What are the Best Lunch Boxes for School Kids?

Regardless of the time of year, the pitter-patter of tiny – and sometimes not-so-tiny – feet fill the corridors in anticipation of that favourite time of day – break time! As parents, our responsibility is to supply our children with enough sustenance to keep them mentally and physically prepared for their school day; and one of the principal ways of doing so is by filling the trusty, age-old lunch box with nutritious sandwiches and other tasty titbits.

A good lunch box is not just about toting healthy midday meals, it is about keeping food fresh, preventing spills and maybe even sparking a smile during your child’s break from academics. However, with so many options available, choosing the right one can be confusing. Contour Houseware equips you with options that you previously might not have considered.

Factors to Consider When Choosing a Lunch Box

  • Age and Appetite – A kindergartener or earlier grade pupil will need a smaller, more manageable plastic lunch box than those in more senior grades who often take part in extramural activities after normal school hours.
  • Food Preferences – Does your child prefer hot lunches and left-over meals, or do they opt for a cold midday meal? Does their lunch involve messy curry and rice or neatly cut sandwiches?
  • Durability and Insulation – Opt for leak-proof, easy-to-clean plastic materials for your child’s back-to-school lunch that can withstand the occasional drop or playground tumble. Insulation might also be key for keeping food at the optimal temperature, so always include a tea towel or similar to keep food warm.
  • Style and Personality – Cool designs and fun lid covers go a long way in making lunchtime more enjoyable, so select a colour lid that matches your child’s personality or have them decorate the lunch box with some funky stickers.

Contour Houseware’s Lunch Box Bonanza

 At Contour Houseware, we are the leading supplier of superior-quality plastic lunch boxes, boasting a fantastic selection of these vital vessels that tick all the boxes. Here are some of our top sellers:

  1. 500ML Diamond – For younger students or smaller appetites, these come in an array of coloured lids and see-through bases that will appeal to many personality types.
  1. 5 Piece 1L Contour – Also available in various lid colours, including blue, lime, salmon, turquoise and yellow, these virgin polypropylene plastic food carriers weigh in at only 765 grams and are ideal for stews or mixed meals.
  1. 1L Hinged – How about our full colour, hinged lunch box? Available in various full-colour shades, these will insulate and keep food warm with an appropriate tea towel, and only weighs in at 110 grams, alleviating extra weight in your child’s suitcase.

Investigating Beyond the Lunch Box

The perfect lunch box is just the beginning. Pack it with nutritious and delicious foods that will fuel your child’s mind and body, regardless of their daily activities. Get creative with Contour’s creations. Add fun notes or jokes to accompany the sandwiches and make lunchtime a delightful part of their school day.

Contour Offers More than Just Lunch Boxes

Contour Houseware offers a host of other unique and useful plastic products. From basins and bins to tables and tubs, we provide them all. All you have to do is visit your local, nationally renowned store to find the most innovative, high-quality plastic products. Contact us and we will point you in the direction of your nearest branch.