Dance Around the Maypole Bento

Maypole Bento

In celebration of May Day I made this cute dancing around the maypole lunch for my 15 year old niece. She loved it!

I mostly followed these directions to dye the pasta. Other than dying the pasta (which was a little messy), this lunch was fast to prepare.

Container: Kokeshi box

Top Tier: Pecans

Middle Tier: Nishiki rice with dyed Mafaldine pasta and spaghetti for the maypole. I wanted to use linguini for the maypole but decided to use what I had in my pantry. Animal picks are the dancers.

Bottom Tier: Flower shaped cucumber with carrots and lettuce

On the Side: Clementine

Linking to:

Eats Amazing Fun Food Friday

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15 Responses to Dance Around the Maypole Bento

  1. alifemoment says:

    So colourful, like it 🙂

  2. Looks lovely, I can see why she liked it 🙂

  3. eclecticlamb says:

    Thank you so much!

  4. coconutcraze says:

    Bright colours and a good variety!

  5. What a lovely and cheerful lunch, I love the lunch box too!!

  6. eclecticlamb says:

    Thank you Rina!

  7. Awww, what a sweet lunch! I love that you did this for your 15 yo niece. So fun. Happy May!

  8. eclecticlamb says:

    Thank you and Happy May to you too!

  9. I LOVE this bento, the dyed pasta came out amazingly well and I just love how you designed it with the little animal picks!
    Thank you for linking up at Fun Food Friday!

  10. eclecticlamb says:

    Thank you so much Grace!

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