We took a cookie cutter and used it to make a heart out of her peanut butter and jelly sandwich. I love finding things in the kitchen that my kids can do on their own. Here is my list of age-appropriate kitchen jobs for kids.
Sidenote- apparently it's totally scandalous in the Bay Area to be allowed nuts at school, but it makes life SO much easier on use.
It was a no-waste lunch day (you can see how I make zero-waste lunches here), so I fed the scraps to her sick brother, you know, to avoid any wasting:)
And yes, mom, I did do her hair before we left for school. She was very, very proud of herself.
Anything you are doing to make school lunches a bit more special? I'm always looking for new ideas:) Here are some of my favorite ideas for school lunches.
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