Create a butterfly with a ziploc bag and clothespin, providing two healthy snacks in one container.
(photo & idea from why not do it yourself on tumblr.)
Place a rubber band around an apple after you slice it to prevent the individual slices from turning brown.
20 Quick & Healthy Snacks
I love the selection on the right from the website keepyourdietreal.com for its heavy emphasis on plant based foods.
Since the average child in the U.S. does not get enough fruits and vegetables into their daily diet, these suggestions can help when you are racking your brain for new ideas. (Click on image for list).
Additionally, check out the list of
The 50 Best Snacks for Your Child's Backpack
Finally, I couldn't resist including this neat idea (left) for using chalkboard paint to create a message board on the inside of your child's lunchbox.
Write a love note, or include a positive quote to let kids know you are thinking of them in the middle of the day.
Sometimes, a little encouragement goes a long way!
Get the tutorial by clicking HERE.
Photo & idea from the blog Scissors & Spatulas.