Operation Awesome School Lunch Ideas for Kids

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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

 
 
Homemade Enchiladas 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 Barbecue Pulled Pork Sandwiches school lunch

Slow Cooker Barbecue Pulled Pork Sandwiches School Lunch

Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken with Salad school lunch

Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken with Salad School Lunch

Slow Cooker Herbed Barbecue Chicken Legs school lunch

Slow Cooker Herbed Barbecue Chicken Legs School Lunch

 
 
Kentucky Hot Browns Crescents school lunch

Kentucky Hot Browns Crescents School Lunch

Slow Cooker Enchilada Chicken Recipe

Slow Cooker Enchilada Chicken School Lunch

GORGEOUS Apple Rose Tarts and Pizza Sticks school lunch

GORGEOUS Apple Rose Tarts and Pizza Sticks School Lunch

Tex-Mex Philly Cheese Steak Sandwiches school lunch

Tex-Mex Philly Cheese Steak Sandwiches School Lunch

 
 
Homemade Pepperoni Pizza Rolls school lunch

Homemade Pepperoni Pizza Rolls School Lunch

Insanely Good Baked Bacon Macaroni and Cheese School Lunch

Bacon Macaroni and Cheese School Lunch

Bacon Mac and Cheese Grilled Cheese school lunch

Bacon Mac and Cheese Grilled Cheese School Lunch

Taco Macaroni School Lunch

Taco Macaroni School Lunch

 
 
Easy School Lunch Ideas for Kids

Easy School Lunch Ideas for Kids

Hillshire Farm Crescent Roll Sandwiches School Lunch

Crescent Roll Sandwiches School Lunch

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