Thursday, January 31, 2013

Transportation themed lunches | beep! honk! zoom!

Two lunches for my littlest tot, Tyler. Tyler, like a lot of little boys, loooooves anything with wheels or wings. He is totally infatuated with all things truck, tractor, and turbo jet.

I don't pack too many lunches yet for Tyler, because he is only in morning preschool and is home by lunchtime. But we do run the occasional outing when a lunch-on-the-go is in order. These were two such meals. 

PlanetBox car

Packed in a PlanetBox:
- peanut butter & jelly sandwich, cut with his favorite Lunch Punch (wheels are fruit leather, cut with two circle mini cutters)
- Wheat Thin crackers & cheddar cheese shaped cars
- cucumber shaped cars with little carrot wheels
- mixed fruit of clementine segments, raspberries, & pomegranate seeds
- chocolate/candy coated sunflower kernels in the middle


transportation Gerber Box bento


This lunch is packed in a Gerber Mealtime Organizer box. This lunch contained:
- a sandwich, I think it was ham & cheese (but I don't really remember)
- pretzels
- cucumber slices and carrots
- clementine segments and raspberries

The sandwich was cut and sealed using my sandwich sealer, and I stamped a car and plane on the top piece using this cut & stamp set. I didn't press hard enough though (and the bread was a bit on the older/less soft side, so the impressions didn't come out so clearly. The cut, stamp, and seal process is described in more detail in this post.  

Supplies used to make these lunches:


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5 comments:

Jessica Howard said... [Reply to comment]

Wow did I just fall down a Bento supplies internet rabbit hole...

But such cute lunches! :)

Melissa said... [Reply to comment]

Haha! It happens to the best of us. ;)

Venia | Organized Bites said... [Reply to comment]

How perfect for lunch on the go. The little carrot wheels are pure genius! <3

Anna said... [Reply to comment]

I love this so much, thanks for sharing. I wonder if mine will turn out even 1/3 as cute as yours!

Melissa said... [Reply to comment]

Thanks, Venia!

Anna, I have faith yours will be uber cute! :)

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