Kids can use this lunch packing printable to make their own healthy lunch!
When I hear about parents packing their kids lunches I wonder why? Is it
- because they want to make sure they get a healthy meal?
- because their morning is hectic, and parents don’t have time to manage the process?
- Or is it because you haven’t considered that the kids are completely capable of doing this task, and they might even do it better?
I learned my lesson early in my parenting. My oldest son traded the ENTIRE lunch I made for him for a single piece of candy! (I believe it was a single candy corn!) ha ha.. At that moment I decided to let them decide what they were going to put in their own lunches, as long as it met my standards of course! From that was born our required checklist.
Each lunch, I needed them to have a grain, protein, vegetable, and a fruit. I…