I love using Earth Day to teach my kids the importance of our planet and how important it is to love earth! I also love celebrating my doing a fun craft and/or having a yummy snack. Here are 10 fun earth day crafts and yummy earth day snacks that my kiddos have enjoyed over the years. Click on the links below to get to the original posts for full instructions…
Love the Earth Bento Snack
Earth Day Bento Box
Earth Day Cake
Handprint Earth with People of the World
Play Doh Planet Earth
Love the Trees Snack
Recycle Bento Box
We’ve Got the Whole World in our Hands Craft
Handprint Paper Plate Planet Earth
Happy crafting and eating!
St. Patrick’s day is coming up quickly and this easy bento box lunch filled with lucky shamrocks and colourful rainbows is sure to make your little one feel like they found their pot of gold. Get all the details on how I made it at CBC Parents.
Valentine’s day is next weekend and I bet your little one would love an extra special lunch. This Valentine’s day bento box was super simple to make and barely used any special tools. Please visit CBC Parents to find out how I made it.
It’s no secret that I love the Rubbermaid Lunchblox Lunch kits. I purchased 2 sets for each of my kids in September and I haven’t looked back. It has easily become one of my favourite lunch container sets to pack for my kids. I love the bright colours, I love the easy-open lids, I love the stackability and portability, I love the included ice pack, and I love the sizes of the different containers for a perfectly-portioned lunch. For all these reasons, this lunch container set has not only become a favourite of mine, but it’s a favourite of my kids too.
These Rubbermaid LunchBlox kits come in two different colour sets – a blue set and a pink set. Pictured is the pink set.
The containers stack and snap together easily, and the lids are easy enough for my kids to take on and off, but also secure enough to keep everything tightly inside. The containers are the perfect size for a healthy portioned lunch and the sizes are compatible with many popular foods that kids and adults love. LunchBlox containers have a built-in blue ice pack that keeps my kids lunches perfectly cooled until it’s ready to eat. It snaps right between the containers for awesome portability. These containers are a breeze to clean because they are dishwasher safe, and they are also microwave and freezer safe too.
I love to pack my kids fun school lunches. They need to be healthy, and include a little bit of fun. It doesn’t have to hard or extravagant and it certainly doesn’t need to take a lot of time. Just a tiny element can take a school lunch from ordinary to extraordinary in seconds. Above is a lunch I packed for my daughter in her Rubbermaid Lunchblox Lunch Kit. In the large container she had a ham, lettuce and cheese sandwich. I used a star cookie cutter I had to cut a star out of the top piece of bread to show the cheese underneath. So simple, but super cute. The other two containers held sliced mini cucumbers with baby carrots, and a fruit salad with fresh blueberries, raspberries and kiwi.
Definitely try out the Rubbermaid LunchBlox Lunch kits for yourself. It has made the task of packing school lunches daily for my kids so much easier – which is any busy parents dream come true!
Looking for more inspiration?? I have many more lunch examples packed in Rubbermaid LunchBlox Lunch Kits under the “Bento Boxes” tab in my main menu!
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This super easy snowman lunch is my latest post over at CBC Parents. It doesn’t require any special tools to make and it features many kid-approved foods. Find out how I made it over at CBC Parents.