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Have a picky eater who wouldn’t eat a thing? A lot of parents worry about their children’s eating habits. The time when it’s necessary to pack lunch for school can become terrifying.

If this sounds too familiar to you, get a bento lunch box and spend some time on Pinterest looking for food packing designs. Result? Your child will be coming back home with an empty box even if you sneak in some food she does not usually eat.

The secret is in its visual look that appeals to most kids. Packing bento lunches has become so popular that there are now many Instagram accounts solely devoted to the art of packing a bento box for kids.

To get started, you will need a leak-proof box, some small cookie cutters, and the healthy food you want to pack. This link has some easy ideas on how to get started. Really, with bento boxes, there is no limit to possible designs, and it’s a great way to have your kids eat healthy food.