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Packing lunch for 3yr old?

I need suggestions...

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Asked by KayGia0704 at 3:24 PM on Feb. 13, 2011 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • lunchables
    grapes, lunch meat, crackers, cheese, string cheese, peanut butter and jelly, fruit snacks

    Answer by genagina at 3:26 PM on Feb. 13, 2011

  • My daughter usually takes leftovers from dinner in a medium container with about as much as I feed her for dinner. Plus juice. I cant send PBand J because of allergies in the class and school

    Answer by mrssmitley1210 at 3:37 PM on Feb. 13, 2011

  • lunchables, peanut butter crackers, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, nutella sandwiches, juice, tubes of yogout that can freeze and be unthawed by the time they eat lunch, applesauce cups, rasins, trail mix, gronala bars, chips, cookies, I have my girls pack most of theirs in the evening before bed and all I have to add is the juice and sandwich. At my daughters school just have to raise their hands to help with opening anything like the applesauce cups or even pudding cups, fruit snacks, carrots with dip, or apples already sliced with yogut or peanut butter and can find in the produce dept.

    Answer by momindiana at 4:00 PM on Feb. 13, 2011

  • When my DD was 3 I would usually alternate sandwiches between pb & j, cheese, or meat. I used to only give her pb&j but one day she told me "mommy I'm bored of that" lol. Kids like it when you alternate. Snack wise, I put a juice box and sliced apples, carrot sticks, and/or string cheese.

    Answer by NickyNicole06 at 6:55 PM on Feb. 13, 2011

  • She just picked out tomorrow's lunch -- Taco meat/mac N cheese casserole (leftover); breadsticks, applesauce; and fresh strawberries. Usually she wants a bologna sandwich (yes I know); chips, pickle, pudding/frozen yogurt. She just told me she wants to start taking her lunch everyday -- oh yay! :-)

    Answer by BaileysMom476 at 9:22 PM on Feb. 13, 2011

  • pack their favorite sandwich, a piece of fruit and maybe some chips.

    Answer by Christmaslver68 at 10:59 AM on Feb. 14, 2011

  • quesadillas with fav fruit and maybe some corrots or celery with cream chesse and rasins

    Answer by Ladyrosa at 12:55 PM on Feb. 14, 2011

  • Thanks ladies..

    Comment by KayGia0704 (original poster) at 3:51 PM on Feb. 14, 2011

  • I agree with most of the suggestions except the lunchables, those are nasty. The cheese is american which is highly processed and super high in sodium. Try cheese sticks, which are usually all natural and whole wheat crackers instead. Lunch meat isn't really good for you no matter how good the quality is and lunchables' meat is probably one of the worst there is.

    Answer by LuvMyBabies912 at 3:28 PM on Feb. 15, 2011

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