EDIT: quote didn't work - same Smiggle one as PP with the separate zip compartment on top.
DD got one of these for Christmas and I am so thrilled - I had seen this style of lunchbox in the classroom and think they are fantastic. When she had cut fruit, I couldn't fit sandwich box + 2 snack boxes + fruit box into the standard Smash style zip coolers.
I use all the Systema click containers (got coloured ones a few years ago, haven't seen them yet this year) and they have a (mostly waterproof) seal. I also use MyLilPouch for yoghurt. I like separate containers for each item for a few reasons - some mummy, some teacher:
- If lunch box gets knocked over, only one item gets ruined
- Smells don't taint other foods (eg. salami or tuna)
- Sandwiches aren't exposed to air 1-2 times before lunch
- Makes it easier for the teacher to spot if kid is tucking in to lunch during recess (some kids will eat everything at recess and then be so cranky by the end of the day).
- If crackers/cookies don't get eaten, the container can just be re-packed the next day meaning less waste
The bento-style boxes look so cool and bring out the shopaholic in me but, alas, I've seen one too many lunchbox fly across the room as someone nudges past to put their apple in the compost!
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22-01-2016 05:44 #81
22-01-2016 06:02 #82
Is the sistema from Coles or Kmart any good? I don't want to spend big for first time use for the kids.
22-01-2016 06:58 #83
Sistema is good. They do go in special every now and then at coles and woollies for half price.
22-01-2016 09:02 #84
For anyone interested in the Yumbox, I received mine in the mail today.
I really like it, however it's a bit smaller than I imagined (I bought the original bento style box, not the Panino which holds a sandwich).
It'll suit our needs, but if your child is a pretty big eater it's not going to cut it (unless you are happy to pack additional food separately).
22-01-2016 09:28 #85
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22-01-2016 18:23 #87
I bought these today at a Japanese store called daiso. They are stainless steel and very light. Not sure if they are leak proof but I will use for dry foods anyway. $2.80 each.
22-01-2016 20:32 #88
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28-01-2016 22:17 #90
Following, not sure if the current lunchbox I have is going to cut it...
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