Large lunch boxes and backpacks to bring back to school

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Getting your kids back to school means ticking off a lot of to-do list items. Make sure they have a good backpack and the lunch box may seem like a smaller job, but it needs to be done. We’ve put together a list of great ideas to save you time on the hunt for the best lunch box and backpack for your child.

Lunch boxes have come a long way since I was a kid. I used to have a Transformers metal box – I’m old, don’t judge – but even though it kept my lunch together, it also made it hot and a bit gross. However, these new style lunch boxes keep your child’s food fresh and delicious all day long. Breakfast is one of the most important meals for a child as it helps wake them up after a morning of studying and gives them the energy to face the day.

Backpacks are another essential item for every student, whether they are 5 or 35 years old. Have a good bag to hold your portablenotes, pens and pencils, in addition to having a comfortable and sturdy one, makes your school year more manageable.

The best lunch boxes


Gone are the days of sending your child off to school with a hot tuna sandwich and dry fries. This new trend of bento-style lunch boxes has made school lunches a date to look forward to. My daughter loves hers because it means she can have different, smaller snacks, and a nice dip to eat them.

Sometimes she’ll have carrots and celery with a delicious ranch dip. However, most of the time she gets chocolate sauce with strawberries and oranges. It’s also easy to clean and completely dishwasher safe, making it perfect for everyday use.


Not all students are young and need bright colors. If you’re an older high schooler or a mature student, you might want to pack your lunch in something a little fancier. This stackable bento box comes with a set of cutlery and separate compartments for more adult food, like SpaghettiOs, Dino-Nuggies and…maybe leftovers? I don’t know what adults eat, I’m a baby man who loves baked beans on toast.


Although the Amersun is a fairly standard looking lunchbox, it has a few interesting features. I love the front pocket, which can be used to store things separately from food. My kids use it to store dirty cutlery so they don’t mess up all their snacks. The insulated main pocket is roomy and, if you’re using a freezer pack, will keep your food cold until lunchtime.

This box is also available in a variety of colors and patterns. No matter what your child likes, there’s probably a model that suits their style.


Thermos is well known for keeping cool things cool and hot things hot. This lunch box puts this technology to good use, and the separate compartments allow you to put your Bentgo box in the base, while leaving room for chips, a drink and maybe even a pencil case and a notebook. if you need it. Both areas are lined with a waterproof material that insulates the bag, so you can use a freezer pack to really keep things cool.


Until now, all these lunch boxes had some kind of insulation that would allow them to maintain the temperature well. This pack of four reusable ice packs can be used to help keep food cold, and because there are four of them. you’ll always have one ready when you need it.



The Mandalorian is an integral part of the culture right now, with Grogu – once called Baby Yoda – taking center stage. This fun backpack has plenty of room for your young padawan to store all their books and notes, while the chibi-style lunch box can be detached when it’s snack time. It’s about a foot tall, so it should be fine for anyone starting full school, although I think kindergartners might struggle a bit if it’s full.


The first day of kindergarten is an important milestone that can affect your child’s progress through school. Start having fun with these adorable little animal-shaped backpacks. They have several different spaces to store things and mesh pockets on the side for your child’s water bottle. They are so colorful and lightweight that I wish I had one when I was young.


Although it’s not technically a backpack, it’s a nice bag for a college student. It fits your laptop, notebooks, and just about anything you need. I’m a big fan of the vintage look and that waxed canvas exterior repels water, so your electronics should stay safe while you run to class.

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I hate that it exists. I hate that my child might need it one day. But they do exist, and some schools now require them to make it easier to spot weapons. So if your family needs it, it’s a good one. The stitching is strong around the plastic so it won’t come loose, and there’s a mesh bag for pens and pencils. The shoulder straps are also well padded, so at least your child can be comfortable.

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