Posts Tagged ‘preparing child’s lunch’

Every kiddo loves a PB&J (I personally just love peanut butter only), but with back-to-school here, sometimes it is nice to switch up the type of sandwich in your child’s paper bag lunch. Here are 3 fun options and ideas you child will love!

Blueberry Cream Cheese and Strawberry Slices

Tuna Salad and a Sliced Tomato

And for the picky eater…a sandwich might be boring, but why not make it an edible puzzle!? Soft fillings, such as cream cheese and tuna salad, are the easiest to cut for these types of sandwiches. Make the sandwich, and use a cookie cutter to slice a shape through the center. Then cut the surrounding puzzle pieces with a kitchen knife. Scramble the pieces before serving the sandwich.

Bon Appetit!

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With summer school now and back-to-school in August – every day can be difficult to whip up a tasty bag lunch that your child will want and not feel sick of. A kid may be more likely to eat her lunch if she or he helps choose the menu. When your child uses this magnetic chart to map out her meals for the week, it saves time and helps make grocery shopping easier.

Print the attached magnetic lunch chart (Courtesy of Martha Stewart) on a full size magnet sheet. Then glue colored construction paper to another magnetic sheet. Cut the colored magnetic paper into rectangles. Together, come up with a variety of sandwiches, fruits, healthy snacks, and desserts; then print the names of the meals out onto the mini rectangles and let your child put them on the refrigerator to choose for each day!

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Items Needed:

  • magnetic sheets
  • colored construction paper
  • scissors
  • sharpie marker

Check out the Le Top’s pre-fall back-to-school clothes and our sale on Le Top spring/summer collections.

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