• ham and cheese sandwich decorated to look like a carp streamer for Children's Day (full details & how-to at blog entry)
  • yellow bell pepper strips in Korean barbecue sauce
  • steamed broccoli in Korean barbecue sauce
  • cherry tomato with new food pick to turn it into a balloon (full info at blog)
  • cheese cube

Children's Day bento lunch for preschooler

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Morning prep time: 30+ minutes (not speedy, but it was a special occasion). Full details here with notes on decoration technique, the balloon pick, and lyrics to the Koinobori song.

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  1. aoitenshi 84 months ago | reply

    That is such a neat idea! What a fun lunch!

  2. aJ GAZMEN ツ GucciBeaR 84 months ago | reply

    OOoOOooo that's such a nice one for bug!
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  3. Celladoor 83 months ago | reply

    haha that is so cute!

  4. Chemical Submission [deleted] 83 months ago | reply

    very cute
    I want one

  5. organic*Li [deleted] 83 months ago | reply

    aaaaa!cheese cube is soooo cute)

  6. K E K A 83 months ago | reply

    looks so cool!! :-)

  7. rayasunshine 77 months ago | reply

    biggie! i'm such a big fan. i have a little bitty one myself, and i have been reading your blog for a long time. . .i finally ordered a bento box, and can't wait to get started! i love your ideas, perfect for my kiddo!
    this fishy sandwich is one of my favorites!

  8. fuoasuri 69 months ago | reply

    Aww!! This is such a cute bento on it's own, but even more symbolic and sweet for a Kodomo no Hi lunch <3333 I love it! <3333

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