Kid Basix Drink Ware Review

October 13, 2012

Lately I’ve been obsessive about drink ware containers. While I do love a cup with a straw for myself around the house – I also like to have a portable, reusable, and safe container for usage while we’re outside of the home.  KB logo ad

Kid Basix has stepped up in the market for making a great quality line of drinking cups for the whole family.  Kid Basix are made with 18/8 food-grade stainless steel, a natural antimicrobial used in hospitals for it’s cleanliness and durability.


They’re asking that parent’s re-think plastic, because it took so long for the warnings about BPA to become a real issue that parents are concerned about – who knows what else is going on behind the scenes.  Stainless steel is just a safer option.

At first when I saw these, I ordered three of the sports cups.  A larger 16oz one for me – and then two smaller 12oz ones for my boys.  DSC04416

So pretty, Right??

After using them, I quickly realized that Ethan (then, barely 18 months) was getting overly frustrated with opening and closing the pop-top lid.  But no problem, since Kid Basix carries a line of drink ware including bottles and sippy cups as well as their sport cup lines.

So I ordered Ethan a SafeSippy2, which I adore.  It’s got a few different options for use: You can use it simply as a tipping type sippy, or you can put a straw in it and suck the liquids out of the top.  DSC05467

The idea behind this cup is that when younger children are transitioning from a ‘baby’s sippy cup’ to a big kid’s straw cup – do you reach for your straw-adaptor, or your wallet?

It’s important to note with the sippy cup that the valve is not spill-proof.  Important to know for those who use things other than water in their cups. But there is a solution that I love for traveling with your cup – there is an extra insert that fits inside the cup without the valve, so that the cup does in fact become spill proof while it’s in your diaper bag – but can simply be changed out for the real valve when you want to use the cup again.


Overall, I think that Kid Basix is a great design, oh-so-cute, and very practical.


Their cups range in price from about $11 to $16 each and can be found online at or on Amazon.



  1. I’m definitely getting one of these my little guy has been taking the collapsible ones to school and they keep leaking so I was looking for a good quality bottle I really like these

  2. I love the design of these! Very sleek looking. The cup with the handles would be perfect for my grandson.

  3. Karen Medlin says:

    I like the contour shape of these. I like these better then the plastic, makes it better for the environment
    Thanks for sharing.

  4. I love the design however i would love it better if it were non spill proof while the kiddos are drinking on it specially if we are out somewhere but other than that these look like great cups! thank you for your review and honest opinions 🙂

  5. Laura Miller says:

    I love these! So durable and toxin free!!!

  6. I love it the are such nice colors and the look so easy to clean I like that the are metal inside.

  7. jamie braun says:

    Love these, especially the sippy cups!

  8. Amy Green says:

    Are they heavy? I wonder what all colors they come in.

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