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Back-to-School Lunches, Gifts, and Transitioning Tips

Back-to-School Lunches, Gifts, and Transitioning Tips

Going back to school is such a fun time of year for most children. I remember that while growing up I looked forward to going back to school with great excitement. A few of the events I enjoyed were: getting to know new teachers, having more opportunities available to me, buying new clothes, and switching to a more structured routine.

If you have any kids going back to school soon, you may find the following tips and posts helpful…

Lunches & Snack Ideas

Back-to-School Lunch, Gift, and Transitioning Tips

  1. Waffle Taco Bar – Create yummy waffle/taco shells and added some healthy ingredients for a waffle taco bar lunch treat.

Back-to-School Lunches, Gifts, and Transitioning Tips

2. Baked Ravioli Recipe – This is an easy recipe for the kids to help make.

Back-to-School Lunches, Gifts, and Transitioning Tips

3. Apple Cars – I use an apple, tooth picks as the axel, and cut grapes as tires.

Back-to-School Lunches, Gifts, and Transitioning Tips

4. Mac and Cheese Cups – Press the dough into a muffin tin, add mac & cheese, and bake.

Back-to-School Lunches, Gifts, and Transitioning Tips

5. PB&J & Banana Burrito – A new twist on a tortilla with a banana in the middle.

Back-to-School Lunches, Gifts, and Transitioning Tips

6. Ants on a Log– This was always a favorite of mine growing up. We’d use peanut butter or cream cheese in celery. For the ants we would use raisins or nuts.

Back-to-School Lunches, Gifts, and Transitioning Tips

7. Healthy Taco Salad – You can enjoy this taco salad right from the fridge, no heating required.

Back-to-School Lunches, Gifts, and Transitioning Tips

8. Croissant Sandwiches – These are just as easy as regular sandwiches. To add a playful elements to your kid’s lunch, cut carrots into coins and put the grapes into some colorful food picks.

Back-to-School Lunches, Gifts, and Transitioning Tips

9. Snack Butterflies-Add paint and pipe cleaners to a clothespin. Put snacks in baggie and clip in the middle to make your own snack butterfly.

Back-to-School Lunches, Gifts, and Transitioning Tips

10. Apple Oreo Pops – These Apple OREO Pops are so exciting as a first week of school snack!

Back-to-School Lunches, Gifts, and Transitioning Tips

11. Apple Cheese Wraps – Combine slices of sweet, crisp apples with a nice piece of salty cheddar cheese and fresh sliced turkey or ham.

Get more ideas on making lunch boxes more creative here.

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Preparing Kids for School

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1. Morning Routine – I’ve found (and I’ve heard from other moms, including my sister) that the following these steps help make mornings go smoothly and efficiently.

Back-to-School Lunches, Gifts, and Transitioning Tips

2. Smooth Transition from Summer to School – Here are some of my tips for a smooth transition from summer to school. Good luck to you and your kids and we wish them the very best this school year!

Back-to-School Lunches, Gifts, and Transitioning Tips

3. Dealing With School Transitions – Gig school transitions are especially difficult for parents because they are just as new for us as they are for our children.

Teacher Gift Ideas

Back-to-School Lunches, Gifts, and Transitioning Tips

1. Date Stamp – This is a fun and useful gift for a teacher that can be put together in 3 minutes and costs about $7.00.

Back-to-School Lunches, Gifts, and Transitioning Tips

2. Teacher Goodie Bags – Collect school supplies as they go on sale during the summer and package them up for your child’s teacher.

Back-to-School Lunches, Gifts, and Transitioning Tips

3. DIY School Mason Jars – These painted mason jars are super fun and cute!

Back-to-School Lunches, Gifts, and Transitioning Tips

4. DIY Planters Gifts – Easy and inexpensive! DIY Thank You Gifts for Any Occasion.

Back-to-School Lunches, Gifts, and Transitioning Tips

5. Sharpie Back to School Teacher Gift with FREE PRINTABLE.

Get more teacher gift ideas here.

Back-to-School Lunches, Gifts, and Transitioning Tips

 I hope you enjoyed this Back-to-School round up!

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3 Responses to Back-to-School Lunches, Gifts, and Transitioning Tips

  1. Jessica says:

    Thanks for including my planter :) shared everywhere!! Hope you have a wonderful week!
    Jess

  2. I’m so far behind on everything back to school! Thank goodness my kids are older…they’ve been organizing and taking care of everything themselves. Hopefully I’ll have my act together before the weekend. These are all great ideas and tips though!

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