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May 7th, 2013, 11:30 AM
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For those with older children or with kids in a full day school program, do you pack lunches and snacks for your kids? What are some of the favorites? I'm always looking for new ideas. We normally pack a sandwich, yogurt or cheese stick, fruit and vegetable, snack and a bottle of water.
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May 7th, 2013, 11:58 AM
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Veronika is 1/2 day so she gets a snack for school...

Sliced cheese, crackers, fruit, veggies (i.e. carrots, grape tomatoes, etc.), mini-cookies, mini-muffins, Babybel cheese... stuff like that. She usually gets a juice box with it. Oh, sometimes I'll pack a little sandwich with her favourite cream cheese or with berry jam.

Natasha is grade 1, full-day, she gets both a snack and a lunch. Snack same as above...

For lunch, I usually pack a sandwich with either cheese or deli meat (salami, turkey, ham, etc.) and add veggies to that and sometimes a bar. But kids in her class bring dinner leftovers for lunch (i.e. rice & meat) and she's constantly begging me for that, except there isn't a microwave so I don't understand how they eat it? Room temp? For drink she gets a juice box and a bottle of water.
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May 7th, 2013, 01:04 PM
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Good topic! I didn't even think about that for next year. Ellie's kindergarten is full day. Looks like I better get some lunch ideas
One of the nice things with the school is they have Hot lunch 2 days a week. That will help out.
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May 7th, 2013, 06:33 PM
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Ethan is only in preschool for 2 1/2 hours and they have snack there. I usually pack him cheez its, goldfish, mini Oreos, mister salty, pirates booty or something else he chooses with a juice box.
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May 8th, 2013, 06:53 PM
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Love that you guys are talking about this because I just realized that I will have to do this for Donovin when he starts kindergarten.
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May 9th, 2013, 06:36 AM
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Elizabeth takes a lunch every day. Her preschool provides a morning and afternoon snack. For lunch it varies, since in preschool we're allowed to send heat-up lunches we do a lot of dinner left overs, mac & cheese, spaghetti, etc... She is in love w/ the cheese pizza lunchables so I usually let her take that once a week. She likes turkey, ham or PB sandwiches and is in love w/ cranberry juice so that's usually her drink Her sides vary from crackers to yogurt (go-gurt is her fav), applesauce, pudding, strawberries or banana etc.
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May 9th, 2013, 06:43 AM
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Julia if you heat the food in the morning and put it in a thermos it will still be hot at lunch. I love our thermoses.
thermos food at Target

I look on this site...they always have cool pictures of healthy lunches. Pinterest does as well.
School Lunch Roundup III - 100 Days of Real Food

Mostly I am just boring though.
Sandwich, bagel with cream cheese, or yogurt and string cheese as a main course.
A side of fruit and something like pretzels.
Juice box, water, or milk.
Sometimes a small treat.

B is in second and I pack her lunch, and Matt is in first and gets lunch and a snack. Nothing for Carrie this year...but she'll be in next year's rotation.
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