9 School Lunch Essentials That You Can Amazon Prime

Between school supplies shopping and the final days of camp, you'll be grateful for fast shipping on these lunchboxes and more.

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August 15, 2019

Break out the sandwiches and juice boxes: Back-to-school season is right around the corner, which means you’re on the brink of resuming your lunch-making duties — if you haven't already! Between shopping for school supplies and the perfect first-day-of-school look, finding time to snag new lunch gear can be tough. Save yourself a trip to yet another retail store by shopping online.

Practical, kid-approved and available for Amazon Prime two-day shipping, the essentials below are the lunch-making trifecta you absolutely need.

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Behind every well-packed meal is a fabulous lunch box — and this option from HOMESPON gets the job done in style. This surprisingly spacious option is insulated, which will help keep produce and juice boxes nice and cool. Available in plenty of fun colors and prints, it’s sophisticated enough to pack your own desk lunch inside, too.

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$11.97

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Why spend a small fortune on disposable plastic bags when there’s Stasher? Food Network fans have already bought hundreds! Perfect for pretzels and sunflower seeds, Stasher reimagined the typical bag in a durable silicone, so you can use them over and over again.

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$27.99

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If you haven't heard the news, this is lunchbox is a number one best-seller on Amazon this year. With five compartments that are ideal for sandwiches, berries and everything in between, this option will ensure your little one has a well-balanced lunch every time. Best of all? It’ll keep their berries from getting cross-contaminated with last night’s macaroni and cheese.

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$19.97

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If your kiddo isn't into bright colors or is in middle or high school, Modetro’s Bento Lunch Box is a more grown-up version of the best-seller above. It has designated spots for snack, entree, and dessert. It also comes in a sleek carrying case, making it easy for both kids and adults to carry.

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$21.99

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Packing your little one some stew or chili? This small Crock-Pot container is a no-brainer. Not only will it keep warm food nice and toasty, but the convenient handle makes it easy to carry to the cafeteria.

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$14.70

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Consider Joseph Joseph’s cutlery set a considerable upgrade from those plastic forks and knives of yore. Not only will this set help you cut down on plastic use, but the fun container will make it easy for your kid to pack them all up after lunch time. No stray spoons here!

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$7.99

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While ice packs are incredibly practical, we have to admit they take up a lot of space in a lunchbox. Fit & Fresh’s slim ice packs minimize the bulk, plus the sweet butterfly shape will add a whimsical touch to lunchtime.

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$17.65

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Want to upgrade your basic turkey sandwich? Check out these bags from Anlomi. Similar to Stasher’s bags, these are a reusable alternative to plastic bags. Not only do these bags come in multiple sizes, this printed option makes lunchtime incredibly fun.

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$13.95

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Of course, no lunch that was packed with love is complete without a note. This set of funny notes decreases the mush factor of typical lunch notes tenfold, making you the coolest guardian in town.

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