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Lunchbox Note Ideas For Your Kiddos Lunch

Lunchtime just got a whole lot more exciting! Everybody likes a little reminder of home. Get ready to make your kid's day with these awesome lunch box notes!  Whether it's a good day or a not-so-good day, our encouraging notes will put a smile on their face.

No need to stress about being a literary prodigy or a Picasso - we've got you covered with easy and fun lunch box note ideas. Prepare to be the hero of your child's school day.

Choosing the Right Lunch Box Note for Kids

Before you dive into a world of fun lunchbox note ideas for those precious meals, let's take a moment to think about your amazing child. Customizing your notes just for them will guarantee a message that hits home and leaves a lasting impact. Some things to take into account when brainstorming lunchbox note ideas include:

  • Your child's age and gender: Cute notes for lunch boxes can be tons of fun for little ones. Older kids and tweens might appreciate more serious notes.
  • Your child's development stage: Keep their reading ability and attention span into consideration when you write your notes.
  • Your child's likes and dislikes: Remember the things your child likes when creating your lunch note ideas. For example, if they're big on dinosaurs right now and think unicorns are so last year, a dino-themed note would be the way to go.
  • How your child shows affection: If your kiddo is the cuddly type, telling them you're sending hugs from home might be a sure-fire smile sparker. On the other hand, more reserved kiddos might prefer to hear that you think they're awesome. 

The Power of Lunch Box Notes for Kids Who Are Picky Eaters

Not only do lunchbox notes provide an emotional pick-me-up, but they might also be the secret weapon for picky eaters. Worried about your child's lunchtime battles? Well, these lunchbox notes can turn the tables. Imagine the delight on their face when they uncover a cute note. It's like a secret message of encouragement that can actually make them excited to eat!

Here's a bonus: you can use these notes to keep a check on whether they're actually eating their lunch. Just casually bring up the note and see if they've read it. If not, uh-oh, it looks like lunch might be MIA. Don't let those untouched lunches languish in the locker or end up in the trash – give your kids a reason to dig in and enjoy!

Themes and Ideas for Lunch Box Notes

There are many ways that you can approach writing lunch box notes for kids. You might lift their spirits with something inspirational, get them giggling with a funny note, teach them something new or tell them a story that will make them smile. Let's explore some themes and ideas for lunchtime notes one by one.

1. Inspirational Messages

Give your child a confidence boost with encouraging lunch box notes. You can include quotes like:

  • "Don't let what you can't do stop you from doing what you can do." – John Wooden
  • "The more you give away, the more you get back." – Wayne Dyer
  • "It's not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters." – Epictetus 

Another inspirational option is to include positive affirmations like:

  • "I am so lucky to be your mom/dad! You are so loved!"
  • "You have such a kind heart. I'm so proud of you!"
  • "You make people around you smile, and I hope this note makes you smile, too!" 

Motivational statements can be a great way to energize your kiddo to face the rest of the day. You might say:

  • "I know you're going to do great on that test this afternoon. I believe in you!"
  • "You can accomplish anything today if you work hard and keep trying."
  • "Just do your best today!"


2. Jokes and Riddles

Say hello to a stress-busting, mood-boosting secret weapon: laughter! Spice up your midday break with some belly-shaking jokes, brain teasers, and riddles that'll have you and your colleagues in stitches. Ready to roll? Check out these knee-slappers:

  • How do you chat with a giant? Use BIG words, my friend!
  • What H2O won't go ice-cold? Only hot water can handle the heat!
  • Feeling fruity and down? Call it a blueberry kinda day!
  • If pirates played music, what instrument would they jam on? Introducing...the arrrrrrmonica!

3. Fun Facts and Trivia

Add a mind-blowing fact to spark their curiosity! With just a simple Internet search, you can uncover a treasure trove of fascinating tidbits about anything under the sun. Get them hooked on knowledge with these awesome facts for kids:

  • History
  • Sports
  • Nature
  • Geography
  • Science


4. Personal Stories and Anecdotes

Step into the time machine of storytelling and let the tales of your exciting life bond you and your child. Share those epic moments that echo their own experiences or unleash the hilarity of your childhood mischief. This lunch bag note idea includes a double dose of love and nostalgia.

5. Creative Drawings and Doodles

Make your kid's lunchtime extra special with doodles and drawings. Forget lengthy lunch box notes, a simple picture will do. Stick it in their lunch and watch their little faces light up with joy. Who knows, they might even be inspired to become the next Picasso.


Personalize Your Yumble Lunch Bag with Notes

Lunches can be an ongoing struggle for many parents. After all, you have to decide what to buy, find time to put one together and then worry about whether your child even ate it.

Yumble custom lunch bags provide a solution to this problem. They give your kiddo a say in what's for lunch by allowing them to choose an entree, vegetable, fruit and snack from an array of delicious options. Not only can you customize what goes in the bag like adding Annie's Cheddar Bunnies or Pillsbury Soft Baked Cookies but you can also write their names on it for an added touch.

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You can leave lunch up to us and then elevate the meal with a fun lunch box note for your child. Learn more about our customizable meals, and get on your way to simplifying one of the biggest hassles of the school year.

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