Are you tired of the same old mac and cheese or peanut butter and jelly? I totally understand! Try these delicious and Fun Lunch Ideas For Kids!
Lunch Ideas for Kids
Anyone else’s kids getting bored with the meals we are cooking these days? Our family was having some issues with this. It seemed like we were making the same things over and over and it was time for a switch up! Lunches are the hardest for me to find new and interesting things, so I did some research and wanted to share my findings with you. All of these are easy and fun lunch ideas for kids. If you’re sick of the same old lunches, these fun lunch ideas for kids are perfect for at school, at home, or as you homeschool!
Fun Lunch Ideas For Kids
Combine two classic favorites with our go-to pizza quesadillas!
We love pizza, but there isn’t any reason why we can’t make it creative! Try these pizza recipes.
Take your mac ‘n cheese to the next level with these Mac N Cheese Cups that are perfect for meal prepping too!
Sick of sandwiches? Try these pizza pancakes!
Fruity Chicken Meatballs are perfect for some picky eaters and are so versatile it’s perfect!
Even if you’re bored of the plain old sandwiches, you can take sandwiches to the next level and make them into monsters!
Pop tarts are typically for breakfast (or a snack) but when they’re filled with taco filling, it is the perfect lunch!
If your kids are more independent or if you need them to be, setting up a lunch station is a simple idea.
Chocolate hummus & fruit is a sweet treat that I know my kids would love to see on the lunch table.
Ocean themed Lunch – We made a blue jello ocean with a banana island with a strawberry mountain and cherry flag. We added a smaller mandarin orange island. Finally, we added a baked potato boat with bacon people and a slice of cheddar cheese made into a triangle sail.
Do your kids love apples? These apple sandwiches would be delicious for any lunch!
PB&Js are a classic lunch for kids but how fun is it to take it one step further, like with these hands!
Another classic sandwich is grilled cheese. You can make them a little more fun by rolling them up or making them into dippers!
Corn dogs are fun too, but it’s much simpler to make corn dog muffins!
Bug Lunch – The kids & I were talking about bugs in our homeschool preschool this day. So I made a buggy lunch. We’ve got ants on a log (raisins on peanut buttered celery), black olive half cockroaches, snails (apple quarter with peanut butter & walnut antennae), and strawberry with chocolate sauce ladybugs.
These baked raviolis are a fun finger food perfect for lunch!
Egg Salad Sandwiches are so easy to make, meal prep for the week and of course delicious!
This list has a ton of ideas of how to make sandwiches into fun shapes, themes and more!
You may also like our Must Make Recipes while quarantined!
Blue Jello ocean, fruit island, potato boat with bacon people & cheese sail.