Compensation for this easy Valentine lunch ideas post was provided by Hershey via MomTrends. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions of Hershey or Momtrends.
Doing fun things for holidays doesn’t have to be a big thing. It doesn’t have to be expensive. It doesn’t really have to mean anything. Tucking some sweet notes in lunches, or under a pillow… making a favorite meal.. all are easy options that don’t take time or money!! We came up with some easy Valentine lunch ideas to send the kids (or your spouse) to work with next week- with and without some sweet treats…but I think you’ll want to head out and grab some to toss in your family lunches, too. They are super cute and super sweet (and I think you should pack yourself some sweet fun, too). Hershey’s challenged us a few weeks ago to think of some fun, creative ways to do Valentine’s baskets for the kids- we did a step further and surprised two family friends with baskets for their entire families to enjoy (read more about those here!) and today, we’re sharing some more Hershey fun but on a smaller scale.
Hershey’s Kisses Conversation Candies (available exclusively at Target) and Reese’s Conversation Cups are the sweethearts of today’s post- I love the fun sayings and graphics printed on the wrappers and candies themselves!
Easy Valentine Lunch Ideas
Hot dog, hot dog, hot diggity dog I love you!
Most kids like hot dogs, of one kind or another- a few simple angled cuts and a toothpick and you’ve got some sweet, loving little hot dog hearts to pack them. Some berries (you can also cut those into hearts) and and orange with hugs & kisses on it (marker) and you’ve got a Valentine’s Day hit!! Put some Reese’s Conversation Cups into the box as a sweet ending to their Valentine lunch and you’ll blow them away!
The Reese’s Conversation Cups & Hershey’s Kisses Conversation Candies are also a great sweet-treat to swap with friends or family or enjoy at a party!
You’re the target of my love lunch idea:
Grab that heart shaped cookie cutter and get those crusts off (what is it with kids and bread crust?)! Make a little target to sit atop a cup of fruit- Cupid’s arrow can hit dead center on the target. Silly and fun is where it’s at and they will be delighted when they see this lunch paired with some awesome Hershey’s Conversation Kisses!
Find more great ideas over at Celebrate with Hersheys!
Tatanisha Pitts-Worthey says
These would be perfect for my boys, I’m sure they won’t mind the extra sweetness on it! Thanks for sharing this sweet idea!
Yona Williams says
Those heart-shaped hot dogs are so cute. I’d love to get my hands on one of those conversation Reese’s PB Cups.
Crystal Lopez says
These are perfect for Valentines! I love the heart shape made with the hot dog and I think my boys would really get a kick out of that!
Becca Wilson says
Those hot dog hearts are ridiculously cute! My kids love hot dogs so this may be an idea to do with them.
Jessica Simms says
OMG These are to cute! I need to do these for the kiddos this year.
Claudia Krusch says
These lunch ideas are so wonderful! I can’t wait to prepare some for my son!
Paula Schuck says
I love making fun lunches for the kids. These are great ideas i will have to try next week.
These are wonderful ideas. I am planning to make everything heart shaped for the girls’ lunches starting next week until Valentine’s.
Aw, that is incredibly sweet! I think I’m going to surprise my son with something like this on Valentine’s Day.
Annemarie LeBlanc says
Any child would be thrilled to have these items for their lunch on Valentine’s day! I think anyone, regardless of age would still be happy to get these cute items for lunch.
What a great idea for valentines. I would love to try this for the lunch of my son
Miles L. says
These lunch ideas are truly wonderful. I am happy to note that these lunch ideas are truly easy to prepare.
Kelli @ 3 Boys and a Dog says
I like the hot dog hearts! That it is too cute! However, my sons school doesn’t allow the students to bring hot dogs in their lunches 🙁 We will try the heart sandwich next week!
Robin (Masshole Mommy) says
We aren’t allowed to send peanut butter products in to our schools, but we eat plenty of Reese’s at home 🙂
This is the best part of valentines. You can make you kiddo feel special with candies just for him!