We pack a lunch nearly every day for our kids and they love it.
They key making this work on hectic mornings is:
Here is what you'll need for fast and FUN lunches:
Here are the best silicone bags for snacks or leftovers around the house. (Dishwasher safe and way nicer than plastic). We've recommended them for years after trying several types/ They also have larger sizes for storing bigger items.
Obviously any lunch bag works, but since there seems to be an overwhelming number of options, I thought I'd share the ones we've used with success.
Lauren likes having the larger one because it allows her to keep her water bottle in the top (This keeps it together for lunch since her school has all the kids put the lunches in a cart at once and brings them to the lunch room waiting for the kids.)