I couldn’t leave back to school week without sharing this idea for mason jar lunchables. It is so simple and perfect for the kids’ lunch…or even yours. Grab your jars and make a great addition to your lunch box today. If you have missed any of the Craft Lightning fun this week, be sure to catch up with day 1, day 2, day 3, and day 4. You will also want to scroll to the bottom of this post where you will find even more projects from our blog partners for this series.
Supplies needed to make mason jar lunchables:
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- Squat mason jars
- Empty fruit cup
- Lunch items
Yes that is right! That plastic thing on top is just an empty fruit cup. Save one next time and wash it out. Keep it and use it again and again. Just place one set of contents in the jar and another in the plastic fruit cup. Basically you want things that are “wet” in one and “dry” in another. Here I added meat and cheese to the mason jar and crackers to the fruit cup.
Add the fruit cup in between the lid and band of the mason jar. It is actually a perfect fit! No cutting or trimming required. And the lid itself keeps your contents separated.
Screw everything into place and this one is ready for your lunchbox.
Packing lunch has never been so easy! Grab your supplies and make your own mason jar lunchables for back to school.
Now it is time for some more quick and easy back to school ideas from our blog partners. Starting with this monogrammed pencil case from It Happens in a Blink.
Next we have some adorable stenciled lunch bags from Jen Gallacher.
Print this free printable and make a fun art hanger for the teacher over at Liz on Call.
You can also give a plain notebook a baseball makeover like this one from A Sweet Berry.
Does your child love sharks? Try making a shark pencil case with the tutorial from Doodle Craft.
Finally, our guest co-hostess Happy Go Lucky is sharing a quick and easy way to add a lunchbox note for school days!
Love these mason jar lunchables or any of the other quick and easy back to school crafts shared here? Stay tuned! Tomorrow I will round up all of the ideas!