Operation Awesome School Lunch Ideas for Kids

Our family is on a mission to make prepared school lunches from home not suck. Join us as we tackle making different, fun, and hungry kid-friendly recipes and meals for our kids for school! This list of school lunch ideas for kids is updated daily, Monday – Friday, during normal school months. You can download my printable weekly lunch menu here, and also check out my kid-friendly recipe index for more ideas, as well as see what school lunch containers and tools we use, too.

Barbecue Chicken School LunchBBQ Chicken School Lunch

Nutella Sandwich school lunchNutella Sandwich School Lunch

DIY Taco Kit School LunchDIY Taco Kit School Lunch

Cheese Quesadilla school lunchCheese Quesadilla School Lunch

DIY Nutella Uncrustables Sandwich school lunchDIY Nutella Uncrustables Sandwich Lunch

BBQ Chicken Veggies School LunchBBQ Chicken Veggies School Lunch

Mini Quiche with Bacon school lunchMini Quiche with Bacon School Lunch

Chicken Nuggets school lunchChicken Nuggets School Lunch

Grilled Cheese Sandwich School LunchGrilled Cheese Sandwich School Lunch

Pizzadillas School LunchPizzadillas and Salad School Lunch

Pizzadillas School LunchPizzadillas and Veggies School Lunch

Turkey Sub School LunchTurkey Sub School Lunch

Toddler or Preschool School LunchToddler or Preschool School Lunch

Baby Sub Sandwich School LunchBaby Sub Sandwich Lunch

Beef Stroganoff Sub School LunchBeef Stroganoff Sub School Lunch

Turkey Bacon Ham Sub School LunchTurkey Bacon Ham Sub School Lunch

Baby Turkey & Bacon Sub School LunchBaby Turkey & Bacon Sub School Lunch

Chicken Bacon Ranch Quesadillas School LunchChicken Bacon Ranch Quesadillas Lunch

Chicken Bacon Ranch Quesadillas with Cucumbers School LunchChicken Bacon Ranch Quesadillas Lunch

Beef Stroganoff Sub School LunchBeef Stroganoff Sub School Lunch

Baby Nutella Sub with Carrots School LunchBaby Nutella Sub with Carrots School Lunch

Beef Ravioli and Meatballs School LunchBeef Ravioli and Meatballs School Lunch

Pizzadillas School LunchPizzadillas School Lunch

Chicken Nuggets School LunchChicken Nuggets School Lunch

Nutella Sandwich & Yogurt School LunchNutella Sandwich & Yogurt School Lunch

DIY Nachos Kit School LunchDIY Nachos Kit School Lunch

Baked Taquitos Beans and Rice School LunchBaked Taquitos Beans and Rice School Lunch

French Toast Breakfast School LunchFrench Toast Breakfast School Lunch

Pulled Barbecue Chicken Sandwich School LunchPulled Barbecue Chicken Sandwich School Lunch

pizza grilled cheese sandwichPizza Grilled Cheese with Cheesy Bowtie Pasta

Grilled Cheeseburger Wraps School LunchGrilled Cheeseburger Wraps School Lunch

meatloaf sub mashed potatoes school lunchMeatloaf Sub Mashed Potatoes School Lunch

Chicken Nugget Bowls School LunchChicken Nugget Bowls School Lunch

enchiladas corn bread school lunchEnchiladas Corn Bread School Lunch

Mini Corn Dog Muffins School LunchMini Corn Dog Muffins School Lunch

chicken broccoli wreath ring pampered chef school lunchChicken Broccoli Wreath School Lunch

Ham and Broccoli Macaroni and Cheese School LunchHam Broccoli Mac & Cheese School Lunch

sliced summer sausage and cheddar cheese school lunchSliced Sausage and Cheese School Lunch

Homemade Pizza School LunchHomemade Pizza School Lunch

enchiladas school lunchEnchiladas School Lunch

Fancy Bread Sandwiches School LunchFancy Bread Sandwiches School Lunch

homemade pizza roll-ups school lunchHomemade Pizza Roll-Ups School Lunch

Spinach and Artichoke Dip Sandwich School LunchSpinach Artichoke Dip Sandwich School Lunch

baked chili cheese hot dogs school lunchHomemade Baked Chili Cheese Hot Dogs School Lunch

Creamy Chicken Taquitos School LunchCreamy Chicken Taquitos School Lunch

Hot Dogs with Cheese and Chili School LunchHot Dogs with Cheese and Chili School Lunch

Crescent Wrapped Hot Dogs School LunchCrescent Wrapped Hot Dogs School Lunch

Spaghetti Sausage Garlic Bread school lunchSpaghetti Sausage Garlic Bread School Lunch

baked chili cheese hot dogs school lunchHomemade Enchiladas School Lunch

Crescent Roll Hot Dog Pockets school lunchCrescent Roll Hot Dog Pockets School Lunch

Easy Grilled Thin Crust Pizza school lunchEasy Grilled Thin Crust Pizza School Lunch

Nutella Peanut Butter Roll Ups School LunchNutella Peanut Butter Roll Ups School Lunch

Slow Cooker Chili Tater Tot Hot Dog Casserole school lunchSlow Cooker Chili Tater Tot Hot Dog Casserole School Lunch

Slow Cooker Enchilada Chicken RecipeSlow Cooker Enchilada Chicken School Lunch

Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken with Salad school lunchSlow Cooker Buffalo Chicken with Salad School Lunch

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