to withstand the gruelling punishment children can inflict and come in really cool colours and designs.
For the sports stars out there, slugging on bottles of store-bought water or sports drinks can be expensive and the plastic materials used in bottled waters are hazardous to the environment and contain industrial chemical BPA. A large bottle that can be used for school or after school sports for bigger kids is the Hydro Flask Wide Mouth Stainless Steel Bottle. The container is insulated so can keep hot drinks as well as cold ( great for those cold winter morning training sessions) and comes with a lifetime warranty.