Make Their Day! 10 Cutest Lunchbox Notes for Kids

Send them off to school with even more than a well-balanced meal with these sweet printable lunchbox notes

Kids at school spend a lot of time away from you -- which is why we love the new trend of lunchbox notes, sweet little surprise messages that you tuck in between the sandwich and the apple to brighten your child's day. Here are some of our favorites -- so it's super-easy to remind your kids how much you think about them when you're apart.


Read All About It

Wanna make your kids smile? These brightly patterned free printables from the blog I Should Be Mopping the Floor remind them how awesome they are.

Time Crunch
Let's face it, some mornings it's all we can do to get a Lunchable shoved in a backpack before herding the kids out the door to catch the bus. These two-word free printables from Weelife prove that sometimes the best messages are short and sweet.

Spread the Love
Does the morning rush leave you frantic? These adorable handmade lunchbox notes from Created by Colette on Etsy -- $2.75 for eight cards -- require absolutely no effort beyond ordering them.  
Digital Designs
For $5 on Etsy, these printable designs from Meyer Market Designs can be reprinted again and again. You get 12 messages that print six to a sheet -- that's a whole lot of lunchbox love.

Be Positive!
These great pick-me-up notes from Whipperberry might be even more of a treat than a chocolate-chip cookie. Our fave: "Why fit in when you were born to stand out?"

Passing Notes
Order up a pack of 30 4-by-4-inch cards from Tiny Tales for $8 and the hard part is done. Some notes already say it all ("You are the coolest!") and others leave space for something more personalized. 

Luck of the Draw

Wish you could stop by school to give your star student a little confidence boost before a big test or presentation? These free vintage-style fill-in-the-blank printables from Rook No. 17 are the next best thing.  

Fill in the Blank
Print out these free patterned notes from Ties and Tutus and make her day.
You Must Be Joking
The free printables from All for the Boys offer up some classic riddles your kiddos (and their friends) will love.

Sweeten the Pot
These food-themed free printables from Simply Bloom will keep your kid smiling -- even after recess is over.
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