My kids love special lunches, especially holiday lunches. Sometimes that just means a quick note or a funny joke. This year when Kaleb opened his lunch box, he was surprised by a special St. Patrick’s Day lunch. Yep, you guessed it…a green lunch and added a couple of jokes written on shamrocks. Simple, but Kaleb loves it and it makes him feel extra special.
I used shamrock cookie cutters on the apples, kiwi and tortilla PB and J sandwiches. I really wanted to use the green tortillas, but decided that Spinach and herb did not mix well with PB and J:) There are also green grapes, green olives, pear sauce and only the green gold fish (I just separated them out of the bag from their colored friends!). I also made lime shamrock shaped Jello Jigglers, but they were not set yet. They will be added in the morning. I try to make the kids lunch the night before so there is one less thing to do in our already rushed morning.
I would love to hear what you put in your kiddos lunch and what you do to make the kids feel extra special. So far I only have one lunch to make, since Bree is half day Kindergarten and Annika is home with me, but that will change all to quickly! I would love to get Bento Boxes for the kids school lunches, but this works for now.