5 Items That Transform Lunchboxes!

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You don’t need to spend a fortune to transform your child’s meal or lunchbox. Check out our top 5 me and b fun sandwich posts to inspire you! Think BB8 and Thomas the Tank Engine sandwiches!

I find a lot of the things I use can easily be found in any of the regular pound and discount stores. Next time you are shopping, look out for the following:

Cupcake cases

These are fab because they can be used to pop snacks in or separate lunchboxes. You can get the regular paper ones but I love the silicon ones, especially if im putting something like coleslaw or cous cous in b’s lunchbox.

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Cocktail sticks/food picks

These are handy for lunches and can entice little b to eat up his veggies. I often find them in the party section and they are sometimes sold as a set with cupcake cases. We keep a whole selection of these to hand 🙂

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Ice cube trays

Useful for freezing yogurt for a healthier alternative to ice cream – I find they do not work well for jelly :/

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Cookie Cutters

Ideal for cutting sandwiches, fruit and veggies into fun shapes. Fruity flowers anyone?!

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Lunchboxes

You can pick up soooo many food containers in the pound shops. Regular Tupperware style or fun lunchboxes like these ones. I find they are ideal for then using silicon cupcake cases to hold various food items.

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So there you go, a few tips and tricks for making fun lunchboxes. And it doesn’t have to take an age either. Trust me, I hate faffing on!

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  1. I love these ideas! I really need to try freezing yoghurt as an ice cream alternative! My daughter would steal it if she could! Thanks for sharing with #bestandworst x

  2. Great ideas! My little one starts nursery next month and will be taking packed lunches, and I really want to make them special!! These tips will really help me out! 🙂 #KCACOLS

  3. […] Ahh the good-old lunchbox, don’t you just love packing them? And the best part is unpacking them and cleaning out all the soggy leftovers. Bluergh. With the start of the new school year looming, here are some tips and tricks for spicing up the regular lunchbox. And I promise, these ideas do not take long and you don’t need an art degree! A lot of these bits I pick up in the discount shops. You can find some more ideas here 🙂 […]

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