Cool School Lunch Tips

1 Pack it with fun, add some googly eyes

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Pack it with fun, add some googly eyes: The Happy Buddy eats THE SAME thing for lunch EVERY DAY. If I try to sneak in something different (unless it’s in the form of chocolate) he will revolt. This means that I can’t do all those fancy pants Bento Lunch Box Ideas that are out there, so I had to come up with a (via Happy Home Fairy)

2 Make your own healthier Lunchables

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Make your own healthier Lunchables: Need to remake some of those store bought boxed lunches? This version of the Pizza Lunchables is healthy and just as convenient (via Momables)

3 Lunch Box Idea List

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Lunch Box Idea List: The same scene plays out every weekday morning in kitchens across the country: a tired parent leans forward with one arm holding the refrigerator door open, eyes scanning the shelves for something to pack into a lunch box. What do we have in the house? What do we have that’s healthy? What do we… (via Wendolonia)

4 Create cute faces with stickers

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Create cute faces with stickers: Just Bento: Practical, healthy bento box lunches for everyone. (via Just Bento)

5 Cute School Lunch Ideas for Kids

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Cute School Lunch Ideas for Kids: Delicious Clean and Healthy Recipes From My Family To Yours. All recipes include calories and Weight Watchers Points. (via Skinny Taste)

6 Healthy and Easy DIY Pizza Lunch

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Healthy and Easy DIY Pizza Lunch: Looking for a healthy lunch idea your kids will love? Check out this DIY Pizza lunch! super easy to make with fresh ingredients. (via Momables)

7 Make ahead school lunch ideas

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Make ahead school lunch ideas: The lunch hour is no longer 60 minutes. But, it can still be tasty and fun — with a little pre-planning and some make-ahead tips. (via Life as Mom)

8 Create a Grab-and-Go Snack Stashes

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Create a Grab-and-Go Snack Stashes: Set up these self-serve stations so kids never again have to plead, “Mom…?” when a snack attack hits. (via Real Simple)

9 Make Your Own Smoothie

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Make Your Own Smoothie (via Mama Love)

10 Grab-n-go Healthy School Snacks

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Grab-n-go Healthy School Snacks: Pack one of these healthy school snacks in your child’s backpack. (via Real Mom Nutrition)

11 Organizing Children’s School Lunches

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Organizing Children’s School Lunches (via Delightful Order)

12 Fun and Easy School Lunch Ideas

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Fun and Easy School Lunch Ideas: Back to school time is here! Time for school supplies (why do kids always need 40 glue sticks?), first day of school photos, old friends and new teachers and packing up those lunch boxes. If you are like me you might have a picky eater or two in your house and that can lead to (via Love from the Oven)

13 Cut down packaging by using a lunch box with divided compartments

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Cut down packaging by using a lunch box with divided compartments (via Dinner a Love Story)

14 Making Lunch Boxes Fun

14-Smart-School-LunchMaking Lunch Boxes Fun: *Hey Pinterest Friends! Thanks for stopping by Happy Home Fairy! You can check out a ton of other easy, fun Lunchbox Ideas by clicking HERE!* Here is a fun lunch box idea that is a real celebration! Take your ordinary lunch box filled with ordinary items… Grab a roll of wrapping paper… (I got this (via Happy Home Fairy)

15 10 Minute Bento Lunch

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10 Minute Bento Lunch: Making school lunches is such a chore I hate making my kids lunches Making lunches takes way too much time Have you ever been guilty of saying any of these things? With back to school upon us, Ive been hearing so much disdain over lunch making Im actually a little surprised, I do realize that (via More than Your Average Mom)

16 Make Lunch Box Healthy and Fun

16-Smart-School-LunchMake Lunch Box Healthy and Fun: Delicious Clean and Healthy Recipes From My Family To Yours. All recipes include calories and Weight Watchers Points. (via Skinny Taste)

17 Use Tortillas in Your School Lunch Packing

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Use Tortillas in Your School Lunch Packing: Creative tortilla-centric school lunch ideas kids will love and parents will have fun packing. (via Evolving Motherhood)

18 Freezer-Friendly Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches

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Freezer-Friendly Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches: So, I’ve shared lots of really simple, no-brainer tips here over the years, but I think this might qualify as just about the most basic of ideas I’ve ever shared. In fact, I doubt I even need to do a post about it, since I could probably just put a picture and say, “I made peanut butter & jelly sandwiches for the freezer today. The end.” (via Money Saving Mom)

19 Print out this great list of lunch ideas

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Print out this great list of lunch ideas: A collection of Lunch Box Ideas and Printable Lunch Box Notes and Jokes to use for the kids this school year! (via lil’luna)

20 Creative Sandwich Box Made Out of Milk Carton

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Print out this great list of lunch ideas: A collection of Lunch Box Ideas and Printable Lunch Box Notes and Jokes to use for the kids this school year! (via lil’luna)

21 Making Lunches Fun for Back to School

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Making Lunches Fun for Back to School: Packing lunches for the kids is something I really enjoy doing. Well, ok, at 6:30 in the morning when I’m actually doing it I don’t know that I would say that (via Frugal Upstate)

22 Easy Sandwich Rolls

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Easy Sandwich Rolls: School starts next week here in Upstate New York, and then it’s back to packing lunches (and sharing the daily “Lunchbox Report” on the Frugal Upstate Facebook (via Frugal Upstate)

23 Tools for Creative Lunches

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Tools for Creative Lunches: Send the kids back-to-school with healthy lunchbox ideas using these tips and tools for healthy lunches. (via Sugar Aunts)

24 Easy Swaps for Healthier Lunches

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Easy Swaps for Healthier Lunches: Need a little help making healthier school lunches? Here are 10 easy ideas that will show you how! (via Momables)

25 How to freeze rice to pack for school lunch

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How to freeze rice to pack for school lunch: Want to know how to have a healthy lunch ready in minutes? by freezing your delicious leftovers and warming them up for lunch! (via Momables)

26 Apple Puzzle

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Apple Puzzle (via @ Home with Real Food)

27 Freeze juice boxes overnight and use as freezer packs

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Freeze juice boxes overnight and use as freezer packs (via Snapguide)

28 Method for making your own ice packs

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Method for making your own ice packs: The first week of school was 89% disaster-free. I consider that a complete success. My kindergardener doesn’t start until tomorrow and I am anxious for that beautiful day to arrive. He was completely insulted that all his older siblings got to start last week and he was stuck at home with his mom and 2-year (via My Kitchen Escapades)

29 Teaching kids to pack their own lunches

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Teaching kids to pack their own lunches (via Rage Against the Minivan)

30 Add some printables lunch box notes or jokes

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Add some printables lunch box notes or jokes: Printable Lunch Box Jokes that are perfect to send to school with


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