When my oldest was about five years old, I heard about this thing called a “bento box”. I was on an online forum and everyone was talking about them as if they were the bestest thing ever.
I’d never heard of a bento box before. But when I ordered one for my daughter, I immediately understood the hype.
Bento lunches really are the bestest thing ever. They’re bite-sized and fun and just perfect for kids.
If you’re ready to venture into the bento box world, here are 20 cute and creative bento lunches for kids that are sure to make your child’s lunch special!
Take a look at these bento lunchbox ideas to get some school lunch inspiration!
And, for more fun treats for kids, don’t miss our list of 20 DIY popsicle recipes to make with your family!
20 Cute and Creative Bento Lunches for Kids
1. Back to School Bento – Brite and Bubbly
2. Breakfast Leftovers Bento – 3 Boys and a Dog
3. Pizza Kebabs and Peanut Butter Dip Bento – A Turtles Life For Me
4. Puppy Dog Bento Lunch for Kids – Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons
5. Shark Themed Bento – Bento n Better Lunches
6. Star Wars Bento – Twin Dragonfly Designs
7. Spiderman and Batman Bentos – Bentoriffic
8. Dinosaur Bento – Glue Sticks and Gum Drops
9. Toy Story Bento – A Night Owl Blog
10. Fun Pirate Treasure Map Bento Lunch for Kids – Eats Amazing
11. Camping Themed Bento – 3 Boys and a Dog
12. Milk and Cookies Themed Bento – Love at First Bento
13. Rainbow Bento – Go Dairy Free
14. Triple Decker Peanut Butter and Jelly Bento – Make the Best of Everything
15. Crayon Themed Bento – Love at First Bento
16. Green Themed Bento – Twin Dragonfly Designs
17. Star Wars Luke Skywalker Bento – Lunch Box Dad
18. Monkey Bento – Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons
19. Shel Silverstein Bento – Bento n Better Lunches
20. Koala Bento – Bento-logy
Simple Bento Lunches for Kids Supply List
So if you’re feeling inspired and ready to make these cute bento lunches for kids yourself, what do you need? Well, you don’t need to buy every bento box making mold out there.
These Amazon affiliate supplies, though, will definitely come in handy and get their fair share of use.
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