47 School Lunch Ideas

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Whether you're looking to send the kids to school with a lunch that is healthy, creative, inexpensive, or all three, we have dozens of ideas that will make you and your kids want to brown bag it every day.

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  • PB & J Blossom Sandwiches

    PB & J Blossom Sandwiches

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    Average rating of 4.5/5. (5 Ratings)

    A smile will bloom when your child sees this novel approach to the classic sandwich.

  • <i>Toy Story</i> Green Alien Bento Box

    Toy Story Alien Bento Box

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    Average rating of 3/5. (10 Ratings)

    Make an out-of-this-world lunch for your young Space Ranger with Toy Story alien cucumbers as a crisp centerpiece.

  • Super Sub

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    Average rating of 3.5/5. (3 Ratings)

    Help your scholar refuel with a hearty sub sandwich.

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  • Blackboard Cupcakes

    Best School Snacks

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    Average rating of 3.5/5. (17 Ratings)

    Start the school year right with these back-to-school treats! From wraps and sandwiches to cakes and cupcakes, earn high marks with these easy-to-make recipes.

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  • Vegetable Flowers with Homemade Ranch Dip

    After-School Snacks Photo Gallery

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    Average rating of 4.5/5. (18 Ratings)

    This collection of snacks and treats offers something for everyone.

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  • Pita Chicken Sandwiches

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    Average rating of 4/5. (3 Ratings)

    If you're in the mood for something light and yummy that the kids will like then this is the sandwich for you.

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  • Face Sandwich

    Silly Face Sandwich

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    Average rating of 4/5. (6 Ratings)

    Get your kids to eat their veggies with this tasty sandwich.

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  • Peanut Butter and Jelly Stars

    Peanut Butter and Jelly Stars

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    Average rating of 4.5/5. (2 Ratings)

    These little sandwiches make the perfect finger foods for picky eaters.

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  • Cheese Roll-Ups

    Cheddar Roll-Ups

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    Average rating of 3.5/5. (2 Ratings)

    A delicious snack or side dish that families love.

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  • Banana Hotdog on a Bun

    Banana Dog

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    Average rating of 5/5. (1 Rating)

    This fun fast-food impostor makes a wholesome quick breakfast.

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  • Sandwich  on a Stick

    Sandwich on a Stick

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    Average rating of 4.5/5. (6 Ratings)

    How do you turn a sandwich into a fun snack? Make it a stick-wich!

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  • Curried Chicken Salad

    Curried Chicken Salad Sandwich

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    Average rating of 4/5. (4 Ratings)

    Here's a variation on chicken salad that has a bit of a kick, and a couple surprises, too -- grapes for a sweet accent and cashews for crunch.

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  • Bubbly Berries and Grapefruit

    Bubbly Berries and Grapefruit

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    Average rating of 5/5. (1 Rating)

    Sparkling cider turns this fresh fruit cup into a fizzy soda fountain-style treat. For the best results, chill all the ingredients.

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  • School of Fish

    School of Fish

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    Average rating of 4.5/5. (4 Ratings)

    It won't take long to reel kids in for snack time with these sweet-and-salty goldfish.

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  • Fresh Fruit Cake

    Fruit Cake

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    Average rating of 4/5. (8 Ratings)

    This clever creation, inspired by Spoonful guest Maryanne DaCosta from East Hanover, New Jersey, turns fresh fruit into a festive, healthy snack that really makes the grade.

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