Bento on the brain at the moment, I thought I'd post about "Goodbyn". Goodbyn is one of the best earth-friendly lunchboxes around. I personally find it mom, child and budget friendly too. I consider it the "Americanized Bento" of the bunch. I first purchased this last year when my son enter Kindergarten, but I would have done well to pay attention to the 'suggested age' which was 6 years and up. Although I tried to teach my 5 year old how to 'click' the lid shut -- I just didn't feel comfortable that he would be able to do it on his own. But as he turned 6 a few months ago, and his motor-skills naturally improved -- It's been very simple for him to use.
No plastic bags or juice boxes needed. Since it is dishwasher safe (although I prefer to wash it by hand) it's a breeze to clean. FDA Approved - BPAs, Phthalates & Lead Free and 100% recyclable. It comes with over 100 stickers for personalization. It's available in two sizes and many color options. Goodbyn is available from My Toy Box, where I find their prices very competitive, especially when on sale.
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