Combine any or all of these ingredients in an airtight container and toss gently to mix. Store airtight. Lasts for weeks.
Dry snacks: Cereal (low in sugar - i.e. Cheerios, Kix, Corn Chex, etc), small pretzels, graham cracker or rice cake pieces, or animal crackers.
Dried fruits: Cherries, apricots, raisins, mangoes or coconut flakes (Tip: Big pieces of dried fruit can be cut up easily using kitchen shears).
Nuts and seeds: Sliced almonds, pecan pieces, cashew pieces, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds or peanut pieces.
Age to introduce: Over 18 months. Trail mix can be a choking hazard for children, especially those who have difficulty with textures. If you have concerns, supervise your child while he/she is eating it.