Get this free printable menu to plan your kid’s cold school lunch ideas.
Getting ready for the kids to go 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
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
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?
Items Used to Plan Your Back-to-School Lunches
Jenn @ Peas and Crayons says
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!
Candi Elm says
Thanks for stopping by. Yes, please share this post. It’s a win win.
I have such a picky eater! I need all the lunch ideas I can get!
Candi Elm says
Me too. He is 17 and still complains, but wont tell me what he wants.
Becky @ lovetobeinthekitchen says
Thanks for a great printable! Love all these snack and lunch ideas. Thanks for including my Graham Crackers! 🙂
KATHARINE COOKMAN says
I LOVE THIS IDEA BUT MY KIDSCARE GROWN NOW BUT I DO HAVE GRANDCHILDREN SO WE WILL SEE BLESSED BE ❤️