Giving a child a healthy meal means nothing if he or she isn’t going to eat it.
Fortunately, there are lots of ways to jazz up a lunch and make it fun. Unfortunately, a lot of the options I’ve seen (like Spongebob and the grand piano) involve college degrees in fine art, fancy food decorating tools and way more time than most parents have in the morning.
Plus, show me a kid who can trek a grand piano sandwich to school and not wreck it along the way.
You need a creative sandwich you can close in a Ziploc bag, your kid can toss in a backpack, then throw in a cubby or locker and it will remain fresh and intact until noon.
Below are twelve great ideas for jazzing up a simple sandwich.