In the last week, the world has changed so much. Parents are working from home, while trying to home school their kids at the same time. People are sporting toilet paper earrings and kids are going on virtual field trips.
You know one thing I didn’t realize that I would miss?
Seriously, having to come up with something for lunch every single day is draining. I dread it every morning!
Salad Recipes Even Kids Will Like
Easy salad recipes are always a winner.
My kids adore this pasta salad for kids.
Here’s another great salad for kids
An oldie but a goodie — simple chicken salad recipe
The best thing about this creamy pasta salad recipe is that you can make it ahead. via Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons
Easy Mexican layered salad is another quick lunch you can put together fast. via Spaceships and Laser Beams
Dorito taco salad is another family favorite. via Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons
I can’t wait to try this macaroni salad recipe from Spaceships and Laser Beams.
Sandwich Recipes That Aren’t Boring
Lunch never looked so good with five different ways to make grilled cheese.
Make lunch magical for kids with a fairy sandwich.
My kids love when we make sandwiches with waffles.
Easy wrap recipes are another simple idea you can put together in minutes.
DIY uncrustables freezer sandwiches from Princess Pinky Girl are a kid favorite.
Here’s another yummy lunch idea from Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons — chicken Waldorf salad.
My kids love when I make veggie roll-ups that look like sushi! via The Nerd’s Wife
The whole family will enjoy turkey and cheese pinwheel bites from Simplistically Living.
Make sandwiches for the week that actually taste good! via Totally the Bomb
Here’s a recipe you can make ahead for several lunches: crock pot shredded beef tacos.
When in doubt, serve up some simple soft tacos.
Set up a walking taco bar and let the kids pick what they want. via Princess Pinky Girl
Taco quesadillas are super easy to make!
For a fun twist, make these teriyaki quesadillas.
MORE FUN THINGS TO DO WHILE YOU’RE STUCK AT HOME:
- Check out these kids education websites offering free subscriptions.
- Help your kids learn how to make bubbles at home!
- My kids are obsessed with these active indoor games.
- 5 minute crafts are saving my bacon right now — so easy!
- Coloring is fun! Especially with Easter coloring pages.
- You won’t believe why parents are gluing pennies on shoes.
- Rawr! Here are some of our favorite dinosaur crafts.
- Get kids off technology and back to basics with learning worksheets you can print at home!
- Make being stuck at home fun with our favorite indoor games for kids.