Back to School

Back to School

August 23, 2023 Our Partners, Shop Local

The transition from lazy summer days to the bustling school routine is upon us, and that means one thing – back-to-school preparations are in full swing. As you gear up for another academic year, it's time to start thinking about how to keep your little ones well-fed during their busy school days.

We've carefully curated a collection of lunchtime goods containing products from Canadian companies 3 Sprouts and Keep Leaf as well as US based S'well bottle.

3 Sprouts Lunch Bags: Adorable Design Meets Functionality

Gone are the days of boring lunch bags that blend into the background. 3 Sprouts' collection of lunch bags, bento boxes, water bottles and thermos' combine adorable animals with practical features, making lunchtime an exciting experience for your kids. These items are great for kids in kindergarten and younger grades.  Their adorable animal motifs to vibrant colors are sure to bring a smile to your child's face.

What sets 3 Sprouts apart is their commitment to quality. These lunch bags are crafted from durable materials that can withstand the wear and tear of school life. They're also easy to clean, ensuring that spills and messes are no longer a cause for concern.

This year 3 sprouts came out with a few new lunchbox designs geared towards older kids with simpler patterns.  These new lunchboxes are made from recylced materials.

2. Keep Leaf: Embrace Sustainability

As we become more conscious of our environmental footprint, incorporating reusable and sustainable options into our daily lives is crucial. Keep Leaf offers a range of reusable sandwich and snack bags as well as stainless steel containers.  The sandwich and snack bags are not only environmentally friendly but also practical and stylish.  Keep Leaf also offers a range of lunch bags and boxes in coordinating patterns. 

All Keep Leaf products are made from organic cotton and free from harmful chemicals, Keep Leaf's provide a safe and hygienic way to pack your child's lunch. Plus, their eye-catching patterns and designs add a touch of creativity to your lunch-packing routine.

3. S'well Bottles: Keeping Hydration Stylish and Sustainable

S'well bottles sleek and stylish stainless steel bottles are more than just accessories – they're an essential part of your child's daily routine. 

S'well bottles are designed to keep beverages cold for up to 24 hours or hot for up to 12 hours, making them ideal for all seasons.

But it's not just about aesthetics. S'well is dedicated to sustainability, and their bottles are crafted from high-quality, BPA-free materials. By opting for a S'well bottle, you're not only ensuring that your child stays hydrated but also reducing the use of disposable plastic bottles.  S'well is also a certified B corp.

Megan Munro

My name is Megan Munro and I am the founder of Caribou Gifts (est. March 2020). I am passionate about helping people find the perfect gift, as well as giving back to the community we live and work in.

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