The Best Fun and Practical School Lunchbox Accessories (2019 Guide)

Buying your kid’s lunchbox is only half the battle!

Now you need to get the fun accessories that help keep food organized and separate inside the lunchbox.

From reusable sandwich bags to snack and sauce containers, here’s the big list of practical items you need to keep your kids lunchbox neat and fun at the same time.

School Lunchbox Accessories

Reusable Sandwich Bags

CHAUDER REUSABLE SANDWICH BAGS

If your kids are dinosaur fans, they are going to love these cute reusable snack and sandwich bags. These things are just so handy and adorable – each one featuring a friendly dinosaur to protect the food in it. Use these bags instead of disposable sandwich bags to save a little money and reduce waste, and your kids will thank you for their new lunchbox friends!


WEGREECO REUSABLE SANDWICH BAGS

This set of three reusable sandwich and snack bags is perfect for kids. The bags are made of fabric in three different sizes, making it easy to fit just about any food item you desire. Easily washable, with an adorable owl design, these sadwich bags help you reduce waste while saving you money. (Bonus: they’re also great for carrying small toys!)


BUMKINS REUSABLE & WASHABLE SANDWICH BAG

When you really just need one awesome reusable sandwich bag, this Bumkins bag is for you. Measuring 7×7 inches, this sandwich bag is durable, single-ply, and easy to wash. Resistant to stains and odors, it is a handy way to carry a sandwich or your favorite snack. And the simple, attractive designs makes this bag great for kids.


SPLF LEAKPROOF REUSABLE STORAGE BAGS

Prefer the idea of plastic bags but want something that is reusable and more environmentally sound? These leak-proof bags may be the perfect compromise. You get five bags in the set and these are perfect for holding sandwiches or snacks of all sizes. One set of these bags can replace 500 disposable baggies. These handy bags are freezer safe, too!


STASHER REUSABLE SILICONE SANDWICH BAGS

Stasher Reusable Sandwich bags is seriously next-level. Made from silicone, this bag is not only handy and reusable but you can do all kinds of things with it. This tough little bag easily goes from freezer to cooking. This means that you can use it to make your own “boiling bags” of food for lunch or dinner. It’s also microwave and oven safe up to 400 degrees Fahrenheit and available in a variety of colors and sizes – which is great. Because you know you’re going to need more than one!


BQYPOWER LEAKPROOF REUSABLE SANDWICH BAGS

This set of six storage bags are reusable and zip to close just like the baggies they replace. But this set of six takes the place of more than 500 of the disposable ones, saving you money while reducing waste. Perfectly sized for sandwiches and snacks, these handy bags are see-thru so you can easily see what you’ve stored in them. And they keep well in the freezer, too!


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Reusable Snack Bags and Storage Containers

FULL CIRCLE ZIPTUCK REUSABLE SNACK BAGS

My favorite thing about these reusable snack bags is that they are built to stand up. How cool is that? Standing up means that these bags are easier to fill (so kids can do it on their own!) and to snack from, even if you’re busy doing other things. These bags are leak-proof and air tight, enabling them to keep all your favorite snacks fresh and ready-to-eat!


HIBALA DOUBLE-LAYER REUSABLE SNACK BAGS WITH STRAP

This set of three reusable bags is not only handy, but adorable. Each bag is covered with pretty pastel fish (which may not be enough to make you start humming the “Baby Shark” song, but you never know). They come in three different sizes so you can pack a variety of foods for your kid’s school lunch. And each bag comes with a carrying strap, making them a perfect choice for hiking, camping, or family picnics!


LEAKPROOF KIDS FOOD STORAGE CONTAINERS

When your kids are ready to make their own lunch, these containers are the perfect size for yogurt, pudding, jello, and other small snacks! You get 12 in each set, allowing them to store a variety of food in containers that are colorful and fun.


FRESHPOUCH REUSABLE FOOD & DRINK CONTAINER

When your kids are ready to make their own lunch, these containers are the perfect size for yogurt, pudding, jello, and other small snacks! You get 12 in each set, allowing them to store a variety of food in containers that are colorful and fun.


SISTEMA TO GO MINI SNACK CONTAINER

Each of these four containers are small and square, holding 2 oz. of food. They’re perfect for both kids and adults with lids that lock tight. They’re not leak-proof, so fill them with pretzels, cheese cubes or whatever you want that won’t leak.


Leak-Proof Sauce Containers

TAVVA DIPPING SAUCE CONTAINER SET

There are so many lunch foods that can benefit from a great dip or condiment, and with these cute containers, you can pack your dips with your food. There are three containers to a package, each holding 1.5 ozs of your favorite dip, sauce, or condiment. And the lids snap on nice and tight so they won’t leak!


YINGGG PORTABLE CONDIMENT SQUEEZE BOTTLE

Do your kids like taking salads for lunch but hate how soggy they get after sitting in dressing half the day? Then they’ll love these wonderful little bottles. There are three sizes available, with the smallest being just over an ounce in size. And you get four reusable squeeze bottles in a set, so they can even take more than one type of salad dressing or dip if they want. So much handier than carting around that big bottle, right?


BENTGO SAUCE CONTAINER

Bento boxes are incredibly convenient with their individual compartments and a variety of shapes and sizes. And these reusable sauce containers are made to fit perfectly in those compartments. There are two containers per set and each container holds just over an ounce of condiment. What a great way to include vegetable dips, salad dressings, and anything else you can think of!


SISTEMA DRESSING TO GO CONTAINERS

Do you like to send fresh veggies and dip when you pack lunch for your kids? With this set of four reusable dressing containers, you can send a delicious dip with each school lunch you pack. Each container holds just a little over an ounce – the perfect amount for any sliced vegetables or fruits your kids love. These reusable containers are so handy, you’ll wonder how you ever lived without them!


RUBBERMAID LUNCH BLOX SAUCE CONTAINERS

Kids who take finger foods for lunch may want some good reusable dip or dressing containers. These containers hold three ounces, making them large enough to satisfy most appetites. The perfect dipping containers for the win!


Insulated Thermos Containers

THERMOS FUNTAINER FOOD JAR

A good thermos is always nice to have around and this 10-ounce thermos is a great option for both kids. There is no better way to keep food at the right temperature until it’s lunchtime. And this wonderful thermos will keep milk cold, soup hot, and keep the rest of your kid’s lunch safe and unaffected!


YUMBOX ZUPPA WIDE MOUTH THERMAL FOOD JAR

Looking for a larger container for bigger appetites? This thermos holds up to 14 ounces of your favorite soup, stew, or beverage, and it is great at keeping things at the right temperature. This thermos will keep food hot for up to six hours and cold for up to twelve, ensuring that your food will be ready when you are. And the wide lid makes it easy to eat right from the container!


LUNCHBOTS STAINLESS STEEL THERMAL

This eight ounce thermos is the perfect size for sending warm soup in your child’s lunch. If you prefer sending cold foods, this thermos will keep potato and macaroni salads safely cool until lunchtime, or even a nice serving of milk. Of course, it’s also the right size for taking an extra cup of coffee with you for your commute – so you might want to consider buying two!


THERMOS FOOGO STAINLESS STEEL FOOD JAR

Although great for adults, this watermelon colored thermos seems the perfect size for older kids. Holding up to 10 ounces of warm or cold food, the wide container makes it easy to eat from, even if filled with soup or stew. This great thermos keeps food warm for around five hours and cold for seven and the attractive design makes it a real favorite among kids and adults alike!


DACOOL LUNCH CONTAINER THERMOS FOOD JAR

This handy hot or cold insulated food container comes with a folding spoon that fits cozily in the cap of the container for easy storage. It’s the perfect size, 16 ounces, for bento boxes, picnics or travel and comes in an assortment of colors for kids or adults.


MIRA LUNCH THERMOS

The Mira 13.5 ounce vacuum-sealed food lunch thermos is perfect for a full-sized meal but small enough to fit comfortably in a kid’s lunch bag. Built to last, this thermos will keep food hot for up to 5 hours or cold for up to 10 hours. It’s wide-mouth opening is great for easily filling the container with pasta, soup or chili. Take your homemade meals with you, anywhere, anytime.


Lunch Box and Bag Labels

CHUBBIEE SELF-LAMINATING, WATERPROOF NAME LABELS

These self-laminating labels are a must for identifying kids’ lunchboxes and other containers. Perfect for school. This pack comes with an assortment of sizes and designs. Durable and waterproof, yet easy to remove without leaving a sticky residue.


AVERY DURABLE KID LABELS

Don’t send your kids anywhere without adding these identification labels to all their gear! Great for lunchboxes, camping gear, electronic devices sports equipment, thermos and food containers! They are dishwasher and microwave safe, too!


CHUBBIEE REMOVABLE WRITE-ON LABELS

Chubbiee write-on identification labels are perfect for those small containers that need identifying. From leftovers, to school, to travel, to special diet needs, these labels are a must. Waterproof and easily removable.


PEEL AND STICK WATERPROOF LABELS

These multi-use labels work for just about anything, from adults and kids, to work-related needs. Comes in an assortment of colors for easy color-coding of items. Great for organizational projects. Print and customize them any way you want.


WHOOZEMS LABELING KIT

Look no further for the complete labeling kit that does it all! Comes with an assortment of labels with cute designs for just about any need from daycare to school item labeling. From sippy cups to shoes and bags, these labels will stick to your items even through the wash cycles!


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