Make lunch packing quick, easy, and most of all cheap, with these 10 Dollar Tree Items Perfect for Packing in Lunches for a fun and yummy school lunch for kids!
Dollar Tree Items Perfect for Packing Lunches
Packing the perfect back to school lunch doesn’t have to be expensive. In fact it can be quite fun and affordable. Dollar Tree is the perfect place for snagging school lunch items at a great price. If you need some inspiration, take a look below at these 10 Dollar Tree items perfect for packing in lunches. These suggestions can help you pack the perfect lunch for less. Way less!
10 Dollar Tree Items Perfect for Packing Lunches
1. Character sandwich containers
Dollar Tree has a wide assortment of cute sandwich containers, perfect for packing those sandwiches in. They are also great for holding wraps. Grab a few to have on hand so you don’t need to keep buying disposable sandwich bags.
2. Colorful themed napkins
Make lunch fun with colorful character napkins. Dollar Tree sells all sorts of character napkins perfect for making lunch time fun. Grab a few packs to keep on hand so you can quickly grab and go.
3. Sticky notes and stickers
Packing an encouraging note in your child’s lunch is fun and easy. Grab a sticky note pad and stickers so you can do this easily. Dollar Tree has all sorts of designs to choose from and they make for a fun way to encourage your child during the day.
4. Juice boxes
Dollar Tree sells juice boxes typically four for $1, which is a great deal. You may even find brands such as Juicy Juice. These are great for adding to your child’s lunch even if they get milk at school. You can also try freezing the night before so they can have a slush after lunch.
You can find huge bags of pretzels at Dollar Tree for just a buck. These make an excellent, healthy snack and are perfect for lunch boxes. Grab a bag so you can easily grab-and-go and add a little crunch to lunch time.
6. Fruit snacks
Don’t all kids love fruit snacks? You can typically find these for $1 at Dollar Tree, and they come in all sorts of fun characters and designs. Grab a few boxes so you can add a sweet treat to your child’s lunch for pennies.
7. Plastic cutlery
Are you tired of your silverware not coming back home? Get a box of plastic cutlery so you can pack them in lunches and they can be tossed at the end of the meal. Snag forks, spoons, and never worry about cutlery being lost again.
For a quick lunch on-the-go, a Lunchable is perfect. Most Dollar Trees with the fridge section sell these lunch kits for just a buck. They are perfect for when you are in a hurry and will help make your busy school mornings run smoothly. Just add in a piece of fruit and you are all set.
9. Chicken salad kits
Dollar Tree sells chicken salad and cracker kits that make a great lunch addition. Give these a try and see if they are something your child enjoys. If so, stock up as they are easy to toss in any lunch.
10. Freezer packs
Dollar Tree sells the small freezer packs (aka ice packs) perfect for adding to lunch boxes. They keep food cold and fresh easily and inexpensively!
Are you ready to pack lunches for less? Give these tips a try!
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