Are you bracing yourself for the back to school lunch-packing rush? If so, you’re not alone. Trying to incorporate nutrition awareness and “green”-consciousness into the lunch routine can make that simple lunchbox feel like a chore. Chances are, your child is already fascinated by her lunchbox. As you prepare for the upcoming school year, don’t hesitate to take advantage of her enthusiasm and slide in some lessons about nutrition and the environment.
Here’s a way to bring your kids into the action and help simplify things. As a bonus, this magnet activity can also help young readers explore “environmental print” —a common part of every early reader’s curriculum!