It has always been a huge task for all moms and teachers to make young kids have their food at school and even at home. One main issue that prevails for moms are providing food at school. As food at home can be taken in adjustable timings, but school doesn’t have it. It is necessary for moms to provide an attractive yet nutritive food for the young ones to school, so that kids enjoy their food breaks and bring empty boxes to home. That’s why in this post we are going to discuss about How and What to pack in breakfast/lunch boxes for preschool and kindergarten kids to school and some recipe ideas.
How to pack Breakfast/Lunch Boxes for Preschool and Kindergarten Kids
When you pack Breakfast/Lunch boxes for kids especially for young kids like preschoolers and kindergartners, it is important to note that,
- The box must be attractive with full of colors, and you can get a box with their favorite colors and cartoon characters.
- The box must be user-friendly like the kid can open his/her box by their own and doesn’t need help of a teacher or nanny to do it. And it is also easy for teachers if kids are doing their chores by their own.
- Use the help of boxes like Section Box, Bento Box for this reason.
The Bento Box Brand which I use is from YUM-BOX. But I couldn’t able to find it in Amazon online. So I have linked an equivalent same leak proof Bento Box below.
What to pack in Breakfast/Lunch Boxes for Preschool and Kindergarten Kids
When you pack Breakfast/Lunch boxes for kids especially for young kids like preschoolers and kindergartners, think wisely because the box should have both attractive and nutritive nature which is a kind of puzzling idea.
When it comes to nutrition packed food, kids’ box must have the following food groups like
I am not going in detail about this as you all know more about it and I am not a nutritionist as well to write about the nutritional values.
So, here is a sample of one day breakfast/lunch box I pack
As he drank milk in the morning before starting to school. I packed him some mini-cookies and choco-bran chips instead of diary. Some days I pack yogurt as this box is leak-proof.
Click below to get a free printable of 1 week Meal plan of Breakfast/Lunch Boxes for Preschool and Kindergarten Kids
Disclaimer: I am not a nutritionist. This meal plan is a general sample idea for Breakfast/Lunch Boxes for Preschool and Kindergarten Kids which I feel Early years kids will love.
Important thing to note in the meal plan:
For diary consumption everyday my son will be having 1 cup of milk, so I have provided diary consumption as milk every day. There are other diary alternatives like yogurt, cheese can be added in breakfast.
Hope this post is useful for you and printable as well. Let me know in comments below what is your kids favorite Fruit and vegetable.
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