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 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 3.5/5. (11 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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  • Fruit Face

    Grapefruit Gals

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    Average rating of 0/5. (0 Ratings)

    These sourpusses are a clever way to slip vitamin C into your child's diet.

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  • Flowers Made of Fruit

    Fruit Flowers

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    Average rating of 5/5. (2 Ratings)

    Invite your child to plant these "berry" delicious flowers on his or her plate.

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  • Sticks and Stones

    Sticks and Stones

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    Average rating of 5/5. (1 Rating)

    This crunchy, lunch-box-friendly snack mix is sweetened with fruit juice and brown sugar.

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  • Chew on Your Pencil

    Chew on Your Pencil

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    Average rating of 4/5. (10 Ratings)

    These noteworthy pencil-shaped snacks are sure to earn high marks as a treat after school or at the next classroom gathering.

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  • Egg Heads

    Egg Heads

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    Average rating of 3.5/5. (3 Ratings)

    These edible collages make for a quick, nutritious snack-tivity to fill an afternoon — and an empty stomach.

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  • Nut Butter-fly

    Nut Butter-Fly

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    Average rating of 3.5/5. (2 Ratings)

    Create a healthy snack from nut butter and apple slices.

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  • Three-flavor Beans - Image Collection

    Three-flavor Beans

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    Average rating of 0/5. (0 Ratings)

    Spiced with ranch, pesto, and taco seasonings, a small bowl of these beans makes a tasty, nutritious snack. Our roasting method yields a mixed batch of both chewy and crunchy edamame -- a surprisingly irresistible combination.

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  • Candy Apple Cookie Pops - Image Collection

    Candy Apple Cookie Pops

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    Average rating of 4/5. (14 Ratings)

    These cute cookie pops are sure to put happy faces on your child's classmates at the next school celebration.

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  • Cinderella Bento Box

    Cinderella Bento Box

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    Average rating of 2/5. (8 Ratings)

    Make a special lunch for the little princess in your life, complete with jewel berry bracelets and magic wands!

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  • Kermit's Green Apples with Peanut Butter Dip

    Kermit's Green Apples with Peanut Butter Dip

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    Average rating of 4/5. (7 Ratings)

    Apples and peanut butter are a classic snack, but when the apple looks like everyone's favorite frog, you have an unexpected treat!

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  • Mini Cheese Balls

    Mini Cheese Balls

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    Average rating of 5/5. (1 Rating)

    If cheese balls are the hit of the party, mini cheese balls are an even bigger hit!

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  • Cinnamon Chips and Fruit Salsa

    Cinnamon Chips with Fruit Salsa

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    Average rating of 5/5. (1 Rating)

    Every kid loves salsa and chips and this sweeter take on them is the perfect snack.

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