I must admit I am a little late coming onto the whole bento scene, but I am thoroughly intrigued by them.
From the little rubber containers, to the lunch boxes, cookie cutters, and basically everything that goes into them, but I started to look at it from a busy mom point of view as I was googling supply lists, and how much the initial investment would cost me, and I just had to put the question out there…
Are bento lunches worth the time they take to make?
I mean, every child is incredibly important in their own way, but when you are outnumbered, is a stylish lunch something worth taking the extra 15 minutes on?
My youngest son who is 2 will eat anything you put in front of him, heck he will probably eat stuff he isn’t supposed to eat too… but maybe this will help my picky 3 year old to start to eat better and more nutritious foods?
Man, I just need some overall input from parents who actually have taken the time to get into the bento craze.
It almost seems to me like you have to be crafty to take it on, and since my boys have gotten older DIY (do it yourself) and art projects have become more common in my house. A house that previously had two left hands and couldn’t cut a paper shape out to save my life.
In the mean time, I want to share a couple bento lunches I found during my searching on the subject that really helped my push over to this project…
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