Easy Kids Lunch Box Ideas – 27 Ideas

When it is time for your kids to head off to school it can be overwhelming. Below is 27 Easy Kids Lunch Box Ideas that will make your mornings less of a hassle and provide your kids with a delicious lunch.

27 Easy Kids Lunch Box Ideas

Purchasing school lunch can add up. By having your children take lunches from home you are not only saving money, but you know exactly what they are eating. It’s great way to ensure they are getting the nutrients they need.

27 EASY KIDS LUNCH BOX IDEAS

SANDWICHES, WRAPS & THE LIKE:

  • Grilled Veggie Sandwich
  • Peanut Butter And Honey Wrap
  • Ham & Cheese Pinwheels
  • Nutterbutter On Caramel Rice Cakes
  • Classic Peanut Butter & Jelly
  • Pita Pocket Pizzas (spoon of sauce, a few slices of pepperoni and sprinkle of cheese)
  • BLT
  • English Muffin Pizza (split in half, top with sauce, cheese and melt in microwave)
  • Biscuit Sandwiches (great for leftover ham, turkey or grilled meats)
  • Cucumber Sandwiches
  • Quesadillas

GREAT FOR STAYING WARM IN A THERMOS:

  • Spaghetti
  • Chili, Soups or Stews
  • Casseroles
  • Taco Meat packed with tortilla or chips for “nachos”
  • Refried Beans packed with tortilla or chips for dipping
  • Curried Garbanzo Beans and Rice
  • Chicken Pot Pie
  • Meatloaf

NON TRADITIONAL LUNCH: 

  • Hummus & Pita Chips
  • Ants On A Log (celery, peanut butter & raisins)
  • Waffle Sticks & Fruit
  • Tortilla Chips With Salsa and String Cheese
  • Cubed Meat, Cheese & Fruit Kabobs
  • Crackers with Meat and Cheese for home made “Lunchable”
  • Baked Potato with Favorite Toppings
  • Yogurt with Granola and Fruit

Think outside the box this year when it is time to pack your kids lunch boxes.  Skip the traditional sandwiches and use a great thermos for leftovers or their favorite treats.  Remember it doesn’t always have to be lunch type items, mix in some of their favorite breakfasts for a surprise.  These 27 easy lunch box ideas are perfect for all ages and give you great ideas of things you might have forgotten your kids like.

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