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Kid's Lunch Boxes for Back to School

Wondering where to find the best in kids’ lunch boxes out there for your little ones? Whether it’s for back-to-school lunches or for home-made sandwiches, we’ve got the low down on some cool cool bags and plastic lunch boxes for 2015.

Tesco offer a few styles in lunch boxes and are great for those on a budget. They have a range of cool bags such as the insulated lunch bag Thermos Radiance Dual Compartment Lunch Bag for under a tenner. also do full range for girls and boys styles, and for something ridiculously cute but a little more on the pocket, check out the range from Skip Hop Zoo Lunchies Insulated Kids Lunch Bag, that have a cute little Lion bag for animal lovers!

Irish company are experts in food transport for kids and have a huge range of products in their online shop. (They also do massive range of drink bottles and flasks too!) Our favourites here at is the eco-friendly is Smash’s Nude Food Movers Rubbish Free lunch box with it’s removable compartments and hinged lid, so no loss of lid. All the products are made from recycled plastics and BPA free, PVC free, dishwasher friendly and freezer safe makes the lunch box ideal for everyday use.

Another cute fav from is their range of colourful PACKIT cool bags that keep food cool for up to ten hours. Their cool bags are free from harmful chemicals, tried and tested and come in polka dots! are an Irish online store that sell a range of kids school items and have a great range of kids lunch boxes cool bags and flasks. An affordable range, our favourite is the retro designed cool bag for €6! Made from 90% recycled plastic.

For something super stylish for both kids and adults is the Brown Paper Lunch Bag which is a washable, reusable bag, based on the iconic brown paper bag design. The bag is padded and insulated and comes with a magnetic fastener and claims to be indestructible! Super cute and hipster-kid friendly.

For more on lunch box ideas and more see our recipe section here.

Don't forget to check out our school suppliers for more!