I am a big fan of using every day things, and events to teach young kids. Meal times are a great time for that. One of my favorite way to do that is to make a theme for lunch, here are some of the meals that were hits at our house.
Red - Pasta with red sauce, Strawberries and Red peppers!
Green - Scrambled Eggs with chopped spinach , Green apples and broccoli.
Yellow - White cheddar mac and cheese, Bananas and corn!
B- Banana, Blueberries and Roast Beef Wrap.
C - Cheese Sandwich, Carrots, and Cranberries.
P - Pasta, Snap Peas and Peach yogurt.
S - Soup, Strawberries and Swiss Cheese.
Circle - English Muffin with jam, Banana sliced and a cheese stick sliced into little circles .
Square - Ravioli with sauce, Peppers cut into squares and dip.
or custom shapes with cookie cutters!