We love being able to provide our kids with a healthy packed lunch each day. As moms, trying to promote good nutrition, we feel packing provides more control over what our kids are eating. Great options for lunch include fruits, veggies, whole grains, and protein. Plus there’s always room for a little, healthy, homemade chocolate treat! Read 6 Ways to Get Your Kids to Eat Better for more tips and tricks!

To make packing easier we’ve put together some of our favorite lunch box staples. It’s imperative to have a few reliable supplies and containers to offer variety…and fun! Most items below are linked to the store sites indicated. Feel free to shop!

Lids: MLB insulated lunch bags $14.99

Amazon: set of 4 sandwich cutters $9.95

Amazon: Fogo Thermos $14.87

Target: Wet Ones 24 single packets $2.37

Amazon: 6 pack container set $15.97

Amazon: set of 5 fruit & veggie cutters $9.95

Amazon: Fogo insulated water bottle $16.64

FREE: printable lunch box notes

Amazon: Bento Box $27.99

Target: 8 extra small reuseable containers

Target: 2 pack thermos $2.99

Mabels Labels: 45 personalized name stickers $12.60

IKEA/Amazon: 18 Piece reusable flatware set $4.90

Target: 40 count snack bags $2.29

Amazon: 6 reuseable bags $12.95

Amazon: set of 4 penguin ice packs $8.99