The Best Snack and Food Storage Containers for Kids

Dare to imagine a world where children can get their own snacks.

by Lexi Dwyer
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Stasher raspberry color food storage bag with grapefruit slices

Kids eat. A lot. If a kid has three meals and two snacks each day, parents a providing for a whopping 150 eating sessions per month. That’s a mountain of food. But as with many things, having the right tools for the job makes a difference. The best food storage containers for kids can not only help simplify prep and organization; they can allow hungry kids feed themselves, cutting down the time you spend in the kitchen. And if you leave snack containers out, they transform healthier options into easy-access ones: slices of fruit suddenly become as accessible as a bag of chips.

When shopping for containers, look for ones that are easy to open and close, so kids can use them on their own — that is, after all, the whole point. Make sure they’re see-through, so kids can immediately deduce what’s inside. Plus, you want ones that are stackable, dishwasher-safe, and come in a variety of sizes to suit all snack requirements.

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