7 Creative Lunch Sandwiches for Back-to-School

With back to school time returns dreaded lunchbox packing time. It is always fun to pack lunchboxes for the first few days, then the complaints start and you begin to scratch your head for new ideas. If you are in need of some cool new sandwich inspiration here are a few great sandwiches. They are all creative, healthy and fun to make. A lot of them even allow you to create your own filling so you can select what suits your child the best. Good luck in your lunchbox packing quest!

  • Angry Bird Sandwiches 1 of 7
    Angry Bird Sandwiches

    These tasty sandwiches showcase your kid's favorite game. Put this in their lunchbox and they'll be the hit of the lunchroom.
    Make angry bird sandwiches

  • Vegan Avocado Hummus Bagel 2 of 7
    Vegan Avocado Hummus Bagel

    It ain't easy being green! Your little Irishman will love this green bagel, and you will love how healthy it is for their vegan lunchbox.
    Make vegan avocado hummus bagel

  • Lego Man Pesto Cheese Sandwiches 3 of 7
    Lego Man Pesto Cheese Sandwiches

    These awesome pesto cheese sandwiches will remind them of their favorite game. Click to the next slide to see how you can make this lunchbox completely Lego-themed!
    Make pesto cheese sandwiches

  • Peanut Butter & Honey Sandwiches 4 of 7
    Peanut Butter & Honey Sandwiches

    These totally awesome sandwiches are playful and packed with protein (use sunbutter if you want an alternative to peanut butter)!
    Make peanut butter and honey sandwiches

  • Checkerboard Sandwiches 5 of 7
    Checkerboard Sandwiches

    Have some fun combining sandwiches to make this fun checkerboard pattern. To make it even more interesting, make the sandwiches two different flavors so your child gets some interesting variety!
    Make checkerboard sandwiches

  • Rainbow Fruit Wraps 6 of 7
    Rainbow Fruit Wraps

    These unconventional rainbow fruit wraps could make a healthy lunch sandwich. Chock full of fresh fruit, they are healthy, natural, and might be just the change a child needs now and then.
    Make rainbow fruit wraps

  • Sushi Sammie 7 of 7
    Sushi Sammie

    These super cute sushi sandwiches are easy to make and very healthy, too. Pack them in a sushi take-out container for the full effect!
    Make sushi sandwiches

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