Easy and fun School Lunch Hacks on Frugal Coupon Living. Crafty, Creative, and Why Didn’t I Think of That ideas for your Back to School lunch ideas.
School Lunch Hacks
Are you getting ready for the early alarm? The laying out of clothes the night before? The Back to School season? We are hearing the first bell and looking for ways to make school lunches easier. Below are some creative ideas to make the best of your child’s lunchbox. Creative, crafty, and why didn’t I think of that ideas! One piece of advice that has worked for me is make their lunch the night before. Whatever needs to remain cold, I keep in the refrigerator overnight in a “lunch” bin so that it can easily be added to their box in the morning!
Enjoy these School Lunch Hacks.
Bento boxes can be fun. Separate kid’s lunchbox food using silicon cupcake liners from What Lisa Cooks.
Keep your Fruit, including Apples, Fresh with this Rubberband Lunch Fruit tip from Let’s Lasso the Moon.
Skip the ice pack and Freeze Your Juicebox to keep things cool. Tip from Reader’s Digest.
Another way to skip and ice pack, is to Freeze Wet Sponges like My Kitchen Escapades. They keep the food cool and make something nice to use as a wipe up after defrosting.
Make a Fridge and Pantry Snack Station for Easy Packing. Love this idea from Moms Always Find Out.
On that note, prepare Snack-Size Bags on Sunday to grab on-the-go as you pack lunches – this time saver tip comes from Quaker Oats.
Every get a fruit cocktail the kids hate or one that has too much sugar? Make your own Fruit Cocktail with this recipe from My Life in Food.
If you do use pre-bought fruit cups, take a look at this tip to take out the Fruit Cup Juice from Modern Family.
Lil Luna has a great list of Foods Ideas for the Lunchbox for all food groups.
Have you noticed kids are more likely to eat someting if it is cute? Why is that? Invest in these fun Sandwich Cutters like the Elephant. Cookie Cutters Work Great Too!
These FunBites Cutters are also cute for creating fun shapes out of kid’s sandwiches.
Get creative with Kids Snack Bags turning them into Butterflies like Squawkfox.
Heat up soup or pasta in the morning and pack it in a thermos to stay warm. These Kid Size Thermos Bottles are the perfect size!
We love the idea of Hot Dogs, Pizza Rolls or even Chicken Nuggets in your Thermos to stay warm! Idea on Coupon Closet.
Don’t forget birthdays, they are special too. Wrap up your child’s food as birthday presents like Happy Home Fairy.
Write a Secret Message on Your Child’s Banana, by lunch the message will show. Trick from Stars and Sunshine.
Use an empty fruit cup attached to a mason jar to pack crackers with tuna salad or the like by Soup, Spice and Everything Nice.
Save money with Reusable Sandwich and Snack Bags.
Love Salad Dressing or Ranch Dip? Try these Salad dressings to Go.Easy and fun School Lunch Hacks on Frugal Coupon Living. Crafty, Creative, and Why Didn't I Think of That ideas for your Back to School lunch ideas.
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