Recently several moms have contacted us for recommendations of not plastic straw kids cups.
Straw cups are a good choice for older toddlers and school-age children, often they are leak-resistant and hold quite a bit of liquid.
Here are several factors to take into consideration when choosing a not plastic straw kids cup.
- The straw cup should contain zero or very few plastic components
- The cups should be easy for kids to use. Look for things like easy to open and close.
- Leak-proof cups are an important feature for children in daycare or schools.
- Easy to clean; while all the cups we have listed are dishwasher safe, we highly recommend cleaning the straw portion with a brush similar to this one.
Top 5 Not Plastic Straw Kids Cups
Best Leak Proof Straw Bottle
The Thermos Funtainer is a 12 oz insulated 18/8 stainless steel straw cup. The top part of the straw that kids drink out of is made of silicone and the bottom part is made of firmer plastic. My daughter used this cup from K to 3rd grade here in Arizona and even after a long hot day there would still be ice in it. It has a super easy push button for kids to open and the lid simply needs to be pushed down for the cup not to leak when inside lunch boxes or backpacks. Dishwasher safe.
Best Leak Proof Option for Younger Toddlers.
Perfect for toddlers the Foogo is a smaller version of the Funtainer (above) and holds 10oz. it is recommended for ages 18 months and up.
Best Non Plastic Straw Bottle
The Pura line contains zero plastic components, it is an 18/8 stainless steel non-insulated cup with a silicone straw system. It comes with a silicone cap that you can fit over the straw, but this may not be easy for most small children to accomplish. This would be a great option for at-home where the cup would not be transported in a backpack and possibly leak. The cup is easy to clean and recommend for ages 3 months to 4 years.
Toughest, Insulated, and Leak Proof Straw Bottle
Here is an insulated stainless steel straw bottle made by Yeti. Its well made to withstand kids’ daily use and does not leak when closed. It holds a 12oz, is dishwasher safe, and has a plastic straw.
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