10 Frugal School Lunch Ideas

Make-Your-Own Pizza

Is there anything kids love more than making a mess and being creative? There are plenty of pre-packaged, assemble-your-own lunch options out there in stores, but why spend money on those when you can easily put together your own? Kids still get the fun of creating their own meal, but the price point is kinder on the wallet.

Naan, tortilla or pita make a great makeshift pizza crust. Just include some tomato sauce in a spill-proof container, shredded cheese, pepperoni and your children's other favorite pizza toppings. They'll have fun creating their own pizza at the lunch table, and you'll feel better not having given in to expensive pre-packaged lunches.