16 Lunch Boxes Your Kid Won't Be Embarrassed to Carry

No more brown-baggin' it!

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Ready to pack your kid's lunch in something other than a brown bag? From bento boxes to insulated options, choose from these cool picks! Plus, because they're all reusable, it's good for the environment! When kids are proud to carry their lunch around in school, they're more likely to eat it, too!

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Yumbox Bento Container

$29.99

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The ultimate first bento! The Yumbox comes in a variety of bright colors and features a removable inner tray that's illustrated with colorful designs to teach your little lunch-muncher about the major food groups. It's also totally fine if you cheat a little as you pack that lunch — just take out the tray!

More: There Are the Best BPA-Free Bento Boxes for a Picture-Perfect Lunch

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Bentology Insulated Lunch Box Sleeve
$9.99

If you pack up your kid's lunch Bento box-style, consider snatching this insulated sleeve that'll make it look like your kid is just bringing a regular ol' lunch to school. It's also easier to carry, and if (gasp!) your kid drops it rushing to the lunch room, her grapes won't be rolling down the hallway. 

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Monster Lunch Box

$12.99

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Your little one will feel confident heading into the cafeteria with a cute monster buddy. The insulated lunch box is waterproof, easy to clean, and packs a punch of personality! It's the perfect home for little juice boxes and snack packs to stay fresh.

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Wildkin Lunch Box
$9.99

This lunch box has over 1,000 rave reviews on Amazon, and it's available in 16 different styles, so you can pick the one that matches your kid's personality (or backpack!) perfectly. Better yet, maybe give your kid the total freedom to pick out their own design. There's even a convenient mesh pocket to store any extra snacks and napkins. 

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Pizza Lunch Box

$31.99

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Your kid might not be able to eat pizza every day, but at least they can have an easier time getting in the mood for mealtime with a lunch box like this! The bright yellow insulated lunch box features pizza pies and slices. We can already hear that stomach growling ...

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Vera Bradley Lunch Bunch

$39.99

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This black and white Vera Bradley lunch tote is the perfect choice for a gal in middle school or high school. Vera Bradley bags are famous for their interesting paisley patterns that feature a variety of colors — this option features the classic print, and we love it!

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PackIt Multiple Use Lunch Bag

$13.81

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Whether you need to freeze it or fold it, this stylish PackIt comes insulated so your kid's food won't wilt or get soggy by the time lunch is served. We love the trendy print — it's perfect for fashionistas in middle school.

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Lego Lunch Box

$14.39

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If your little one is a LEGO lover, get ready to hear some squeals and cheers when you come home with this. Mini mix-and-match LEGO boxes fit right inside the larger lunch box, so it's really more like a bento box. Your kid is sure to steal the show with this one!

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Igloo Lunch Box

$12.95

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If you have a "cool kid" at home, he won't be embarrassed to carry around this black lunch box. The thick neoprene material it's made of will keep your kid's food and drinks cold and fresh. The other awesome thing about the material? It's easy to wipe clean!

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EmojiNation Lunch Box

$23.99

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Emojis are all the rage right now, so pack your little one's lunch in this carrier decorated with the smiley faces we all know and love. Aside from the design of the lunch box being on trend, it will inspire your kid to break out of his or her shell at lunchtime. 😉

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Jansport Roll Top Lunch Bag in Aqua Dash

$19.95

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This simple Jansport lunch bag is a safe bet for the kid who's always worried about what other people think. The cool bold color makes a big enough statement, and we love that the bag is similar in shape and size to the standard brown bag.

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Lunch Bag by Fluf

$21.50

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We're obsessed with this basic, eco-friendly lunch bag that carries a bit of boldness and dry humor along with the PB&J. Your kid will love the simplicity of it, and get a kick out of it, too. Plus, you'll love not wasting all those brown bags!

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Skip Hop Unicorn Zoo Lunch Box
$14.00

Believe in the power of unicorns to get your little one to eat up. This insulated lunch bag will hold snacks and lunch for preschool, enticing even the pickiest of eaters to dig in. It's like magic!

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Dabbawalla Lunch Bag
$22.57

Reviewers not only love this lunch bag for being super spacious, but also because you can toss it right into the wash if it gets dirty. Available in both patterned and plain versions, you may even consider getting one for yourself because the flexible build is so high-quality!

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Apple Park Organic Picnic Pal Insulated Lunch Pack
$26.50

If you're already foregoing plastic sandwich bags, further reduce your child's carbon footprint with this cute bunny Apple Park lunch pack that's made from nine recycled plastic water bottles.

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Itzy Ritzy Snack Happens Reusable Snack Bag
$9.99

This bonus item is a must-have for any and every lunch bag. Ditch the plastic baggies and use Itzy Ritzy Snack Happens reusable bags to pack your child's sandwich, fruit, and snacks for lunch.

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