Exploring the Best and Safest Non-Toxic Cups and Water Bottles for Kids

At Nature Kids Co., we understand the importance of providing your little ones with the safest and most eco-friendly products. Just like our commitment to non-toxic baby bottles, we believe that choosing the right cups and water bottles for your kids is a crucial part of creating a healthy and sustainable environment. In this article, we'll delve into the world of non-toxic kids' cups, exploring why they matter and introducing you to some of the best options available.

Why Non-Toxic Cups Matter:

Children are naturally curious, and as parents, we want to create a space where they can explore and learn without unnecessary exposure to harmful chemicals. Non-toxic cups play a vital role in promoting a healthy lifestyle for your kids. By opting for cups free from harmful substances like BPA, phthalates, and other toxins commonly found in plastics, you are making a conscious choice to protect your child's well-being and the environment, avoiding these chemicals getting ingested by your child. 

Our number 1 recommended material for kids' non-toxic drinking cups is stainless steel! Why?

Stainless steel is a preferred material for non-toxic kids' cups due to its durability and resistance to corrosion. It is free from harmful chemicals and provides a safe alternative to plastic. Stainless steel cups are also known for their ability to maintain the temperature of both hot and cold beverages, making them versatile for various drink options, and they are incredibly durable. Need more specific reasons?

  • Stainless steel is the most highly recommended material for kids dinnerware and drinkware by the American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Food-grade 304 stainless steel is free of BPA, PVC, phthalates, melamine and lead, and the rest of the nasty stuff
  • Completely non-breakable, most durable out of all dinnerware materials (buy it once and it can last for generations)
  • Very environmentally friendly due to high durability and recyclability
  • Easy clean-up (dishwasher safe)

Check out some of our favorite safe and functional kids' stainless steel cups and water bottles:

Elk and Friends Stainless Steel 10 oz Mason Jar Cups:
  • Set of 4 cups with very cute nature-inspired neutral minimalist designs 
  • Made from stainless steel with silicone sleeves and straws
  • Versatile: double up as non-toxic snack storage containers as well 
WeeSprout 2-in-1 Stainless Steel Drinking Cups:
    • Set of 4 minimalist neutral cups, available in 2 sizes (8 oz and 12 oz)
    • The set comes with straw lids as well as storage lids, making these cups also versatile as Elk and Friends (for storing snacks on-the-go)
          Klean Kanteen Kids' Stainless Steel 12 Oz Sport Cap:
            • Made from safe, 18/8 stainless steel
            • Free from BPA, phthalates, and other harmful chemicals
            • Features a spill-resistant sport sippy cap
            • Interchangeable lids for added versatility

            Avanchy Stainless Steel 8 Oz Baby Straw Cup

            avanchy stainless steel baby toddler 8 oz silicone straw cup
            • Temperature Control: Keep drinks at the perfect temperature with this insulated design, ensuring every sip is just right.
            • Transition-Friendly, Lightweight: Sized perfectly for babies moving from bottles to cups, this 8 oz cup provides a comfortable grip for tiny hands.
            • Eco-friendly and non-toxic: Made from durable stainless steel, this cup is plastic-free, promoting sustainability and reducing plastic waste while avoiding your baby or toddler getting exposure to harmful chemicals and microplastics. 
            • Built to Last: With stainless steel construction, this cup is designed for durability, ensuring it withstands the rigors of daily use.
            • Hassle-Free Cleanup: Dishwasher-safe for easy cleaning, so you can spend more time enjoying moments with your little one.

            The Purity of Glass

            Glass is another safe material for kids' cups and water bottles. Glass doesn't leach chemicals at any temperature. It is also endlessly recyclable. The drawbacks of glass baby bottles are breakability and heavier weight. If you can live with these drawbacks, glass bottles are a good safe choice for feeding babies. 

            Here are some of our favorite glass cups and bottles for kids: 

            Elk and Friends Kids and Toddler 8 oz Glass Mason Jar Cups

            • Constructed with glass for a pure drinking experience
            • Silicone sleeve provides a comfortable grip
            • Comes with a spout lid and silicone straw with a stopper to accommodate different ages and preferences
            • Free from BPA, PVC, and phthalates
            • Great option for younger kids / toddlers 

            Lifefactory 12 oz Glass Water Bottle with Active Flip Cap 

            • Made from high-quality glass
            • Protective silicone sleeve for durability and easy handling
            • BPA/BPS-free and phthalate-free
            • Dishwasher-safe for easy cleaning

            Glass cups, such as the LifeFactory Glass Sippy Cup, are not only non-toxic but also environmentally friendly. They are recyclable and do not contribute to the environmental issues associated with plastic waste. The use of a silicone sleeve adds an extra layer of protection, making it suitable for little hands. 

            Bottom line

            When it comes to your child's health and the well-being of our planet, every choice matters. By opting for non-toxic kids' cups and water bottles, especially those made from stainless steel or glass, you're not only providing a safe drinking experience for your little ones but also contributing to a more sustainable future. At Nature Kids Co., we are dedicated to curating the best non-toxic products for your family, ensuring that every moment with your nature-loving kids is both safe and enjoyable. Choose wisely, and let's raise a generation that cherishes the environment as much as we do.



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