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Fun Kids Lunchtime Ideas

Fun Kids Lunchtime Ideas

Creative Lunchtime Tips and Recipes

Creating some of these fun and easy lunches will jazz up your child’s lunchtime routine, and bring a smile to their face! They take just minutes to make and are easy enough so the kids can help. Preparing a fun lunch that your child can help assemble is also a great way to encourage creativity in the kitchen, and it makes the meal even more fun to eat!

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7 Simple Lunchtime Ideas - That Your Kids Will Eat Up

7 Simple Lunchtime Ideas - That Your Kids Will Eat Up

Creative Lunchtime Ideas

With school lunch prices on the rise, many parents are opting to pack their child’s lunch. However, coming up with a variety of lunchtime ideas that are appealing to your kids and are easy to prepare can be a daunting task. It’s easy to find yourself sending your kids off to school with the same lunch day after day after day. Keep lunchtime simple and easy by relying on kid-friendly staples, and use On-The-Go Snack Packs to give kids their favorite snacks in convenient, pre-portioned sizes. Kids love these snack options because they are delicious and fun, and I like that they have such a wide assortment of varieties, so everyone in our family of 7 can find a snack they want. Plus, they are perfect for our on-the-go family.

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Teaching Kids Fractions with Fun Snacks

Teaching Kids Fractions with Fun Snacks

Rice Krispies Treats® Fraction Snacks

Fractions can be a tricky concept for kids to learn. Using fun kids snacks as hands-on visuals in teaching kids fractions can be make the lesson tasty and fun!! Simplicity is best when it comes to teaching, especially when teaching kids with fun snacks!! Kids snacks are so accessible and easy to use as teaching tools. So simple. So fun. And they will learn fractions in a tasty way!!

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Getting Out of the House in the Morning

Getting Out of the House in the Morning

Tips for an Easier Morning Routine

As a busy mom of five, getting the kids off to school in the mornings can be quite challenging. Before our family implemented three simple strategies for our morning routine, our days used to start off with chaos and frustration. By the time my kids walked out of the door to get on the bus, I felt like I’d run an entire marathon and then some.

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Back to School Money Saving Tips

Back to School Money Saving Tips

Brown Bag School Lunches On A Budget

My oldest son will be starting first grade this year and I now have the challenge of providing him a balanced lunch that will satisfy him and not break my budget. I went looking for tips and ideas and here’s what I learned!

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Back to School Kid Snacks

Back to School Kid Snacks

Back to School: Read S'more Book Snacks

Back to school means stocking up on the necessary supplies. Making sure your kids have the right books, notebooks, back packs, utensils and lunch boxes are high on the list.  And don’t forget to add snacks! Here is a simple treat that is perfect for a back to school party, or an after school snack.

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Back to School with Banana Pudding

Back to School with Banana Pudding

Cooking with Kids: Banana Pudding

Saying goodbye to the carefree days of summer and going back to school can be a tough time for kids. During those first few weeks transitioning back to a routine, I try to surprise them with fun snacks to make homework less painful. This homemade banana pudding is one of my favorite snacks to prepare. It's the ideal comfort food.

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Back to School Tips and Ideas

Back to School Tips and Ideas

5 Tips to Get Kids Excited for School

As summer is coming to a close, we're getting ready and excited for back to school. My kids couldn't be happier for school to begin again, ready to meet their new teachers and classmates. Here are five ways to help your children get ready for school and start the year off on the right foot.

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Puppy Snack Recipe

Puppy Snack Recipe

After School Snack Ideas

Your kids will be dog-gone delighted with this fun after school snack!

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Money Saving Tips

Money Saving Tips

A+ Back to School Shopping

While you may be in the midst of enjoying your summer, back to school shopping is already in full swing. To save money and time, follow these tips when shopping for your family's back to school needs:

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Yellow Bus Sandwich

Yellow Bus Sandwich

Lunch Box Ideas

The wheels on the bus go round and round...

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Lion Sandwich

Lion Sandwich

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!!

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A Little Fuel for After School

A Little Fuel for After School

After School Snacks

My 7-year-old gets off the bus at 3:30 p.m. every day and skips towards me with a big smile, thrilled to be home after a long day navigating the hallways of her elementary school. But as soon as she walks in the door, her smile disappears and she begins to beg to watch TV and eat cookies.

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Back to Basics for Back to School

Back to Basics for Back to School

Getting Ready for School

Back to school, already? Wasn't it just the last day of school? Well, it's nearly that time again!

There's so much to do and this is the time of year when the questions really start pouring in: Do we need new backpacks? Have the kids outgrown their school clothes? Is summer reading finished? What about school supplies — where did that list go?

Back-to-school time can be sad news for kids, so it's helpful to have activities to reinforce that summer is winding down and school is just around the corner.

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