Kid-Friendly Summer Snacks

Whether on a road trip, a day at camp or playing at the beach, kids need fuel! Keep tummies from rumbling with these nutritious and delicious snacks.
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Whether on a road trip, a day at camp or playing at the beach, kids need fuel! Keep tummies from rumbling with these nutritious and delicious snacks.

Grab-N-Go
Pinwheels (above)
Beat the Heat
Mess-Free
Milk Boxes
Frozen Grapes
Cheese Sticks
Tell Us: What's your favorite snack to pack for the kiddies?
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