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25 Road Trip Snacks for Kids + Recipes

Prep for your summer road trip with these 25 Road Trip Snacks for Kids + Recipes. Use food you already have around the house to make delicious scrap-busting granola bars. Have fun with food by turning cheese into funny characters. Make bagel chips, mango popcorn balls, and roasted seaweed for easy finger foods. Check out all the delicious and healthy treats here…

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  • Celery Sticks & Peanut Butter 2 of 26
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    Put celery sticks inside of a peanut butter jar.
    Find out more at Lifehacker.

  • Munchies Necklace 3 of 26
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    String munchies, like pretzels and Cheerios onto a necklace.
    Find out more at And This is How the Story Goes.

  • Carrots in a Sour Cream Jar 4 of 26
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    Keep them stored in an accessible place and nestle a delicious salad dressing in the middle for dipping.
    Find out more at Choose to Thrive.

  • Apples and Dip 5 of 26
    04

    Reuse a container to pack in apples and a dip.
    Find out more at Choose to Thrive.

  • Homemade Trail Mix 6 of 26
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    Work as a family to put together a trail mix everyone can enjoy.
    Find out more at The Stir.

  • Scrap-Busting Granola Bars 7 of 26
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    Use food you have around the kitchen to make granola bars they can enjoy.
    Find out more at Pretty Prudent.

  • Snack Assortment 8 of 26
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    Give them an assortment of snacks to choose from in containers with dividers.
    Find out more at The Wilson World.

  • Fruit Leather 9 of 26
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    Enjoy tasty fruit leather you made together.
    Find out more at The Sweet Life Online.

  • Homemade Cheez-Its 10 of 26
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    Cook up a healthier version of Cheez-its for them to munch on.
    Find out more at Pretty Prudent.

  • Cheese Characters 11 of 26
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    Make fun shapes and characters out of cheese.
    Find out more at Cute Food for Kids.

  • Sandwich Sushi 12 of 26
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    Roll up their sandwiches in little bite-size treats.
    Find out more at All Recipe.

  • Butternut Squash Muffins 13 of 26
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    These are easy to throw in your bag and are a hearty enough snack to keep them filled for a while.
    Find out more at Pretty Prudent.

  • Bagel Chips 14 of 26
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    Before you head out, cook up yummy bagel chips.
    Find out more at Baked by Rachel.

  • Muesli Pies 15 of 26
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    They won't make a mess and are also gluten free.
    Find out more at All Day I Dream About Food.

  • Zucchini Chips 16 of 26
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    Coat them in their favorite seasoning.
    Find out more at The Healthy Family and Home.

  • Banana Biscotti 17 of 26
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    If they're a fan of banana bread, these should definitely be a hit. You could also make different flavors.
    Find out more at Parents.

  • Apple Cars 18 of 26
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    These make for a fun road trip themed snack.
    Find out more at Bent On Better Lunches.

  • Caterpillar Kebabs 19 of 26
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    Use grapes, chocolate chips and a hint of vanilla ice cream to make these fun treats.
    Find out more at Six in the Suburbs.

  • Banana, Peanut Butter Bites 20 of 26
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    Make a few of these and pop them in the freezer, grab them before you head out for the trip. Even thawed they are delicious.
    Find out more at Popsugar.

  • Soft Pretzels 21 of 26
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    Cook up soft pretzels to nibble on.
    Find out more at Pretty Prudent.

  • Roasted Seaweed Snacks 22 of 26
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    Make several sheets of seaweed to throw in the car with you.
    Find out more at Poor Taste Mag.

  • Sunbutter and Fruit 23 of 26
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    Blend up sunbutter for dipping fruits and crackers in.
    Find out more at Pretty Prudent.

  • Yogurt Parfait 24 of 26
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    Put together delicious yogurt parfaits they can eat while in the car.
    Find out more at Delish.

  • Fruit Snacks 25 of 26
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    Follow the recipe to learn how to make fruit snacks.
    Find out more at An Organic Wife.

  • Mango Popcorn Balls 26 of 26
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    Prepare these the night before you head out.
    Find out more at A House in the Hills.

Jaime Morrison Curtis is author of the bestselling book Prudent Advice: Lessons for My Baby Daughter (A Life List for Every Woman), follow up fill-in journal My Prudent Advice, and founding co-editor at Pretty Prudent, the premier design and lifestyle blog providing inspiration and instruction to help anyone create beautiful things, food, and experiences for their friends and family.

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