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3 Simple Tips for Packing the Perfect Kids Lunch That Your Kids Will Love!

Are you and your kids tired of packing lunches everyday? Here are my 3 simple tips for packing the perfect kids lunch, one they will love and actually eat! 

 

3 Simple Steps for Packing the Perfect Kids Lunch....the art to packing lunches they'll be begging to take to school. Break out of the boring sandwich box and grab some easy, new ideas to give your kids healthy, delicious lunches they will love to take to school.

 

 

Can you believe summer is half over already? In our area, some kids are already back to school, back to homework and back to packing lunches. How come packing kids’ lunches is such a drag? The kids don’t want to pack the same boring sandwiches day after day and you don’t have time or energy to figure out a better way to get nutritious and delicious food in their bellies. Well, after 10 years of trials and plenty or errors  experience, I’m sharing my 3 Simple Tips for Packing the Perfect Kids Lunch and let me tell you it’s not as hard as you think to pack the perfect kids lunch that they’ll be begging to take to school! 

My 2 younger sons have never bought a school lunch and they aren’t complaining about it…they actually PREFER the lunches we pack. We are saving a small fortune and they are getting food they love and want to eat. Want to read all about it? Head on over to my friend Rachel’s blog, Smart Mom, Smart Ideas where she’s having a Back to School Bonanza this month and I’m sharing 3 Simple Tips for Packing the Perfect Kids Lunch.

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Our Lunchbox Essentials for Packing the Perfect Kids Lunch

Here is a peek at our lunch drawer that I talk about in my packing the perfect kids lunch post on Rachel’s blog.

 

3 Simple Steps for Packing the Perfect Kids Lunch....the art to packing lunches they'll be begging to take to school. Break out of the boring sandwich box and grab some easy, new ideas to give your kids healthy, delicious lunches they will love to take to school.

 

With everything for packing the perfect kids lunch all in one place, it’s easy to see when something is running out. Here’s what we use: 

  1. Thermos insulated food jars (similar, we have used ours for years so they are outdated but have held up! We’ve tried others but I am loyal to the stainless, BPA-Free, Thermos brand)
  2. Disposable sauce containers with lids* (great for salad dressing too so your salad/veggies don’t get soggy!)
  3. Millenium Falcon sandwich cutter* just to add a little fun to the meal. We have a bunch of Star Wars fans in my house and yes, Star Wars has invaded the kitchen too. We have a dinosaur sandwich cutter* which is cute too.
  4. 3-compartment Easy Lunchboxes* (I’ve used these for 4 years now. Considering I use 4 every weekday for my 3 sons and husband, a few have broken but they hold up well to everyday use. They are BPA-Free and easy enough for kids and I to open and close).
  5. EasyLunchboxes Cooler Bag* (not pictured but these are the lunchboxes boys use to carry their lunches)

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I keep plastic forks, spoons, straws, napkins and condiments on this drawer too so we have everything we need to pack the perfect kids lunch. 

Now I’ve showed you WHAT I use but head on over to my 3 Simple Tips for Packing the Perfect Kids Lunch guest post on Smart Mom, Smart Ideas to see HOW to pack the perfect kids lunch. With my easy, practical and affordable solutions, you will save your sanity and a small fortune and your kids will LOVE packing their nutritious and delicious lunches!

 

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3 Simple Steps for Packing the Perfect Kids Lunch....the art to packing lunches they'll be begging to take to school. Break out of the boring sandwich box and grab some easy, new ideas to give your kids healthy, delicious lunches they will love to take to school.

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3 Comments

  1. My oldest loves to buy his lunch, but my new kindergartener is a bit unsure. I’ll be packing his lunch for a bit. How do you come up with what to pack? My kids get bored of sandwiches and usually tend to buy more.

    1. Head on over to the post on my friends blog, i give you ideas. I find ways to pack the things they love. My boys prefer my food to school food so it saves us a lot, especially a they get bigger and hungrier.

  2. I used to always pack my own lunch for school, and I usually tried to use tupperware or plastic containers to reduce waste and save money. I wasn’t really a picky eater though, and since I packed my own lunch I didn’t have to get too creative to make myself eat it. I did however save up odd change and sneak a Little Debbie snack from the lunch line on occasion 😉

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