When drawing up a ranking of the very best lunch boxes, Bentgo’s was our top pick for preschoolers — though it’s recommended for kids up to the age of 7, meaning they can use it through second grade or so. And it’s designed to last for years: droppable (with rubber-coated edges), leakproof (with sturdy latches that still open up intuitively), and washable (with a removable tray that’s both dishwasher- and microwave-safe). It’s also easy for kids to use. Jessica Garza, a kindergarten teacher in Katy, Texas, who runs the blog the Primary Parade, uses it to pack snacks for her 4-year-old, and she loves how easy it is for kids to open and close on their own, which is especially important now with COVID “as well as with fine motor-skill development.”
Usually $40, this lunch box is currently 30 percent off in five different colors— but we spotted an additional $5 coupon, which brings this cute and compartmentalized beginner’s bento box down to just $23, the cheapest we’ve ever seen it.
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