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Zoo trail mix is so fun and easy to make for a little extra magic on your zoo trip this summer!
Zoo Trail Mix – Great for Summer Zoo Trips!
This zoo-themed trail mix is such a fun way to make your day at the zoo even more exciting! My friend, Laura, recently made a batch for a zoo trip and said her kids were thrilled when she brought it out during a snack break.
We recently made a trip to the zoo and I made sure to be a super organized mom and packed our snacks & lunches so there would be no temptation to spend a car payment on buying food AT the zoo. But, I wanted to add a little extra magic to our snack time, so I created this zoo trail mix for my kids.
Don't you just love how you can toss together a bunch of yummy treats and call it a trail mix even though it'll never see a hiking trail in it's life?? 😉
What to put in a Zoo Trail Mix
For the animal theme I added:
- Animal crackers
- Circus animal cookies
- Teddy grahams
- You could also add Swedish Fish, Gummy bears, or Annie's bunny crackers
To round out the mix I added:
- Peanut Butter M&Ms
- Dried pineapple
- You could also add popcorn, cereal like Cheerios or Chex, other dried fruits, nuts, or pumpkin seeds
Love trail mix? Try our homemade Trail Mix Cookies recipe!
Mix it all together in a big bowl and divide out! I put individual servings in my girls' snack containers (I use these stackable containers for all of our outings now and they are SUCH a game changer) and then a baggie for my husband and I.
This was such a fun addition to our zoo trip and now has me thinking of other themed trail mix ideas!