12 Pinterest-Worthy Snack Containers For Foodies In-The-Making

Any parent of a picky eater knows that persuading kids to eat their fruits and veggies can be a battle, but nothing whets a child’s appetite quite like a cute container. Even broccoli and Brussels sprouts look crave-worthy when housed in a fish–themed case or a boldly hued bento box.

In order to help parents keep their kids properly nourished, we partnered with Nature Valley™ Backpacker™ chewy oatmeal bites to share 12 precious and portable snack holders sure to get even the fussiest eaters to dig in.

1. For Tasty ‘Tweats’

Give your chickadees a chance to spread their wings with a snack container they can manage all on their own.

The Ubbi Tweat, $9.99, ubbiworld.com

2. The Feisty Fish

Encourage your favorite little guppy to keep on swimming with a sweet, aquatic-themed snack case.

Brinware School of Fish Glass and Silicone Food Container, $12.99, target.com

3. Owl You Need Is This

Your child will have a hoot munching treats from this cartoonish container.

Skip Hop Zoo Snack Cup, $7, skiphop.com

4. For Feline Foodies

Every elementary schooler knows that carting around a themed lunchbox is the cat’s pajamas. This feline-themed bento box is nothing short of cat-tastic ― and it features two separate compartments for double the fun!

Kotobuki 2-Tiered Bento Box, $19, amazon.com

5. The Bee’s Knees

Give your busy bee something to buzz about come lunchtime with this cool canister. The sleek design insulates a fun-sized meal while giving food flair with a sunny illustration.

Skip Hop Zoo-Kids Lunchboxes ― Insulated Food Jar, $32.95, limetreekids.com

6. So Conversational

These catchy containers say it all ― literally. Give lunch a boost with chatty snack boxes that will voice your little one’s thoughts on noshing.

Happy Jackson Snacktastic Snack Boxes, $16, asos.com

7. The Thermos 2.0

Retire that ancient green Thermos left over from your own childhood in favor of a modern version illustrated with a few of your child’s favorite things. Whether butterflies or buses float her boat, these FUNtainers are sure to be a hit.

Thermos FUNtainers, $29.95, limetreekids.com

8. The Trendsetter

The pop-of-color trend isn’t just for the runways this year. These neon neatnik bento boxes are the perfect size for a child’s lunch, but we wouldn’t be surprised if you snap one up for yourself, too.

Takenaka Deep Bento Box, $11.32, amazon.com

9. Fresh And Frosty

Win the war over veggies by keeping healthy snacks stored in this portable crisper, complete with a built-in dressing container. Who says eating healthy has to be a chore?

EZ Freeze Cool Gear Stay Fit Snack N Dip, $10.18, sears.com

10. ‘Greased Lightning’

Even miniature gearheads-in-the-making deserve an auto of their very own. Make his or her first set of wheels a memorable one with these road-ready car containers perfect for snackable goodies.

Car-Shaped Snack Containers, $29.90, hardtofind.com

11. The Furry Friend

If the thought of supplying your child with a bland, basic lunchbox gives you “paws,” look instead to these darling, animal-themed vessels.

Kid’s Animal Friends Snack Containers, $8.99, amazon.com

12. The Spherical Wonder

If snack boxes are just too … square for your kid’s taste, why not try a sphere instead? This easy-to-grip snack ball houses a perfectly portioned serving of cereal or snacks, and it’s a perfect fit for future athletes.

Boon Snack Ball, $4.70, walmart.com

Packing snacks for kids is a challenging task for parents, from choosing travel-friendly containers to selecting treats that fortify and nourish children. If you’re running low on time to pack snacks, pop in a pack of new Nature Valley Backpacker Chewy Oatmeal bites, which are designed to provide kids with the perfect, portable snack-sized portion for fueling up between meals.