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Looking for an easy, fun snack? This easy trail mix for kids is perfect for you! The ingredients are simple, and it can be put together in less than 15 minutes. This snack is perfect for after school, road trips, or anytime you need a quick treat!

Try this easy trail mix recipe for kids the next time you need a delicious snack. It's inspired by the movie "Missing Link" in theaters April 12! #easyrecipe #snackrecipe #missinglinkmovie #mrlinktrailmix #trailmix

Easy Trail Mix for Kids Inspired by Missing Link

Have you heard of the new animated film “Missing Link?” We’ve seen the trailers for this new movie a few times on TV and before movies in our local theaters, but I didn’t really pay much attention to it. My girls, on the other hand, laugh every time the trailer comes on, and they’ve been begging me to take them to see it when it comes out.

Yummy, easy trail mix for kids makes everyone happy.

Last week, I was offered the chance to promote an advanced screening of “Missing Link” at my local AMC Theater in addition to creating a fun recipe or craft related to the movie. I’m excited to share my recipe with you and share how you can score some free tickets for yourself to see “Missing Link.’

A cup full of trail mix including pretzels, chocolate candies, marshmallows, nuts and more!

Easy Trail Mix for Kids Recipe Ingredients

As with any good trail mix, you’re going to want a variety of munchies for everyone to choose from.

Fun ingredients kids will love to make trail mix with!

Here’s some ideas, but feel free to substitute if you have an allergy or food preference:

  • Pretzels
  • Nuts
  • Marshmallows (mini ones are best for little hands)
  • Chocolate (mini chips or chocolate candies)
  • Dried fruit
  • Granola
  • Small crackers (such as Goldfish or Cheez-Its)

Easy Trail Mix for Kids Instructions

Next, once you have selected your ingredients, you can do one of two things. If your children are smaller, parents can pre-mix these snack portions ahead of time.

Make your own trail mix with these easy ideas inspired by the Missing Link movie!

If your children are older, you can make a “buffet” of sorts and let them choose which ingredients they want in their snack mix. Either way, it’s easy and quick to make!

Missing Link inspired trail mix is so easy to make!

On the Trail with Mr. Link

I bet you’re wondering how exactly this relates to the movie. Well, check out this fun synopsis for “Missing Link” below:

This April, meet Mr. Link: 8 feet tall, 630 lbs, and covered in fur, but don’t let his appearance fool you… he is funny, sweet, and adorably literal, making him the world’s most lovable legend at the heart of Missing Link, the globe-trotting family adventure from LAIKA. Tired of living a solitary life in the Pacific Northwest, Mr. Link recruits fearless explorer Sir Lionel Frost to guide him on a journey to find his long-lost relatives in the fabled valley of Shangri-La. Along with adventurer Adelina Fortnight, our fearless trio of explorers encounter more than their fair share of peril as they travel to the far reaches of the world to help their new friend. Through it all, the three learn that sometimes you can find a family in the places you least expect.

Free Advanced Screening in Birmingham

While “Missing Link” does not open nationwide until April 12, Birminghamians have the opportunity to see it a week early!

  • When: Saturday, April 6, 11am
  • Where: AMC Summit 16
  • Tickets:
Poster for Missing Link Movie

The link above currently has availability for 30 admit 2 tickets, but if that “sells out” I can definitely get more! Don’t hesitate to sign up or you might miss your chance to see this fun family film for FREE!

Starring Hugh Jackman, Zoe Saldana, Zach Galifianakis, and more, “Missing Link” opens in theaters everywhere April 12!