Jump to content

What did your child take for lunch today?


  • Please log in to reply
61 replies to this topic

#1 Guest_holy_j_*

Posted 23 February 2012 - 10:38 PM

Mine, always get exactly the sameas each other. Small tin of spaghetti o's, container of black grapes, container of carrot and cheese sticks and a popper.

#2 PopsiclePeach

Posted 23 February 2012 - 10:44 PM

Ham sandwich, apple, rice crackers, hot cross bun, water

#3 3_for_me

Posted 23 February 2012 - 10:44 PM

Wholemeal cream cheese sandwich and then some sort of combination of:
Cherry tomatoes
Grapes
Carrot sticks
Blackberries(since they are growing at home, I wouldnt pay the exhorbitant price for them)
Kiwi fruit
Sugar snap peas
Anything else interesting i find on special at the shops

A piece of fruit, usually an apple, pear or banana


That said I am not always 100 percent on exactly what is in there since they make their own lunches, i did notice that DS2 has put banana slices in his sandwich for tomorrow Tounge1.gif

#4 katrina24

Posted 23 February 2012 - 10:45 PM

Fruit break - small apple
Lunch -lunch order, ham, cheese and salad  sand and frozen yoghurt
Recess- small yoghurt and homemade raspberry muffin

Just realized she had quite a bit of yoghurt today, frozen is her fave treat from canteen.

Edited by katrina24, 23 February 2012 - 10:46 PM.


#5 ubermum

Posted 23 February 2012 - 10:45 PM

Cheese and Vegemite sandwich on wholegrain bread, a banana and an orange cut up in a container. She also had a bottle of water and 50c for a fruit and yogurt icypole from the canteen.

#6 MuppetGirl

Posted 23 February 2012 - 10:52 PM

Polony and cheese sandwich, sultanas, celery and cucumber slices.

#7 roses99

Posted 23 February 2012 - 10:54 PM

On this very day?

Oh dear. This won't look good on EB.

Orange - cut up for fruit break
Hot Cross bun
Small tub of yoghurt
2 x Lamington fingers

I swear he almost always takes homemade fritters or zucchini quiche.

But - heck - it's been a busy week. And I ran out of bread wink.gif

#8 caesie'n'linc

Posted 23 February 2012 - 11:02 PM

My kids both take a similar lunch, today they had
Homemade spring roll (cold)
1/2 a rather large carrot and a few spears of baby corn each
Apple
2 x homemade mini cupcakes
packet of rice wheels
DD also had 'fruit bakes' (biccies from aldi), DS1 had some peanuts and a mini pack of sesame snaps (these got eaten on the drive home & shared with DS2)

Tomorrow is the lazy day LOL
Tomorrow they will each have 2 types of fruit/vegetable, DD has vegemite & cheese on her sandwich, DS1 made himself a sandwich with golden syrup LOL  They will also have a small container of homemade caramel popcorn and some crackers or shapes biccies or something.

#9 frozie

Posted 23 February 2012 - 11:03 PM

Today DS took:

- homemade cheese & bacon roll (no filling.. just the roll)
- cherry tomatoes
- apple
- yoghurt
- 2 of the choc chip cookies he made

#10 flapjacks

Posted 23 February 2012 - 11:11 PM

cheese and vegemite sandwich- wholemeal bread
orange
squeezy yoghurt
banana bread which we made yesterday.

Banana bread was not eaten, for some reason I thought it would be nice to sprinkle some demerera sugar ontop before I baked it but it was like eating it with sand on top. Don't try it!

#11 FeralSingleMum

Posted 23 February 2012 - 11:35 PM

He took -

1 Vegemite Sandwich
1 Peach
1 Tub of Apricot Yoghurt
1 Tub of Golburn Valley Peaches
A Packet of Tiny Teddies
A Popper
A Bottle of Water



#12 wombat

Posted 24 February 2012 - 09:02 AM

It's Friday, or "junk day" as we call it

meat pie
tub of grapes
packet of wheelies
80cents to buy a small packet of chips

This is her friday ritual.  She eats well all week just so she can have junk day!! Wish I had her will power!

#13 ComradeBob

Posted 24 February 2012 - 09:06 AM

Grapes for fruit break
Two rice crackers and a babybel cheese for recess
A cheese & bacon roll bought from the bakery on the way to school (special treat) with grapes and blueberries for lunch.


#14 EssentialBludger

Posted 24 February 2012 - 09:06 AM

Haven't made DDs yet (still only 7am here) but I imagine she will have

Vegemite sandwich
carrot sticks
Crackers
LCM

#15 lunargirl

Posted 24 February 2012 - 09:09 AM

I love Fridays - I hardly have to make a thing!

They both took a sandwich - that's it.

School provides fresh fruit for morning tea, then they all have icypoles at lunch time in hot weather.


#16 librablonde

Posted 24 February 2012 - 09:10 AM

Cheese and vegemite sandwich on grain bread, green grapes, a small container of sliced cucumber and red capsicum, a yoghurt and a bottle of water.

#17 Iris37

Posted 24 February 2012 - 09:10 AM

DS took:  4 cheese sandwiches
a nectarine
muffin bar
some potato chips in small container
a bottle of water.

DD2 took: 2 cheese sandwiches
a banana
muffin bar
some potato chips in a small container
a bottle of water

#18 Mamabug

Posted 24 February 2012 - 09:10 AM

Today:

wholemeal plum jam sandwich
green apple
two wholemeal rice crackers
small tub of custard
apple juice
some dried fruit and one small piece of licorice
water

#19 idle

Posted 24 February 2012 - 09:12 AM

All 4 take the same thing.

Mandarine + kiwi fruit for fruit break

grapes, rice cakes with vegemite, popcorn,  nectarine for recess

Ham, cheese, lettuce on wholemeal, banana, cherry tomatoes, carrot sticks and banana muffin for lunch.

Water bottle and $1 for canteen.

They have "free fruit and veg" all day in class which means they can eat as much of either as they want throughout the day so I always make sure they have the extra in case they feel like it through the afternoon between lunch and home time.

#20 More cheese Gromit

Posted 24 February 2012 - 09:13 AM

Amall tub of peaches

But before I get shot down for starving my child, she is 17 and that's is all she wanted. She may get something from the canteen if she took money, but I'm guessing it will just be the peaches.



#21 barrington

Posted 24 February 2012 - 09:34 AM

DS (7)
wrap with chicken, avocado, tomato, lettuce and mayo
green grapes
apple
tina wafer biscuits
mini pretzels

DD1 (5)
wrap with chicken, avocado, tomato and mayo
apple
tina wafer biscuits
lamington
carrot sticks





#22 Coffeegirl

Posted 24 February 2012 - 10:20 PM

Today?  Pretty much the same as every day but i work fulltime and ensure that they have a good breakfast and a good evening meal and avo tea.

DS. - rice sticks, nectarine, plum, pizza shapes, popcorn, piece of banana bread, yogurt, full juice popper

DD - rice crackers, grape tomatos (though she normally has a wrap with cheese, ham, tomato) shapes, mamme noodle snakcks, juice popper, shapes(usually pretzels)

#23 akkiandmalli

Posted 24 February 2012 - 10:26 PM

today DD had a cheese and ham sandwich on multigrain, 1/2 cucumber, watermelon cubed (brain food) rice crackers and a banana. large bottle of frozen water ( 35c here today)

#24 GoneWithTheWhinge

Posted 24 February 2012 - 10:33 PM

nothing. She had canteen lunch. A highly bad sausage roll and a paddle pop. She did take plum, grapes and peach for recess/fruit break.

The 3.5yo had 4 wholegrain crackers with cheese, peach, grapes, banana, cereal bar and an apple.


#25 luckycakes

Posted 24 February 2012 - 10:34 PM

slices of watermelon
a navel orange cut into wedges
carrot sticks
a handful of peanuts (yes we take nuts to school)
a happy cow cheese wedge
a cheese spread sandwich
bottle of water


she usually has variations of this lunch- just different types of fruit & different sandwich fillings. Also sometimes yoghurt, sometimes a packet of 'rice wheels' or 'tiny teddies' & sometimes crackers with pieces of mersey valley cheddar (her favourite).




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

11 things that will happen when you're breastfeeding

After having three children and various degrees of success feeding them all, there's one thing I can tell you: virtually nothing will go as planned.

Surgery for baby born with a tail

A baby born with a tail has had it removed after doctors feared the birth defect might cause long term damage to his lower body.

When 'skin to skin' becomes a family affair

An adorable photo of a little boy and his dad enjoying skin to skin contact with newborn twins is melting hearts everywhere.

35 hilariously weird 'top tips'

Who would have thunk it? We never knew there were so many uses for feminine hygiene products. 

Pregnancy skin woes: acne, dry skin, itchy skin

Here are some of the most common skin complaints in pregnancy and how to tackle them, face on.

Watch this fun dance class for babywearing dads

Is there anything sexier than a babywearing dad?

Parents, this is how to cut grapes to avoid choking

One mum has learnt a harrowing lesson about the best way to cut grapes to make it safe for toddlers and little kids to eat.

When your kids have totally different temperaments

Sometimes it has felt like whiplash parenting. She perches watchfully while I vacuum; he tries to climb on and go for a ride.

How do our stress levels influence our baby?

Since having my second baby a number of people have commented on how placid, content and settled he is and, similarly, many have commented on how this is a reflection of how I am with him.

Separation anxiety isn't just for kids

Despite its prevalence, most doctors tend to be reluctant to diagnose adult patients with separation anxiety.

A charm bracelet, a boy, and my beliefs questioned

I was staring at the face of my son, realising that my once steadfast decision to be open minded was quickly unravelling at the seams.

Why I'm so grateful for Hayden Panettiere's PND honesty

There are baby steps and giant leaps forward. But there are steps backwards, too. And, oh, how they can hurt your heart.

The heartbreaking story of little Moko

The mother of 3-year-old Moko Rangitoheriri said she should have picked up on the signs. {Warning: distressing content}

Kate Beckinsale and teen daughter recreate birth photo

Kate Beckinsale has recreated her daughter Lily's birth photo, 17 years after she was born.

The adult-size stroller you'll want to test drive

It's one of the biggest baby related purchases they will make, so it makes sense that parents-to-be get a chance to road test a stroller.

Pregnancy announcement shows the reality of IVF

It's a long way from baby booties or bump shots people have become accustomed to in social media pregnancy announcements.  

Soleil Moon Frye welcomes fourth baby

"Punky Brewster" is a mom again, for the fourth time. Soleil Moon Frye announced the birth of her baby boy, Story, on Instagram Wednesday.

Mum breastfeeds baby found abandoned on the street

A woman has been praised as a "beautiful mother" after breastfeeding a baby which had been abandoned at the side of a street. 

A birth with a difference: the 'natural caesarean'

We've shared stories of gentle caesareans before, but a new video shows a new option called a 'natural caesarean'.

Baby name inspiration by music genre

If you're all about the music, then you'll need a musical name for that baby. We've got all the lists for you by music genre.

Giving effective instructions to toddlers

One of the most common errors made by parents is in how they give instructions to their children.

 
Advertisement
 

Top 5 Articles

Advertisement
 
 
 

What's hot on EB

The babies who are one in 70 million

Bethani Webb was excited to find out she was pregnant, but the first time mum did not realise she was carrying four babies not one.

Cafe offers breastfeeding mums a free cup of tea

A Sydney cafe is offering breastfeeding mums free cups of tea in a bid to show support for the right of women to nurse their babies wherever they choose.

To snip or not to snip? When the decision is not clear cut

Jamie Oliver, who considered a vasectomy, is to be a father again. A fellow dad reflects on his own decision 11 years ago

Doctors stunned by rare twins born almost six weeks apart

To everyone's surprise, Kristen Miller "kept doing better each day", keeping her second baby safe.

Baby book ideas for modern parents

Before my son was born I was given a lovely baby book full of blank pages waiting to be filled with weights and heights and first words.

The adorable smile of a baby seeing his mum clearly for the first time

There is no doubt seeing their child smile for the first time is an unforgettable moment for parents everywhere.

Mum tells how toddler 'nearly hung himself' in cot mishap

When Alison Johnson put her 18-month-old Caleb down for a nap, she had no reason to believe her son was in any danger.

Babies are still switched at birth? Yes, it can happen

All my panic and tears aside, my biggest question looking back is about the kind of security measures used in the maternity ward.

Doctors slammed for taking selfie with newborn

Everyone who visits a mum in hospital in the days following childbirth wants to get a photo with the new baby.

ergoPouch Twosie Sleepsuit for winter breastfeeding

Finally, there's a way to keep warm while breastfeeding through winter.

Health check: How long does sex 'normally' last?

What to do with this information? My advice would be to try not to think about it during the throes of passion.

When breastfeeding sucks: fixing common problems

From niplash to tight boobs, biting to milk supply issues, Pinky McKay looks at common breastfeeding issues and how to solve them.

10 things I've learnt in my first six months with twins

Six months on we're all still alive, and the more we get to know each other the easier the days become.

Mum's loving kiss leaves baby fighting for life

Kirsty Carrington thought nothing of giving her newborn son a kiss, little did she know it would leave the baby fighting for life.

When doing chores is your new 'me time'

After children, 'me time' looks a little different.

Get going: 14 travel strollers for families on the move

A stroller can make or break travelling with a baby or toddler. Here are 15 great single travel stroller options.

10 ways toddlers are terrific

It always pays to remind yourself of how terrific toddlers can be - they're little like this for such a short time

 

Vintage Toys

The toys of your childhood

Take a trip down memory lane with these vinage and retro toys that you may have had in your childhood or your parent's childhood.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.