Fun Lunch Ideas for Back-to-School

Whether making lunches for a pre-schooler or a school-aged child, the task can be a daily challenge.  Here are some cool lunch options that will help you keep variety in their lunches as well as inspire ideas.

  • Goodbyn Eco-Friendly Lunch Boxes. Convenient, fun, and earth friendly!  Kids can even customize their GoodByn lunchboxes to reflect their own personalities.
    GoodByn Lunch Box
  • Portable Oven.  It can be a challenge to come up with appetizing cold lunches that aren’t the same old thing every day. Thermos Vacuum Food Jars allow you to send leftovers or other hot foods to school and drastically broaden your options. (Just remember to “pre-heat” the jars by filling with very hot water just before use).

  • Laptop Lunches.  Laptop Lunchesare always an easy favorite.  The separate sections make it a snap to plan and prepare fun, easy, healthy lunches.
  • Just Too Cute.  Step away from the boring and make lunchtime fun for kids. VERY cute butterfly, monkey, frog, and many other adorable lunch bags. (Scroll all the way down the page to see them all).
  • Go Bento. For the creative lunch maker, Bento boxes are ideal! Yum-Yum Bento Box is FULL of inspiring ideas that you can use or adapt to your own needs.  If you’re truly inspired, check out our hand-picked list of accessories to help you put together these mini-masterpieces!
    Yum-Yum Bento Box
  • Shapes. Kids love their food shaped in creative animals, symbols or other shapes.  Try these bread-maximizing Sandwich Cutters or handy Vegetable Shape Cutters.
  • Love Notes. Topping off your lunch with an occasional sweet note can lift your child’s spirit and make the lunch (and their day) extra special!

Whatever method you choose remember to keep it healthy!  Children need the fuel of a nutritious lunch to help them focus and maximize their learning potential!

Feel free to comment and share your own creative lunch ideas!