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Kellie Strickland

Kellie is the creative mind behind many of Snackpicks' Fun Snacks. She first became inspired after being tired of giving her kids the same old sandwich, lunch and snacks. On Snackpicks, Kellie shares her ideas and breaks down the Fun Snacks into simple steps to inspire everyone to 'play' with their food and add sunshine to their little ones' days. Kellie's personal blog can be found at Little Nummies.net.

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Fun Lunch Box Ideas


In the lunchbox, the quiet lunchbox, the lion sleeps tonight. Okay, he’s not sleeping, but he’s perfect for your child’s next lunch!!

Lion Sandwich



  • 1 sandwich of choice
  • 2 pieces of string cheese
  • 1 black jelly bean (substiutions: blueberry or half an olive)
  • 1 raisin
  • 2 green peas (I used frozen)
  • About 20 Cheez-It® Crackers

Directions for Lion Sandwich:

Lion Sandwich

1. Make a sandwich and use a cup to cut a circle out of it.

fun school lunch idea

2. Cut ears out of the remaining sandwich.

Lion Sandwich cheez-it idea

3. Use two slices of string cheese and 2 green peas for the eyes.

4. Add a black jelly bean for the nose.

fun school lunches

5. Cut a raisin into tiny pieces and arrange for the mouth.

6. Arrange Cheez-It crackers around the sandwich for the mane.

Now you are roaring to go!!

This Fun Lunch iea can be enjoyed at home or can fit easily into a lunchbox in pieces. Show your child how to assemble it for when they get to the lunch table. It's easy to put together and their handiwork will impress the other kids!!

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