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Can you recommend a food flask for school please?

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SakuraM Wed 07-Nov-18 10:36:47


I'm not sure where to post; hope it's OK to do it here.

I wanted to buy my DD (5) a food flask for a hot lunch sometimes at school. I first chose this one (I like the brand, colour, etc.) but cancelled the order when I realised how small it is (290ml).

All the reviews are positive, but I wonder how much food their children can have from it?

I don't intend to give her soup and I need something bigger (over 400 ml for sure) that I won't necessarily fill all the way up. So, please could anyone recommend one that is leak-proof, sturdy and that my daughter can use for years?

Thanks a lot!

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Ricekrispie22 Wed 07-Nov-18 17:33:13

My youngest has this one which isn't much bigger
My DS has this which is plenty big enough

redsummershoes Wed 07-Nov-18 17:34:46

check with school first. ours doesn't allow hot packed food

SakuraM Wed 07-Nov-18 17:52:40

@Rice: thx for the links; I like the U Konserve one.
@Red: thx I'll do that tomorrow.

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BellaMoo Thu 08-Nov-18 06:54:38

I’ve recently bought two Thermos food flasks. They aren’t cheap but they’ve been brilliant so far and seem to have plenty of space for a decent lunch which stays warm until they’re eaten.

There’s also a fold up spoon in the lid which is very handy and which my girls love!

haba Thu 08-Nov-18 07:03:20

We have the thermos ones. They're excellent, but the lids can be hard to unscrew if they're put on too tightly by DH.

Onlyaprawn Thu 08-Nov-18 07:04:30

We use the Thermos flasks like @BellaMoo. Really recommend them.

SakuraM Thu 08-Nov-18 16:08:59

Hi all!

I've asked DDs teacher about packed hot lunches and the school does allow them.

Thanks a lot for your help, I really appreciate it. I will take into consideration everything you suggested.


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EvaReady Thu 08-Nov-18 22:32:27

We have a Thermos Flask - better to get the size flask that you intend to fill - otherwise it won't stay warm enough.

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