Back to School Essentials

Back to School Essentials


It’s that time of the year again! Packing school meals can be easy, healthy, and even more delicious than eating out. We’ve hand selected products to help make packing on-the-go meals a super simple task. Whether you’re a college student or a parent, this guide can help point you in the right direction.

1. Elementary School

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It’s time to give your kid a break from ordinary PB&J’s. With an insulated food jar, your little one can enjoy hot and tasty meals during lunch. Mira jars keep food hot for up to 5 hours or cold for up to 10 hours so meals can be enjoyed at just the right temperature. Fill up their 13.5 oz food jar with steaming hot soup, pasta, rice and more. For those with smaller appetites or for snacks, the 9 oz food jar is a great option. Made from 18/8 high-grade stainless steel, foods stay fresh for hours and cleaning the jar is a breeze. Pack the leak-proof food jar in backpacks or lunch boxes without worrying about spills or leaks. Mira food jars also come in various colors so your kid can pick the color of their choice!

If your kid enjoys a beverage in the morning, our thermos flask is exactly what they need. Send your kid to school with warm milk or cold juice. The insulated thermos will keep drinks cold for up to 24 hours or hot for up to 12 hours so they can enjoy their drink throughout the day or fill their thermos with water later on in the day. The stylish 12 oz cascade and the sporty 12 oz sierra water bottles keep drinks insulated for the same amount of time and are just the right size for little hands. Whether your kid is playing tag during recess or at soccer practice, the 12 oz sierra is the best hydration companion. The quick release cap and carry handle are perfect for quick sips.

2. High School

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For growing teens, good nutrition is key. Our 17 oz food jar has all the same great features as our other food jars, and includes a foldable spoon that fits inside the lid. Pack healthy and tasty meals with the Mira food jar that fits nicely in backpacks and lunch boxes.

Stay hydrated throughout the day with our ridge bottle that keeps drinks ice cold for up to 24 hours or hot for 12 hours. The straw lid and carry handle makes it easy to use the bottle on all daily adventures during or after school.

Our stylish 20 oz tumblers are also ideal for taking beverages to school. The insulated tumbler includes 2 different lids for hot or cold drinks. The silicone straw is ideal for cold drinks and is comfortable to sip from. Use the flip lid for hot drinks such as soothing tea or chai lattes. 

3. College

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Get a bottle that works as hard as you do. Whether you’re off to class or headed to the gym, the sierra spout lid bottle is there to keep you hydrated through it all. This bottle has all of the benefits of our other insulated water bottles and fits perfectly in backpack cup holders or in your bag.

Sometimes you need a little extra energy in the morning from all of the studying the day before. For those of you who love coffee, try our travel mugs that are insulated and leak proof. If you love tea, our tea infuser travel mug is as good as it gets. In addition to being sleek and stylish, our insulated tea infuser mug includes a steeper for loose or bagged tea so you can get all the goodness without any of the mess. The flip-lid on this leak-proof mug is great for hot or cold drinks. If you prefer to have the option of having 2 different lids, our insulated tumbler includes a straw lid and a flip lid for hot or cold drinks.

After a long week of studying it’s nice to take a break with some grape juice. Our insulated wine cups display beautifully and keep drinks cold for hours. The wine cups also come with a splash-proof tritan lid so you don’t have to worry about spilling your drink.


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