5 Easy Ways to Dress Up a Brown Bag Lunch

9.09.2016

It’s back to school time again and that means moms and dads all over the globe are packing up lunches for their little ones. If you’re in the market for new and clever ways to make lunchtime more fun, we’ve got 5 totally awesome and easy ideas. Dressing up a plain brown bag lunch is sure to make you a lunchtime hero. The best part? Each of these brown bag hacks takes less that 5 minute and requires 3 or fewer supplies to bring it to life.

Sparkle &  Shine

This confetti dipped bag will make the lunchroom feel like a party!

You need:

  • Glue Stick
  • Shiny Confetti

Step 1: Rub the glue stick over the bottom of the bag (or wherever you want the confetti to stick.)

Step 2: Cover the glue with confetti, let dry overnight.

5 EASY WAYS TO DRESS UP A BROWN BAG LUNCH

Mustachioed Man

Add an adhesive mustache to make lunchtime a dapper affair.

You need:

  • Black Marker
  • Mustache sticker or adhesive costume mustache  (we recommend the adhesive mustaches, their texture makes them super fun!)

Step 1: Draw a dapper looking gentleman with a black marker.

Step 2: Add the adhesive mustache or mustache sticker.

5 EASY WAYS TO DRESS UP A BROWN BAG LUNCH

Three-Eyed Monster

A googly-eyed friend for your little monster.

You need:

Step 1: Draw and color in a monster.

Step 2: Add self-adhesive googly eyes.

5 EASY WAYS TO DRESS UP A BROWN BAG LUNCH

Oink Oink

Paper farm animal fun for your little piggie.

You need:

  • Black Marker
  • Pink Paper
  • Glue Stick

Step 1: Cut the shapes of the snout, ears and tail from the pink paper.

Step 2: Glue the snout on the front, ears on the sides and tail on the back of the bag.

Step 3: Draw in the details of the pig with the black marker (nostrils, inside of ears, mouth and eyes.)

5 EASY WAYS TO DRESS UP A BROWN BAG LUNCH

Top Secret Message

Use mini notes to pass them a little lunchtime love.

You need:

Step 1: Tape down the sides and bottom edge of the envelope (leave the top flap side un-taped.)

Step 2: Write a special note for your little one inside the card and place it in the envelope.

Step 3: Seal the envelope and tell them no peeking until lunch time!

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Have more ideas for ways to dress up a brown paper bag or more ideas about how to make lunchtime more fun? Let us know about them in the comments below!

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