23 September 2010

Homemade flash cards help kids pack their own lunches

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Our recent brainstorming session on encouraging kids to eat their school lunches inspired this amazing project. Based on several Parenthackers' suggestions, Alanna was looking to teach her kids to pack their own lunches. She came up with this: flash cards. Remarkable.

Read the full post at Tied To My Apron Strings for details.

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Very cool!!

Thanks, Asha & polymathamy!

As an aside, my daughter is totally enamored of our new "lunch card game" and is very engaged with sorting and picking out her items. Her little brother (who wasn't the primary audience) mucks things up by wanting exactly what she picked, and gets upset because she's already using those cards in her stack. I guess I'm making another set!!

Thanks for sharing this idea! This might help my boys better communicate their likes and dislikes with me!

Such a great idea!!!

Wonderful idea! I have made picture flash cards to help my little ones remember their daily routine. It helps. I will try this idea for lunches.

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