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 Lunch BBQ Chicken School Lunch

Nutella Sandwich school lunch Nutella Sandwich School Lunch

DIY Taco Kit School Lunch DIY Taco Kit School Lunch

Cheese Quesadilla school lunch Cheese Quesadilla School Lunch

DIY Nutella Uncrustables Sandwich school lunch DIY Nutella Uncrustables Sandwich Lunch

BBQ Chicken Veggies School Lunch BBQ Chicken Veggies School Lunch

Mini Quiche with Bacon school lunch Mini Quiche with Bacon School Lunch

Chicken Nuggets school lunch Chicken Nuggets School Lunch

Grilled Cheese Sandwich School Lunch Grilled Cheese Sandwich School Lunch

Pizzadillas School Lunch Pizzadillas and Salad School Lunch

Pizzadillas School Lunch Pizzadillas and Veggies School Lunch

Turkey Sub School Lunch Turkey Sub School Lunch

Toddler or Preschool School Lunch Toddler or Preschool School Lunch

Baby Sub Sandwich School Lunch Baby Sub Sandwich Lunch

Beef Stroganoff Sub School Lunch Beef Stroganoff Sub School Lunch

Turkey Bacon Ham Sub School Lunch Turkey Bacon Ham Sub School Lunch

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

Chicken Bacon Ranch Quesadillas School Lunch Chicken Bacon Ranch Quesadillas Lunch

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

Beef Stroganoff Sub School Lunch Beef Stroganoff Sub School Lunch

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

Beef Ravioli and Meatballs School Lunch Beef Ravioli and Meatballs School Lunch

Pizzadillas School Lunch Pizzadillas School Lunch

Chicken Nuggets School Lunch Chicken Nuggets School Lunch

Nutella Sandwich & Yogurt School Lunch Nutella Sandwich & Yogurt School Lunch

DIY Nachos Kit School Lunch DIY Nachos Kit School Lunch

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

French Toast Breakfast School Lunch French Toast Breakfast School Lunch

Pulled Barbecue Chicken Sandwich School Lunch Pulled Barbecue Chicken Sandwich School Lunch

pizza grilled cheese sandwich Pizza Grilled Cheese with Cheesy Bowtie Pasta

Grilled Cheeseburger Wraps School Lunch Grilled Cheeseburger Wraps School Lunch

meatloaf sub mashed potatoes school lunch Meatloaf Sub Mashed Potatoes School Lunch

Chicken Nugget Bowls School Lunch Chicken Nugget Bowls School Lunch

enchiladas corn bread school lunch Enchiladas Corn Bread School Lunch

Mini Corn Dog Muffins School Lunch Mini Corn Dog Muffins School Lunch

chicken broccoli wreath ring pampered chef school lunch Chicken Broccoli Wreath School Lunch

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

sliced summer sausage and cheddar cheese school lunch Sliced Sausage and Cheese School Lunch

Homemade Pizza School Lunch Homemade Pizza School Lunch

enchiladas school lunch Enchiladas School Lunch

Fancy Bread Sandwiches School Lunch Fancy Bread Sandwiches School Lunch

homemade pizza roll-ups school lunch Homemade Pizza Roll-Ups School Lunch

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

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

Creamy Chicken Taquitos School Lunch Creamy Chicken Taquitos School Lunch

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

Crescent Wrapped Hot Dogs School Lunch Crescent Wrapped Hot Dogs School Lunch

Spaghetti Sausage Garlic Bread school lunch Spaghetti Sausage Garlic Bread School Lunch

baked chili cheese hot dogs school lunch Homemade Enchiladas School Lunch

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

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

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

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

Slow Cooker Enchilada Chicken Recipe Slow Cooker Enchilada Chicken School Lunch

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

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