This Valentine’s Day, ship your coronary heart to high school together with your baby. As an alternative of packing her standard brown bag lunch, shock her by making a miniature Valentine’s Day celebration for her to take pleasure in. (Keep in mind that although Valentine’s Day is often a “pink” day, boys take pleasure in celebrating the day of hearts and love too! Merely adapt these directions for a extra masculine really feel…use a blue bag and possibly a blue serviette.)
In case your baby carries a lunch field to high school, skip it immediately. Use a white lunch sack as a substitute, or discover a pink or white coloured reward bag. Write your kid’s identify in daring letters with a thick, crimson marker. Adorn the sack with cute Valentine stickers. Utilizing crimson card inventory, minimize out a pair of equivalent hearts. Be certain the hearts are the identical width because the sack. Maintain the hearts on the highest of the sack, one within the entrance and one within the again. Punch two holes in the course of the hearts, utilizing a gap puncher, about an inch aside. You’ll want to punch by way of to the sack in addition to the hearts. Set the hearts apart.
Now you’ll be able to start the Valentine lunch. Attempt to pack solely pink-colored meals. Start with a carton of strawberry flavored milk or a strawberry flavored smoothie. In case your baby likes to eat sandwiches, minimize the ready sandwich right into a coronary heart form utilizing a heart-shaped cookie cutter. In case your baby dislikes sandwiches, attempt reducing cubes of exhausting cheese and ham or turkey with a cookie cutter. Add a container of strawberry yogurt or strawberry gelatin. Fill a plastic container with recent strawberries and whipped cream for dipping. For dessert, pack a heart-shaped brownie or cupcake with pink frosting and sprinkles, or pack a number of cookies frosted with pink icing. (Grocery shops have quite a lot of individually wrapped snacks for Valentine’s Day if you’re wanting baking time.) For a more healthy dessert different, merely sandwich a number of graham crackers along with strawberry flavored cream cheese.
Embrace within the sack a big pink serviette folded right into a rectangle. Write the phrases “TABLE CLOTH” on the skin with the crimson marker. Write a candy Valentine’s Day message on a white plastic spoon. Wrap the spoon in a small pink serviette and tie with a bit of crimson curling ribbon. For a crowning glory, throw in a small field of dialog hearts.
After packing the lunch sack, connect the hearts to the highest with an extended piece of fairly ribbon. Merely tie the sack closed by lacing the ribbon by way of the holes and tying the ends into a reasonably bow within the entrance. Your baby might be delighted when he opens his Valentine lunch and you’ll be admired by his classmates and lecturers.