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How to Make a Tiger Bento Lunch Box

  • Anna Yamamoto

    For the tiger's face and ears, you can mix an egg yolk in with cooked rice ball mixture and form into patties, as shown here. Leftover breaded chicken would work, too. You can also use a sealed sandwich for the face, and bread triangles for the ears.

    Antichoking warning: Remember to remove toothpicks and cut up blueberries, grapes, carrots and other food for children under 4. See our Antichoking guide for more information.

  • Anna Yamamoto

    Make a veggie garden with corn and carrot-stuffed grape tomato halves and broccoli sprinkled with carrot flowers.

  • Anna Yamamoto

    Use seaweed for the whiskers, stripes, eyes, nose and mouth and cheese triangles for the ears.

  • Anna Yamamoto

    Make mini meatball sandwiches for a fun side. Use a scallop-edged cookie cutter shape on cheese slices and stuff in between meatball halves. Secure with a toothpick.

  • Anna Yamamoto

    Mixed grapes make a colorful and healthy dessert, but you can use any of your kid's favorite fruits. Skewer on toothpicks to make mini fruit kabobs.

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