Cold School Lunch Ideas

Get this free printable menu to plan your kid’s cold school lunch ideas.

Getting ready for the kids going back to school can be a challenge. You have taken some time off and maybe not been on a schedule and now thinking about it has you all in a panic. If your kids are older they can help you plan and make lunches and quick dinners.

Updated September 2019

Easy kid's school lunch and snack ideas with Free printable menu

Kid’s School Lunch and Snack Ideas

It doesn’t have to be stressful, just sit down and write out your school plan on foods your kids like to eat and create a few easy kid’s school lunch and snack ideas and keep them on a list.

That way when you go to the market, you know what items to pick up and you can have them ready. You can do a new list every month with a few changes so they won’t get bored of the same ole’ same ole’ thing.

Printable School Lunch Menu

Lunch and snack ideas for kids at school sample

This easy recipe is perfect for a snack at recess or a light lunch. It is just a few ingredients and mixed into a school lunch container and fill with yogurt, fruit, granola, and coconut and they have a snack with texture, protein, and a perfect energy booster.

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Candiland Favorite Tip: By planning ahead and using the free printable, you are doing the work once and getting 2 weeks of lunch or snack school recipes. Create 2 lists and you are done for the month and you can reuse every month. 

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Get these Easy Cold School Lunch Ideas and Snack Recipes with Printable. What do your kids like to eat at school?

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  1. You’re a parfait pro! They look SO luscious and tasty, I would totally split a giant one with my kiddo for breakfast! Thanks so much for featuring my energy bites! <3 Can't wait to share this post!


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