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    Default What do you pack in your child's lunch box?

    Good morning everyone, I would love some ideas, inspiration as to what you pack in your child's lunch box?

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    Rice cakes with vegemite/plain crossoint/cheese and bacon roll for his main lunch depending on what is in the house and what he feels like along with grapes/apple, fruit stick, packet of chips and something that was baked over the weekend whether it's cookies or little cupcakes.

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    Sandwich, grapes, Apple, biscuits or cupcake (depending on what gets baked) and fresh popcorn. Plus a small bottle of cordial

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    *2 sandwiches,
    *3 Small containers: dry fruit or popcorn, carrots, plain biscuits.
    Handful of sultanas.

    He also takes some fruit to share with his classroom. They have a plate on each table the children can snack on while they work.

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    Cheesymite scrolls or sandwiches.
    Carrot sticks
    Popcorn or vegie chips
    Crackers and cheese
    yoghurt
    apple
    banana
    strawberries
    cup of peaches
    saltanas
    watermelon
    fruit bar
    orange.

    A variation of all of the above. He takes 2 lunch boxes to school every day.

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    The kids get 3x containers of food for the day. Even tho dd2 is home FT I pack her a lunch bag so she can help herself and it keeps the mess down. They each get a fruit box, snack box and main lunch box.

    Today

    Dd2 is 3=5yo.
    She has a cut up peach.
    2X Anzac biscuits, 1X mini apple/oat mini muffin.
    1X bbq pork bun and a side salad (tomato/mushroom/cucumber/capsicum/beans)

    Dd1 who is 5.5yo
    1X cut up peach
    2X Anzac biscuits and 1X pear/oat slice
    3X mini lasagnas plus same side salad.
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    For preschool we pack -
    Morning tea - fruit (strawberries, blueberries, grapes, watermelon, banana) and baked good (pikelets or muffin or banana bread or pumpkin bread)

    Lunch: scroll or sandwich, carrot sticks, sugar snap peas, cherry tomatoes plus either popcorn, pretzels, crackers or pumpkin cheesy thing.

    Water to drink

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    Subbing for ideas for next year

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    Sandwich or roll or pinwheels etc if I've baked

    Yoghurt

    2 pieces of fruit like banana, apple, manadrin, pear, apricot or chopped up fruit - watermelon, grapes , blueberries

    1 or 2 Snacks of either cheese & crackers, some rice cakes, pretzels, homemade healthy banana bread or muffin.... ocassionally a small pkt of shapes or tiny teddies

    Bottle of water.

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    Today my kids have:

    DD: grapes and blueberries
    Baked beans
    Cheese and rice crackers
    Banana bread (homemade)
    Pikelets (homemade)

    DS: nectarine and blueberries
    Egg and mayo on Wholemeal
    Pizza scroll (homemade)
    Banana bread (homemade)
    Oat slice (homemade)

    My chest freezer is packed with lunchbox baking. As you can see my kids like different things so I find it easier to have 2 baking afternoons a term to cater to them both.


 

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