Making lunchboxes that are both healthy and appetising isn’t always easy. Here are some ideas that may help.

The Eatwell Guide

Public Health England’s Eatwell Guide divides the foods and drinks we eat into five main groups. Try to choose a variety of different foods from each of the groups to help you get the wide range of nutrients your body needs to stay healthy and work properly.

A drawing of a plate showing the recommended proportions of the different food groups

Ideas for a healthy lunchbox

Find out What to include in your child’s lunchbox, as recommended by the NHS. Get your child involved in choosing healthy options using change4life’s interactive Healthier lunchboxes. There are some great ideas on BBC Good Food’s School packed lunch inspiration.

You’ll find more inspiration on our Healthy Eating for Preschool Pinterest board.