If you remember taking lunch to school in a brown paper bag, today’s lunchboxes will make you wish you could go back to the cafeteria. The functionality behind keeping food leak-free and at-temperature, while still looking cute, is nothing short of science. The brands below all marry technology you’ll appreciate and fun patterns and colors that kids will love. They might even make your kids more likely to eat their lunch—and make the packing process a little more enjoyable.
Bentgo Kids Lunch Box, Lunch Bag, and Ice Pack Set, $56
Wanderwild Out to Lunch, Shark Tide, $35
Planetbox Rover/Launch Carry Bag, $33
Yumbox Stainless Steel Leakproof Bento Box, $43
Flatbox Original, $22
Crate and Barrel Soft Insulated Kids Lunch Box, $27