Our 10 Favorite Lunchboxes at Target Right Now

By: Kelli Acciardo

A new school year means a new lunch bag and with so many adorable options at $15 (or less), why stop at just one? Unicorns, Pokémon and flamingos are trending right now, so make sure your kid has the cutest gear come September.

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Skip Hop Zoo Unicorn Lunchie Insulated Bag, $15

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Obsessed would be an understatement when talking about this unicorn lunch bag from Skip Hop. Not only will your child have everyone at school asking where they got it, but it's roomy enough for a sandwich, apple and water bottle. Plus, it's insulated, so what you pack will stay fresh.

Wildkin Olive Kids Mermaids Lunch Box, $10

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Going back to school just got a whole lot more fun, thanks to this mermaid lunchbox that will make little ones feel like they're under the sea come lunchtime. Plus, inner tabs and a mesh pouch keep water bottles and ice packs from leaking all over the goods.

FAB NY Pokémon Lunch Bag, $6

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If your little tyke loves to catch 'em all (snacks and Pokémon that is), then they'll be psyched to whip out this appropriately themed bag in the cafeteria. The name-tag slot also makes finding its way back home super simple.

Toca Boca Cat 2-in-1 Lunch Bag, $10

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Show everyone who's the cat's meow when the lunch bell rings with this 2-in-1 tote that has a separate bottom compartment to hold a cold pack. No more soggy food!

Star Wars R2-D2 Lunch Bag with Lights and Sound, $15

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Proper Jedi Masters need proper lunch sacks to transport their afternoon nourishment. This Star Wars lunch kit even has a button that sets off lights and sound effects when pushed. #MomoftheYear, right here.

Crckt Kids' Flamingo Print Lunch Box, $8

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The best way to let your kiddo hold on to summer, even in the fall? With a flamingo lunchbox, obviously. Easy-to-clean polyester fabric is an added bonus.

Cat & Jack Lunch Bag in Multicolor Star, $10

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Parents looking for a gold star for their lunchbox-selection skills will earn it with this one from Cat & Jack. Aside from the $10 price tag, another reason we love this lunch tote is that it attaches to a backpack for effortless carrying.

Bentgo Insulated Lunchbox Bag, $8

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With no signs of the bento box lunch craze slowing down, it might be time to get involved. The Bentgo Bag makes carrying your kids' lunch a breeze, thanks to an interior mesh pocket and securing elastic strap that can accommodate ice packs, napkins, the Bentgo containers like a leakproof cup and bento-style box (sold separately) and more. Taking food on-the-go has never been so trouble-free.

Embark Cactus Lunch Bag with Hydration Pack, $10

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Send your mini-me off in style with this cactus-festooned sack that's designed for easy-wipe cleaning, so no more lingering messes. It also has a convenient side pocket for additional storage of those little extras.

Minecraft Lunch Box in Dirt Block, $15

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Minecraft video gamers will love this "Dirt Block" lunch kit that keeps food cold for hours and is big enough to hold drinks, fruit and cookies, in addition to the main course.

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