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If you pack a lunch for your kids in school:Ages 3-6

What do you pack? Do you pack it in a paper bag or a reusable lunch box?

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Lovin_mybaby5

Asked by Lovin_mybaby5 at 3:26 PM on Aug. 30, 2013 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • We use a Planet Box- pricey but SOOOOO easy to use, easy to clean and son loves it. Can put fresh fruits and veggies in there with sandwich or meat and cheese roll ups, some crackers, etc. This is its second year and looks good as new - our other brands of lunch boxes rarely made it a year of use.
    joisie1978

    Answer by joisie1978 at 3:34 PM on Aug. 30, 2013

  • I use a reusable lunch box, most of the time V8 fusion, sandwich, string cheese, and some kind of fruit.
    At your kid's age they might not eat a whole sandwich.
    2kids2dogs2cats

    Answer by 2kids2dogs2cats at 3:35 PM on Aug. 30, 2013

  • I pack it in a lunch bag that's insulated. I put an ice pack sealed in a zip lock bag in it.

    She gets a sandwich or wrap, fruit, Greek yogurt and a drink.
    PandaGwen

    Answer by PandaGwen at 3:35 PM on Aug. 30, 2013

  • We use an insulated lunch box. I usually pack them yogurt, sandwich (turkey or ham with mustard - cut in fun shapes with cookie cutters), fresh fruit and some type of crunchy snack (goldfish, whole wheat crackers, etc.) and a juice box or water bottle. String cheese, cheese quesadillas wrapped in foil, pizza, pasta tossed in olive oil sprinkled with parmesan. In the winter I have put a thermos in there and sent in ravioli with sauce or some stew (they like beef stew with carrots and potatoes) so they would have a hot lunch.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 4:26 PM on Aug. 30, 2013

  • I will only use pottery barn lunch bags. they are lined in a way that makes spills contained, no smells seep in, and no staining from mustard accidents, etc

    a protein
    a sweet
    a crunchy or salty
    and a fruit or yogurt
    drink varies depending on what school, daycare, preschool, etc. I like to send a mini (4oz?) juice box and then have them drink water
    hibbingmom

    Answer by hibbingmom at 4:55 PM on Aug. 30, 2013

  • I use an insulated lunch bag with an ice pack also. It's just snacks that I send, but some of the hits around here have been yogurt, baby carrots, sliced strawberries, watermelon cubes, and animal crackers.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 5:19 PM on Aug. 30, 2013

  • I use a reusable lunch box. Sometimes I put in a sandwich and sometimes I put in hot food in a thermos.

    My middle school son has access to a microwave so I can send leftovers with him,
    ChasingBridges

    Answer by ChasingBridges at 5:38 PM on Aug. 30, 2013

  • I pack both my oldest sons lunches for school. Everett will eat anything I pack him. Usually its a turkey and gouda sandwich (Evys fave) with some veggie straws, a Greek yogurt cup, a fruit (he loves strawberries and blueberries) a granola bar and his chocolate milk he buys at school. Archer is a picky eater, he wants a turkey sandwich with no cheese, his ranch veggie straws, greek yogurt, dried banana chips, apple slices or watermelon cubes, a granola bar and his vanilla milk.
    Pay920

    Answer by Pay920 at 3:30 AM on Sep. 15, 2013

  • oh and they both have their own lunch boxes.
    Pay920

    Answer by Pay920 at 3:31 AM on Sep. 15, 2013

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