If your kids are anything like mine, it can be hard to please them day after day, so lunchbox ideas are something you're always on the hunt for. You want your kids to eat their lunch, but you also want it to be something healthy and satisfying so it will carry them through the afternoon in the classroom. If you're at your wits end, check out these lunchbox ideas and you'll be well on your way to being the mom who packs the best lunches.
If you have some nibbles left over from the night before, they are perfect for a flavorful lunch. Leftovers are one of my go-to lunchbox ideas!
Tiny amounts of all your kid's favorites are sure to get him gobbling up his lunch.
Don't skimp on the fruit. It's healthy, satisfying and can get rid of a sugar craving without having to pack a fatty dessert.
For kids who don't like their food to touch, this little container is the perfect answer to the problem.
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There's something about food on a stick that totally appeals to kids. Thread their lunch on one and they are much more likely to eat it.
Include a little note to make your kids smile at lunchtime.
You might not think of rice with veggies and nuts as lunch, but if that's what your kid is willing to eat, it works perfectly.
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There's something from every food group in this lunch.
Cut your child's cheese into fun shapes to make it more fun to eat.
It might not be the most ethnic food on the planet, but quesadillas are easy and delicious. Add salsa for dipping.
Pasta salad pairs well with many other foods and is tasty cold so it makes a great lunchbox addition. Mix and match your kid's favorite ingredients for fun new combinations every day.
Any kid is going to want to eat these tasty heart shaped carrots!
These cute silicone cupcake liners are perfect for keeping food from touching.
Single serving packages are the ultimate in convenience when it comes to packing lunches.
Those few jellybeans are just right for a lunchtime dessert.
Kids love to dip their foods, so try hummus, yogurt, peanut butter or ranch to entice them to eat their veggies and fruits.
Use the holidays to help you create themed lunches to make your kid happy.
Some little eaters don't want a full meal, so a collection of small snacks is sure to please them.
What kid wouldn't want to find this in their lunchbox on Halloween?
A few sprinkles on peanut butter is a fun treat for any kid at lunchtime.
Your child can pile the ham and cheese on the bagel at lunchtime so it doesn't get soggy in her lunchbox.
Another fun idea for Halloween, don't you think?
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My kids love appetizer lunch! Use small toothpicks to make it easy to grab and nibble.
Why not pack tiny pancakes with fruit in your child's lunch? My kids love it and I bet yours will too!
Such a fun idea for the wintertime holidays!
A waffle with cream cheese and fruit is a great base for a lunchtime meal.
Carrot chips instead of carrot sticks make lunch a little bit of fun and a little easier to eat.
Whether it's Valentine's Day or not, your child will feel the love when he eats this lunch.
A few pieces from a Mr. Potato Head set let you add personality to sandwiches.
Yogurt goes really well with granola and fruit and makes for a nutritious and delicious lunch.
There's no better combination than crackers, cheese and fruit for your child's lunchbox.
Protein is much needed when your child eats lunch, and peanut butter and cottage cheese are both ideal options.
Freeze yogurt tubes and put them in your child's lunch. They will thaw by lunchtime and will help keep the other foods cold.
Don't underestimate how perfect a sandwich is at lunchtime. Every kid has their favorite, so you can be sure to please.
These eyes definitely make lunchtime come alive.
Stock up on these containers when you shop for back to school supplies.
Use tortillas instead of bread to shake things up at lunchtime.
What do your kids like in their lunch? I hope this list has given you some new and interesting ideas to keep them happy. Which one looks like a new favorite?
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