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36 ideas for Travel Snacks for Kids

Whenever we travel I always take with us travel snacks in my suitcase so if we are leaving early, or if we arrive late somewhere, there’s always something to hand. The snacks aren’t always healthy but let’s be honest they are a good distraction on long car journeys, the plane, train or ferry, and good for an energy boost when you’re on the go.

Travel Snacks for Kids
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When travelling you need snacks that won’t melt, go off or take too much of a beating in the suitcase. Our favourite snacks are popcorn, raisins, cereal bars but these same old things are getting a little boring now. So we asked our Mini Travellers community for some more ideas and here’s what you came up with!

Travel Snacks for Kids

  • Cereal bars
  • Tubs of cereal/fun size packs of cereal
  • Granola bars
  • Quaker Porridge Bars
  • Belvita Breakfast Biscuits
  • Rice Crispie bars
  • Brioche rolls
  • Crepes (shop-bought, individually wrapped )
  • Waffles (shop-bought, individually wrapped)
  • Scotch pancakes
  • Soreen malt loaf minis
Travel Snacks for Kids
  • Flap jack – find our recipe for homemade flapjack here.
  • Raisins and other dried fruit
  • Bear Paws fruit snacks
  • Fruit swirls/Yo Yo Bear Nibbles
  • Fruit pouches – we reviewed GoGo SqueeZ snacks here.
  • Yoghurt or chocolate covered rice cakes
  • Apple/blueberry infant rice cakes
  • Vegetable crisps – find our recipe for homemade beetroot, carrot and parsnip crisps here.
  • Fruit crisps e.g. banana chips
  • Nuts (remember they are not allowed on planes though). One of our readers gave us a top tip that Sainsbury’s do cashew pieces – cheaper and already broken up to reduce choking risk!
Travel Snacks for Kids
Maverick snacks are delivered to your door. All the snacks are labelled as ‘junk free’, free from GM, vegetation and under 100 calories each.  Find out what we thought about them here.
  • Bread sticks
  • Crisps
  • Mini cheddars
  • Pepperami minis
  • Fun size bags of biscuits
  • Salted crackers/Ritz crackers
  • Popcorn
  • Popcorn bars
  • Pretzels
Travel Snacks for Kids
Chewymoon provide ‘delicious, 100% natural snacks. Created by nutritionists, approved by kids and delivered through your letterbox’.  Find out what we thought about them here.

If you’ve got a cool bag to hand you could also consider these suggestions:

  • Sandwiches
  • Hummus or cream cheese with bread sticks or veggie sticks.
  • Mini sausages or sausage rolls
  • Babybel
  • Fruit
  • Yoghurts
Travel Snacks for Kids
We reviewed Munch Bunch Organic Yoghurt Pouches here.
36 ideas for Travel Snacks for Kids

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1 Comment

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    barjerow
    28th June 2019 at 9:49 am

    What great suggestions. I’d not take them all or there’ll be no room for anything else!!

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