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Under the Sea Lunches


Create a fun sea-themed lunchbox for your kids using Dollar Tree’s sectioned food containers, colorful drink tumblers, and plasticware! Your kids will love these sea creature-inspired foods like the hotdog octopus, tortilla and cheese fish, and apple and cucumber sea turtle.

Shop at Dollar Tree – Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Sectioned Food Storage Container
  • Plastic Travel Silverware
  • Drink Tumbler
  • Goldfish® Crackers
  • Blueberries
  • Hot Dog
  • Cucumber
  • Green Apple
  • Chocolate Chips
  • Tortilla
  • Cheese Slice
  • Toothpicks
  • Knife or Cookie Cutter

Easy Step-by-Step Directions:

  1. Halve the green apple and cut pieces of the cucumber to create the fins, tail, and head of a sea turtle.
  2. Using small pieces of toothpicks, attach the fins, tail, and head to the halved apple (see image #1). Place chocolate chip “eyes” on the cucumber “head”.
  3. Cook a hotdog according to package directions, and then cut “tentacles” on one half of the hotdog. Attach blueberry eyes with pieces of toothpicks (see image #2).
  4. Using a knife or cookie cutter, cut out the shape of a fish and place small slices of cheese on the fish as its stripes or fins (see image #3). Place blueberries around the fish as “bubbles”.
  5. Place fish crackers and extra “bubble” blueberries in small containers or sections.
  6. Pack up your lunchbox for some summer “Under the Sea” fun!