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Label everything

There’s nothing worse than sending your child back to school with the coolest lunchbox, drink bottles and containers, only to have them return home empty-handed.

We know how annoying that is, so we recommend labelling everything you send your child to school with for lunch.  A savvy way to do this is with our adhesive notes. Just write your child’s name and class on a note and stick it to their lunchbox, drink bottle, containers, etc.  There you go! No more lost lunch boxes.

Eat your veggies

It’s the age-old problem. You want your kids to make healthy eating choices but their lunch boxes keep coming home mostly empty except for some sad looking carrot sticks. The truth is, we eat with our eyes, so why not tempt them with veggies or fruit cut up in fun and enticing shapes they can’t resist?

Here’s how you do it:

  1. Prep time

Get out a sturdy chopping board and a sharp knife for chopping

  1. Fruit and veg selection

For veggies, we suggest softer ones like cucumbers, zucchini and mushrooms, and for fruit, you can’t go wrong with melon (rockmelon, watermelon), pineapple and apples.

  1. Slice them up

Remove the skins, then slice the fruit and veg into thin pieces

  1. Cookie cutter time!

Grab a fun shaped cookie cutter and push it down into each slice of fruit or veg forming super cute shapes they will love.

And of course, cookie cutters aren’t just for fruit and veg, turn those vegemite sandwiches into edible works of art they’ll love to gobble down.

Remember, whilst going back to school can be stressful, The Reject Shop is here to help you get savvy, by doing more with less. Come in-store today and check out how we help making going back to school fun and easy.

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