They get on the bus, barely able to see over the seatback in front of them.
They are little, and May is the season of adventure as the wheels on the bus go round and round and take them to wonderful places like Fort Laramie and Fort Caspar and the Science Zone and, yes, even occasionally the movies. Welcome to the learning experience known as the "field trip."
More often than not, the field trip permission slip includes the dreaded sentence, "Please pack a lunch."
Beyond the goodness of peanut butter and jelly on soft white bread, here are some ideas you might want to try. And, of course, you'll want to size the portion to fit your kindergartner or middle school hulk. If you are without field trippers at home, perhaps you'll find some of these interesting enough for a patio lunch or mid-afternoon snack.