Extra Credit! Sweet Notes for Their Midday Meal

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You don’t have to be brilliant with a bento box to make your kids’ lunchtime extra special—a sweet note can work just as well. From secret scratch-off messages to tasty treats, here are 12 cute ways to make the midday meal magnificent. Flip through the gallery to take a peek.

Sweet Scratcher

<span style="font-weight:400;">Everyone loves a good scratch, which is why we adore these creative lunchbox notes from </span><a target="_blank" href="https://www.etsy.com/listing/158492110/20-scratch-off-lunchbox-notes-mini?ref=sr_gallery_43&amp;ga_search_query=lunch+box+notes&amp;ga_view_type=gallery&amp;ga_ship_to=US&amp;ga_page=3&amp;ga_search_type=all&amp;source=aw&amp;awc=6220_1469547598_4e06be51a4364f09a66ea5b1f3d9aa8c&amp;utm_source=affiliate_window&amp;utm_medium=affiliate&amp;utm_campaign=us_location_buyer&amp;utm_content=202819&quot; target="_blank"><span style="font-weight:400;">Inklings Paperie</span></a><span style="font-weight:400;">. There’s 15 notes in a batch; you simply write your own message and cover with the scratch-off label. Come lunch time, your sweet student will discover the hidden message! Designed in a fun chalk texture with a herringbone graphic on the back, these chic notes will be an insta-hit in the cafeteria.</span> <span style="font-weight:400;">Available at </span><a target="_blank" href="https://www.etsy.com/listing/158492110/20-scratch-off-lunchbox-notes-mini?ref=sr_gallery_43&amp;ga_search_query=lunch+box+notes&amp;ga_view_type=gallery&amp;ga_ship_to=US&amp;ga_page=3&amp;ga_search_type=all&amp;source=aw&amp;awc=6220_1469547598_4e06be51a4364f09a66ea5b1f3d9aa8c&amp;utm_source=affiliate_window&amp;utm_medium=affiliate&amp;utm_campaign=us_location_buyer&amp;utm_content=202819&quot; target="_blank"><span style="font-weight:400;">etsy.com/inklingspaperie</span></a><span style="font-weight:400;">, $20 for 15 notes.</span> <p style="text-align:right;"><em><span style="font-weight:400;">photo: courtesy </span><a target="_blank" href="http://www.inklingspaperie.com/&quot; target="_blank"><span style="font-weight:400;">Inklings Paperie</span></a></em></p>fuck

 What kind of special treats have you slipped into your child’s lunchbox to make his or her day? Let us know in the Comments below! 

— Gabby Cullen & Christal Yuen