Make your kid the coolest on the school canteen block

Lunch is so much more than just a meal, especially when you’re a kid at school. Step aside cheese sandwiches and a shiny red apple, it’s time to get arty.

What the shell?

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Give your sandwich snails a home and whip up some shells with circles of cheddar cheese. 

 

White rabbit

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Who knew you could transform an egg into a rabbit lounging around on a bed of lettuce under the night sky (aka black rice)?

 

Lift off

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The easiest way to get a whole host of veggies into a lunchbox. 

 

What a hoot

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These ham and cheese owls even have us reassessing our office lunch. Willow (the daughter of blogger Kelly Polizzi) is one lucky girl, that’s all we’re saying. 

 

Beautiful bento

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You may write this off as the lunchbox of someone with way too much time on their hands, but it’s made by a lawyer so if she can do it … 

 

It’s quackers

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Mummy blogger, Crouching Mother Hidden Toddler, takes packed lunches to the next level. A beautiful duck sarnie swims alongside fish biscuits, greenery and some fruit and veg. 

 

Monster munch

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A monster-shaped sandwich and chocolate Rice Krispies square? This is a child’s lunchbox dream. It might be ours too.

 

Pig out

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Sarnies don’t have to be boring. Take note from Susan Yuen and cut into the shape of your child’s favourite animal. Add a sprinkling of fruit and veg to top up their five-a-day, and edible bugs to keep with the outdoor theme. 

 

Duck … duck …

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Yes, you are looking at some edible geese sitting on a bed of basmati rice.