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Bento Lunch Ideas for Kids

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Bento Lunch Ideas for Kids is an easy way to make new lunch ideas to stop picky eaters in their tracks. Who says that food can’t be fun? Here at 3 Boys and a Dog, we’re all about good food and a good time making it!

The best part about this lunch of Bento Lunch Box ideas is that they’re crazy easy to make and full of fun options! When the kids can take their lunch and enjoy bento boxes and options, they will look forward to lunchtime and have a blast eating and enjoying every bite.

Bento Lunch Ideas for Kids

The following ideas are great for lunches. Some are healthy, some are fun, and some are themed. You must figure out which ones you want to start with and then create them! You can even have the kids jump in and help as well.

Below, you will find fun bento lunch ideas for kids – 3 weeks’ worth of lunches!  Plus, I have linked to my Amazon picks below so you can add them to your Bento Lunch supplies. Add these 20 DIY Lunchable Ideas That Kids Will Love to your list for even more great lunch ideas!

Check out The Best Bento Box Tools and Accessories as well! Don’t miss these 15 Cute Japanese Bento Boxes!

Be sure to read here to learn about Bento Box vs. Regular Lunch Box!

Also, learn all about The History and Culture of Bento Boxes! There are so many Benefits of Using a Bento Box!

Easy Bento Lunch Ideas

Any of the following Bento options are so fast and straightforward to make! They’re great for a quick lunch or an after-school snack.

This Waffle Kabobs Bento Lunch Idea proves you can have lunch and breakfast anytime.

Make this Chicken Nugget Bento Lunch when the craving strikes!

You won’t find a more straightforward recipe than this Waffle Sandwich Lunch!

Use this 4th of July Bento Lunch Idea as a fun way to make a simple lunch this summer.

Kick off the year with this Back to School Bento Lunch!

Make sure to make these Five Best Bento Lunch Recipe Ideas!

Easy Lunch Prep Ideas like this are the best!



Bento Box Recipes for Kids

Just in case you need more, I’ve got you covered! Any of these would be great for lunches, snacks, and more!

I can’t get enough of this Breakfast Leftovers Bento Lunch!

The kids will love this Grilling Lunch Idea!

Be sure to add their favorite toppings for this Taco Bento Lunch!

Add these 10+ Healthy Bento Box Recipes to your radar!

Check out this list of 10+ Fun Bento Boxes!

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You’ll want to make this Pizza Lunchable Bento Lunch all the time!

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Get all the fun flavors of this Camping Bento Lunch easily!

Make this All Star Bento Lunch for the kids. They’ll love it!

Simple ingredients make this delicious Submarine Sandwich Bento Lunch.

Make this Cinco De Mayo Bento Lunch for a fun celebration.

Healthy Bento Box Recipes are a simple way to make a varied lunch!

Delicious Bento Box Lunches

Check out the ease of these simple bento box lunches!

There is no denying the classic flavors of this BLT Bagels Bento Lunch.

This Spinach Pizzadilla Bento Box is a fun spin on pizza!

If you want a unique and fun recipe, make this Banana Sushi Bento Box!

This Butterfly Lunch Idea is perfect for spring or summer!

25 Hot Bento Box Recipes

Bento Turkey Sweet Hot Pockets

Cold Lunch Ideas for Picky Eaters

25 Bento Style Lunches for Adults can easily be made for all ages!

Need a delicious way to start the day? Try these 25 Bento Breakfast Box Ideas!

Try this Doggie Bento Box for Lunch to fill their tummies!

This DIY Tuna Bento Box is a fast and easy lunch idea full of flavor.

I love the ease of making these Bento Box Waffle Tacos!

Check out these Fun Bento Boxes for the kids!

Ready to learn about Bento Food for Kids: How do you do it? It’s not hard to create simple recipes that are perfect for snacks or lunch!

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Can you meal prep bento boxes?

Yes, you can! If you want to prep the kid’s lunches the night before, bento boxes are great! Just add the food and keep it chilled in the fridge.

And then don’t forget to have them grab it before they run out the door in the morning!

Need some new Cute Japanese Bento Boxes? Add any of these to your list!

Don’t miss these 13 Bento Lunch Ideas Your Kids Will Love!

Everyone will love these 25 Bento Breakfast Box Ideas!

You’ll want to make everything on this list of 25 Hot Bento Box Recipes!

Need some tips for packing your lunch? Check out these 25 Bento Style Lunches for Adults!

Use this Bento Box Care Guide as great tips to clean and care for your bento box!

Must-Have Bento Lunch Supplies for Kids:

Here are other great supplies for kids to complete their bento lunch box needs!

Do you make Bento Lunches for your kids?

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Cara ~ Vintage Style Gal

Sunday 30th of July 2023

I enjoy your bento box ideas, thank you for sharing with Whimsy Home Wednesday.

Kelli Miller

Sunday 1st of October 2023

Thank you so much for your kind comment on my blog post about bento lunch ideas for kids! I'm thrilled to hear that you enjoy the ideas and found them helpful.

It's always a pleasure to share creative and nutritious options for kids' lunches.

Esmé Slabbert

Friday 28th of July 2023

Lovely treats for the young and even the not-so-young ones. Thank you for sharing your links with us at #271 SSPS Linky. See you again next week.

Kelli Miller

Sunday 1st of October 2023

Thank you for your lovely comment on my blog post about bento lunch ideas for kids!

I'm delighted to hear that the treats are enjoyed by both the young and the not-so-young.

It's always a pleasure to provide ideas that can bring joy to all ages.