You’re going to love the ease of these Bento Lunch Ideas for Toddlers! All are super simple to make and are the perfect size for kids’ lunches. Not only that, but it’s an eco-friendly way to prepare lunch, too!
Instead of using lunch bags daily and being wasteful, why not use a kid-friendly option for their school lunch instead? You’ll find some of the best toddler bento box lunch ideas below!
Finding the best bento box for toddlers doesn’t have to be hard. Just make certain that you find one that is dishwasher safe and easy to clean. And even though this post is about toddlers and younger kids, older kids can easily use them as well!
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What are some simple snacks to put into a bento box?
You basically can add in anything that you want but keep in mind that you need to decide if you’re putting in cold food that needs an ice pack or wanting to do hot food instead.
Having simple veggies like sugar snap peas are a great option, as are cherry tomatoes, too.
You can also add in some apple slices and even a handful of chocolate chips for a simple and easy dessert.
What are some great brands for bento boxes for kids?
There are actually a lot of options when it comes to bento boxes. Make certain that before you buy, you do your research and find one that is going to work well for your child. Getting their input on this decision will make it easier to know that they’ll love using it later on down the road.
Some great options to consider for bento boxes are:
You can easily create this cute bento lunch idea by first making grilled cheese and cutting it into the shape of a star. Then make your Red, White and Blue Fruit Kabobs by dipping the end of a strawberry in white chocolate or white almond bark and layering them on a toothpick or kabob stick.
Here are a few simple and easy lunches that can be made in about 5 minutes. Choose whatever sandwich fillings your child enjoys like cheese and veggies sandwich on a stick. Add lunch meat, leftover chicken, or sliced sausages to up the protein.
Making mini pizzas out of the King’s Hawaiian Savory Original Dinner Rolls is a favorite recipe for kids. They fit perfectly in school bento boxes and add a fun twist to the average sandwich lunch. They are quick and simple to make and help fill them up at lunchtime.
These mini corn dog muffins are so stinking easy you can use a boxed corn muffin mix to keep it simple. Then get the kids to help add the cut hot dogs and cheese to the pan. Then you have easy and quick lunch ideas the kids will love!
This pizza muffin recipe is so simple and quick to make using one box of macaroni and cheese to make 6 overstuffed muffins. You can also add turkey, salami, pepperoni or whatever pizza toppings you like!
As you can see, there are so many fun food items that you can store in your bento box that the kids are going to love! And make certain to let them help in packing up their lunch, too!
Which is these bento lunch ideas for toddlers do you think you’re child is going to love the best?