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What do you pack

What do you pack for your kindergarteners lunch?? This is my fist child going threw school and she wants to take her lunch. So what should I pack? I packed a yogurt sandwich and chips and a drink ... Suggestions?

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Asked by rachel216 at 9:15 AM on Aug. 30, 2013 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • Sandwich, apple slices, yogurt, juice.

    Answer by maecntpntz219 at 9:29 AM on Aug. 30, 2013

  • Wraps, fruit, string cheese, pin wheels, beef jerkey, carrots, celery, bagel and lox( my 6 yr olds fav), English muffins, cheese cubes.

    Answer by PandaGwen at 9:34 AM on Aug. 30, 2013

  • I have to admit I have never heard of a yogurt sandwich. Vegies and a dip, grapes, cookies, lettuce wraps.

    It depends on what she likes to eat.

    Answer by Dardenella at 9:39 AM on Aug. 30, 2013

  • Never heard of a yogurt sandwich either. Kinda scares me. Lol!

    Answer by PandaGwen at 9:40 AM on Aug. 30, 2013

  • Our usual lunch is sandwich, some type of crunchy snack (crackers, veggie crisps, chips, etc.), fruit (berries, melon, banana, etc.), yogurt, and either a juice box or bottle of water. I have done cheese quesadillas wrapped in foil, pinwheels made on tortillas and rolled up, pasta tossed in olive oil and sprinkled with parmesan cheese, pizza, etc. - just to change it up and add something different so it doesn't get boring.

    Answer by missanc at 9:44 AM on Aug. 30, 2013

  • Sandwhiches, fruit, yogurt, cheese sticks, leftovers, crackers, get a hot/cold thermos and send soup.

    Answer by kmath at 10:15 AM on Aug. 30, 2013

  • my son doesn't take lunches yet (as he is only starting pre-k this yr and doesn't get lunch while there) but this helped me get some ideas for next year.. and now im hungry.. lol

    Answer by nnh_mama at 10:54 AM on Aug. 30, 2013

  • This morning she went in with chicken noodle soup (she's crazy about her new thermos), pickles, a full carrot, pears, and string cheese.

    I'm lucky she isn't a picky eater, but she wont eat sandwiches, making it a little tough to figure out what to send.

    Answer by anng.atlanta at 11:11 AM on Aug. 30, 2013

  • I'm hoping she just forgot the comma and meant she sent a yogurt, sandwich... lol

    When my kids went to public school, I sent a variety of sandwiches (pb&j, ham, turkey, bologna, roast beef, cheese on all), chips (or after some dietary changes, some honey nut Cheerios or plain ones), some kind of fruit, a juice box or eventually water. Once I had thermoses for them, I'd send soup, stew, mashed potatoes and gravy, pretty much any kind of leftovers if it fit in a thermos. I also would send cold chicken or pizza, or if I had leftover taco stuff, I'd send a taco salad (I'd also do it with burrito meat). Sometimes I'd send them with a bowl of milk and a baggie of cereal, when they'd ask me to.

    Answer by wendythewriter at 12:13 PM on Aug. 30, 2013

  • Stick to finger foods. If you packa sandwich, cut it in half, or better yet, into four triangles. Research has shown that whole sandwiches and whole uncut fruit are the first items to go in the trash from packed school lunches. Cheese cubes, baby carrots, fruits like grapes or orange slices, are all good options.

    Answer by Ballad at 2:04 PM on Aug. 30, 2013

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