Look. I don’t even pretend to be a good cook around here. I mean, we eat and no one complains (too much) so it seems to be working out ok. But I do love super simple back to school lunch ideas that help get the kiddos out the door and fed! And of course, I get by with a little help from my internet friends!
When my kids want a little more in their back to school lunches, I reach to Pinterest for ideas. Of course.
And you probably do too- which is probably how you found this post. It’s the perfect place to find all kinds of mom hacks, especially useful when you got to get the kids back into the routine this fall.
Let’s go beyond the sandwich and reclaim back to school lunch!
Beyond The Sandwich Back To School Lunch Ideas
Rainbow Veggie Pinwheels – Dinner at the Zoo
Sunny Day Themed Bento – Brite and Bubbly
Apple Quesadilla – Momables
Back-to-School Themed Bento Lunch – Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons
Lunch Box Mini Pizza – A Pumpkin and a Princess
Buffalo Chicken Bites – Adventures of a Nurse
5 Healthy Bento Boxes – Kids Activities Blog
Sandwich Kabobs – Sunny Sweet Days
PB&J Push Pops – Shaken Together Life
Banana Roll Up – Family Fresh Meals
Kid-Friendly Cucumber Sushi – Raising Whasians
Pizza Crackers Lunchable – Midget Momma
Mini Corn Dog Muffins – Hip2Save
Ham and Cheese Pinwheels – The Girl Who Ate Everything
Mini Pumpkin Pancakes – Momables
Owl Bento – Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons
Lunch Box Quesadillas – Shaken Together Life
Baked Ravioli – Laura Fuentes
Camping Themed Bento Lunch – 3 Boys and Dog
Philly Grilled Cheese Sandwich – Momables
More Back To School Ideas For Parents
- Free printable first day of school signs (and last day too!)
- Back to School Breakfast Ideas– the most important meal of the day, you know!
- Back To School Memes – hey, it’s ok to laugh. Teachers know we love them!
Patty Holliday is the owner and creator of all things No-Guilt Universe. As a lifelong fangirl and pop culture connoisseur, she’s been creating online since 2009. You can find her work at No-Guilt Disney.com, No-Guilt Fangirl.com, No-Guilt Life, and as host of the top-rated No-Guilt Disney Podcast.