School Savings: Low-Cost Products to Help Kids Enjoy Brown Bag Lunches

Posted on 08/07/2010

Lunchtime should be fun for your young ones. In between tests, projects and homework, it can be a great time to refuel and relax. Infuse some fun into the middle of their day with these low cost products that will help kids enjoy their brown bag lunches.

Atomic Food Containers - Little kids will love leftovers when they’re packaged in these Atomic Food Containers from The set of three containers comes labeled with words like “Nuclear Waste”, “Biodangerous” and “Experimental Meal.” For $8.99 they’ll be the talk of the lunch room.

Lunch Box Notes - Pass a note to your little guy or gal with the help of Mini Lunch Notes. The book comes packed with 105 cards for writing sweet notes and 100 silly stickers that will make sandwiches and snacks so much cooler. This great product for busy parents is only $9.95 at

Reusable Sandwich Bags - Even peanut butter and jelly can look like something special with the Snacktaxi Sandwich Bag from Each bag can replace thousands of disposable baggies in its lifetime which makes it a great investment at $8.95.

Puzzle Pieces Sandwich Cutter - Turn a boring sandwich into a crust-free game with the Puzzle Pieces Sandwich Cutter. Each $14.99 pack from comes with four different cutters so your kids stay interested and lunch becomes more appealing.

Disney Personalized Paper Lunch Bags - Make sure your child’s lunch stands out from the crowd with a Disney Personalized Paper Lunch Bag from Each pack of 15 sells for just $1, but if you order them online you’ll have to buy a case, which includes 24 packs. That should be plenty to get through the school year. The packs feature a variety of designs including cars, fairies and princesses. There’s even a space to write their name.

By Alison Storm

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Lise Raev

Posted on 08.30.11 at 7:58 AM

Great ideas! I particularly like the reusable sandwich bags. Another idea to save money and be eco-friendly: you can also get reusable shopping bags for your grocery shopping, and some grocery stores will even offer you a discount to use them.

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