10 Back to School Lunch Hacks

10 Back to School Lunch Hacks! Save time & money with these clever ideas - includes meal plans and free printables!

Back to School time means time to pack lunches! This daily task can become a real source of stress, but it doesn't have to be. With a little preparation and some of these clever lunch hacks, you can make school lunch prep a breeze.  I've discovered some amazing ideas to help you save time, money, and headaches when it comes to making lunch for school. 

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10 Back to School Lunch Hacks

Save money and reduce stress with these Lunch Box Packing Tips (Come Together Kids)

Need a new lunch box? Check out these 15 Kid Friendly Lunch Boxes under $20 (Saving Sarah)

Go green by making your own Cloth Napkins for School Lunches (Buggy & Buddy)

Save time and avoid a morning rush when you Prepare Lunches Once for the Week (Your Modern Family)

Be prepared with a Month of School Lunch ideas with No Repeats (Super Mommy Club)

Make lunch a little more fun with free printable Lunch Box Jokes (A Mom with a Lesson Plan)

Get your lunch essentials organized with DIY School Lunch Organization (Delicate Construction). I love her free printable pantry labels!

Give the kids a boost with these sweet Free Printable Back to School Lunch Notes (Spaceships and Laserbeams)

Save time and money by planning ahead with this Simple Lunch Box Ideas with a Free Printable School Lunch Planner (Picklebums)

And my favorite hack - Teach Kids to Pack Healthy School Lunches! Includes great free printable checklists. (Coffee Cups and Crayons)

Got a great money or time saving idea when it comes to making lunch? Leave a comment or share with me on Facebook!


  1. Lots of lovely ideas.. Thanks for sharing #frugal family

  2. Thanks for the roundup pinned for later.

  3. Laura, I love the post. This is so needed at my house as the kids went back to school this past week. I have also scheduled it to post on my FB Page. Check it out here later today.

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