Best Water Bottle for Kids - UK Reviews

Thanks for taking your time to read our reviews on what we believe to be the best water bottles for kids. As you can imagine there are any number of choices to be had on the UK market. We have managed these down to our top 10 list.

We have based that on the actual ratings left by many buyers on line who have bought a water bottle for their kids, and then taken the time to leave a review. Those reviews are often very helpful, as those buyers have used the bottle, discovered the good and bad points, and then taken some time out to leave a review.

What we do here is visit the websites that sell these types of water bottles and collect all of the available information. That is the initial part of our research where we are simply gathering all of the information. We then analyse two parts of that rating which are:

  1. The actual rating score that they have given the water bottle (Some sites use a star system and others use a numeric system)
  2. We also make note of the many comments, both good and bad, and then summarise all of that information for you

That allows us to create a top 10 list based on the highest buyer rated products. It also saves our readers having to do all of this boring research. So just below you will find our list of the best water bottle for kids.

Top 10 List of Water Bottles for Kids

We have matched the rating to the quality of the product as follows:

  • >90% - is an excellent product
  • 81-90% is a very good product
  • 71-80% is a good product
  • 61-70% is a satisfactory product but does have some complaints
  • <60% - we don't even show you those as we don't think they are good products
  1. HeavenlyUnicorns Unicorn Water Bottles (94%)
  2. Ion8 Leak Proof Slim Water Bottle (92%)
  3. HoneyHolly Sports Water Bottle for Kids (90%)
  4. Sistema Twist 'n' Sip BPA Free Water Bottle (89%)
  5. AceCamp TRITAN Water Bottle (90%)
  6. Mango Kids Water Bottle With Straw (88%)
  7. CamelBak eddy Kids Water Bottle (88%)
  8. Polar Gear Sports Bottle (82%)
  9. Marvel 600ml Sports Bottle (82%)
  10. Nuby Unicorn Water Bottle for Kids (80%)

1. HeavenlyUnicorns Unicorn Water Bottles

  • Overall this water bottle got an online buyer satisfaction rating of 94%
  • 86% of all buyers gave this bottle a full 5 star review
  • 4% of all buyers gave this bottle a bad review and rating
  • This is one for the girls
  • It will never crack even when dropped and is made of Tritan
  • The majority of buyers said it never leaks and what we think is important is that the lid has an extra safety catch, which means it can be kept in the school bag with no leaks
  • It is 100% BPA free
  • The spout flows really well according to online buyers
  • Has an easy clean lid with no fiddly silicone spouts or straws
  • Comes with a washing brush

There were hundreds of online reviews for this bottle, and we did find a handful of buyers who said this bottle leaked. A couple of buyers said the flow rate was too fast for younger kids.

2. Ion8 Leak Proof Slim Water Bottle - (Overall Best Seller)

  • Overall this water bottle got an online buyer satisfaction rating of 92%
  • 79% of all buyers gave this bottle a full 5 star review
  • 5% of all buyers gave this bottle a bad review and rating
  • Comes in a wide variety of colours
  • It is a 100% leak proof BPA free water bottle
  • It can easily be flipped open with one hand and can lock closed for safety
  • The water bottle is made from phthalate free, non-toxic Tritan
  • Can be washed in the dishwasher safe and suitable for hot or cold drinks
  • There are over 6,000 online buyer reviews about these bottles so clearly they sell a lot and the ratings has remained consistently high.

A few buyers complained about a paper sticker on the bottle and the packaging.

3. HoneyHolly Sports Water Bottle for Kids

  • Overall this water bottle got an online buyer satisfaction rating of 90%
  • 76% of all buyers gave this bottle a full 5 star review
  • 6% of all buyers gave this bottle a bad review and rating
  • This is yet another very big seller online
  • Available in a wide variety of colours
  • It is made from BPA Free TRITAN & Co-Polyester plastic
  • It has a flip cap and nozzle with a lockable lid and does not leak
  • Easy for kids to use as it is a simple push button opening
  • Comes with a carry strap
  • It also has a filter at the top that blocks ice if you have used that in your drink
  • Can be used for both hot and cold drinks

A number of buyers complained about the reliability of the lid, and a few said this bottle was hard to clean.

4. Sistema Twist 'n' Sip BPA Free Water Bottle

  • Overall this water bottle got an online buyer satisfaction rating of 89%
  • 67% of all buyers gave this bottle a full 5 star review
  • 6% of all buyers gave this bottle a bad review and rating
  • They don't come much cheaper than this bottle
  • It is made in New Zealand
  • The bottle is BPA and Phthalate free bottle so ideal for school kids
  • Uses a Twist n sip lid provides that the manufacturer states is a more hygienic way to drink
  • It also has a sculptured easy grip shape
  • It is dishwasher safe (top rack), microwave (without lid), fridge and freezer safe
  • Available in a limited selection of colours

The main complaint here from buyers is that you get a lot of air through when trying to drink from this bottle. A few buyers complained about the top breaking off after a few months of use.

5. AceCamp TRITAN Water Bottle

  • Overall this water bottle got an online buyer satisfaction rating of 90%
  • 76% of all buyers gave this bottle a full 5 star review
  • 7% of all buyers gave this bottle a bad review and rating
  • The bottle is BPA free and uses a drinking straw which some parents prefer for their kids
  • Can be used for both hot and cold drinks
  • Can be cleaned in the dishwasher safe
  • The design of the flip-up mouthpiece and the innovative closure technology make the bottle leak-proof
  • It is available in different sizes and colors
  • The bottle is 100% recyclable

The main complaint here from buyers is that it does not appear to last long enough with various complaints accounting for that. Some complained about the spout blocking or breaking whereas a couple thought it was too brittle.

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6. Mango Kids Water Bottle With Straw

  • Overall this water bottle got an online buyer satisfaction rating of 88%
  • 85% of all buyers gave this bottle a full 5 star review
  • 15% of all buyers gave this bottle a bad review and rating
  • The bottle has many designs on the outer wall
  • It has a large screw cap and a wide mouth so that you can refill it with water easily and neatly
  • This drinking bottle has a leak proof flip nozzle and a removable straw that allows your kids to enjoy their water
  • It is made from thick BPA free, nontoxic and phthalate free Tritan plastic, which apart from safe is also durable
  • This bottle comes with a 30 Day money back guarantee

A couple of buyers said they had problems with the straw.

7. CamelBak eddy Kids Water Bottle

  • Overall this water bottle got an online buyer satisfaction rating of 88%
  • 78% of all buyers gave this bottle a full 5 star review
  • 7% of all buyers gave this bottle a bad review and rating
  • To drink from this you flip open the bite valve and sip
  • It is leak proof when closed and spill-proof when open
  • Has a one finger carry handle
  • It is easy to clean and it is dishwasher safe
  • It is also BPA, BPS and BPF free
  • Holds 400 ml

A couple of buyers said the bottle didn't leak. A couple of buyers said the mouth piece got some mould.

8. Polar Gear Sports Bottle

  • Overall this water bottle got an online buyer satisfaction rating of 82%
  • 66% of all buyers gave this bottle a full 5 star review
  • 11% of all buyers gave this bottle a bad review and rating
  • This bottle has a 600 ml capacity
  • Buyers said that this bottle has a simple flip up drinking spout
  • It also has a wide neck lid that screws on and off for easy cleaning
  • It is made from a durable polypropylene plastic material and is BPA free
  • This is one of the more affordable bottles on the market
  • Many parents said their daughters really liked it

Some buyers said that this breaks too easily when dropped. A few buyers said that this was not a child friendly bottle as it had no grip.

9. Marvel 600ml Sports Bottle

  • Overall this water bottle got an online buyer satisfaction rating of 82%
  • 58% of all buyers gave this bottle a full 5 star review
  • 9% of all buyers gave this bottle a bad review and rating
  • This water bottle has a 600 ml capacity
  • Has a simple and easy to use drinking spout
  • The wide neck makes this bottle very easy to clean
  • It is made from polypropylene plastic and in the Marvel Avenger's design which many boys like
  • Not suitable for kids under 3 years
  • Not dishwasher safe and no spare parts are available

Quite a few buyers said this bottle leaked, and some said the spout simply fell off. Some buyers said that is cracked the first time it dropped.

10. Nuby Unicorn Water Bottle for Kids

  • Overall this water bottle got an online buyer satisfaction rating of 80%
  • 62% of all buyers gave this bottle a full 5 star review
  • 13% of all buyers gave this bottle a bad review and rating
  • Pattern of unicorns on this shiny iridescent bottle
  • The manufacturer states this is a leak proof drinks bottle with a straw
  • It uses a soft flex silicone spout which pops open at the press of a button
  • It is made from Tritan which is shatterproof and durable
  • The bottle holds 540 ml
  • It has a handy carry handle

Some buyers said the pattern wears off far too easily. There were w number of complaints about the button jamming.