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Sarasota in the Sunshine State and a Space lunch

Posted on: March 21, 2012

Miss G wanted to learn about what state we live in so she got a new 50 states map puzzle for her birthday.  Since it’s still “S” week at school, I decided to make her a Sarasota, Florida lunch.  I rolled out whole grain bread with a rolling pin & hand cut the Florida shapes.  Inside is almond butter, agave nectar and sliced strawberries.  I decided to just make a small fruit leather star to show her “You are here.” in Sarasota.  For fun I added dried cherries in an orange blossom cup for the state flower some watermelon chunks in a pretty cup and on top are flamingo picks of edamame and carrot suns on top.  She’s also having a dapple dandy plum half at the bottom right with a strawberry heart on top.

Little sister got a space themed lunch today with a space shuttle and an S sandwich with the same whole grain bread, almond butter, agave nectar and sliced strawberries. The sandwich is surrounded by watermelon shuttles, a watermelon star and dried apricot crescent moon and a star.  In the pink sheep are dried cherries topped with a watermelon sun & stars and on the bottom left are watermelon chunks topped with a space shuttle strawberry and shuttle picks with edamame on them.  Both girls had ice water in their CamelBak kids bottles.

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7 Responses to "Sarasota in the Sunshine State and a Space lunch"

cute cute cute cute CUUUUUUTE!!

i was JUST looking at a cookie cutter shaped like Michigan yesterday, no lie… you’ve just convinced me to invest. LOL, this is a fab idea!

Love the “S” them in BOTH lunches!

I googled printable Florida map, printed it out & used as a stencil. Don’t even buy the cookie cutter! Unless of course you’re going to make cookies with it in the future 🙂 Thanks, K!

Love your lunches! They make me miss Florida so much! Great detail, too with the carrot suns and flamingo picks 🙂

Amazing how much you can teach your kids in a lunchbox! These are so great!!!

This is very creative. I love it. Love the pointer and you are here sign, so cute! (^_^)

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