When it comes to "Fancy Lunches" for kids, my motto is 'fake it til you make it'! Actually that is my motto for most everything I do. These ideas will help you create 'fancy looking' lunches but without all the crazy time and work.
1. The Best Things Come in Pretty Packages: Make your kids' lunch look it came from Martha Stewart by using cute containers. By separating the food and keeping it organized in little containers, it automatically looks more appetizing.
|Image via "How to Make a Bento"|
|Easy Way to Separate Food- Ziploc!|
|Metal Bento Box here|
2. Cookie Cutters, Not Just for Cookies: Turn that bologna and cheese sandwich into a work of art. Use shaped cookie cutters to create 'tea party' sandwiches. Choose different shapes for each season. You can also use them on vegetables, cheese, and fruit.
|15 Ideas for Kids Lunches- here |
|Puzzle cookie cutter here|
|16 Bento Box Ideas here|
|Photo via craftytexasgirls.com|
4. Toothpicks: This one is easy. Cut your kids food into small bites and include toothpicks for them to eat it with. Frilly toothpicks, funny toothpicks-- eating food off a stick makes it taste better. Suddenly a boring school lunch feels more like a party with appetizers.
|Pinwheel toothpicks- here|
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