About Us


The Timeout Bags concept was formed by mum of two Alix Porter, a former Harvey Nichols Marketing Manager.  Following on from her own experiences when travelling with two young children, Alix noticed a gap in the market for fun and affordable travel Activity Packs for kids.  The basic concept was to put together a travel goody bag, to keep kids busy and entertained whilst travelling and off their IPADs! The concept was to provide healthy and engaging travel activities for kids to use on holiday, whilst encouraging conversation and social interaction with all the family.


Timeout Bags are a luxury online retailer, providing wholesome activity packs for kids, crammed with healthy snacks, books, toys, games and much more. Timeout Bags provide a bespoke service for busy parents who value traditional parenting methods and screen free time. We want you to have more quality time as a family whilst on holiday and we believe our bags provide an enrichment opportunity for all members of the family. 

Each Timeout Bag contains:

- A 100% cotton eco-friendly drawstring bag.

- 3 healthy handpicked travel snacks.

- 10 activities, books, toys, crafts, games and puzzles.

Our eco-friendly 100% cotton Travel Activity Bags represent fantastic value for money, where combined prices are unachievable independently.  Our goal is to minimise screen time and to encourage learning through play. We wish to minimise time spent on iPads and to encourage children to be creative and to use their imagination, in a fun and educational way.   


Our reusable kids'f bags are kind to the environment and are made from recyclable cotton, which is naturally soft and hypoallergenic. We aim to bring you a selection of the latest must-have snacks and products on the market today. A portion of each bag sold is donated to UK based Charity 'Changing Faces'. In 2019 we gave 9% of our profits to charity - so you can feel good about what you buy.


An expanding range of tried and tested toys and activities designed to entertain children in a fun and educational way. Carefully selected snacks to energise, whilst on the go. Our bags can be used whilst travelling, or simply as a treat on arrival at your destination. The excitement of the bag should not wear off, as we believe your child will want to explore their bag again once they arrive at their destination.  Each bag is hand-picked according to your child's development group - we do the hard work, so you don't have to!  Our stock is continually being updated and is dependant upon our retailers, so is constantly changing. Bag contents vary to those shown on our website, as our individual product stock levels are kept as low as possible. 


The key features of our bags include:

  • Made from eco-friendly cotton, which is kind to the environment and gentle on your skin.
  • Each bag is handpicked and made to order.
  • Our bags are handmade from 100% cotton, which is naturally soft and hypoallergenic.
  • Timeout Bags are reusable, washable and do not compromise on quality.
  • Our bags offer fantastic value for money - you would never be able to put the contents together for the price that we sell them to you for.
  • We aim to minimise screen time, to help improve behaviour and sleep patterns whilst on the go.
  • We are a unisex fashion accessory and children feel good about wearing our bags.
  • We support the national curriculum, aiming to engage children in different ways.
  • We support children with special needs.
  • Many of our activities offer 'STEAM' qualities (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Design and Mathematics) in support of the national curriculum.  
  • A portion of each bag sold is given to charity at the end of the year, so you can feel good about where your money is going.
  • We aim to develop your child's palate for nutritious food by introducing them to exciting new flavours.
  • Our product range is continually updated and we aim to find activities that your children may not have experienced before.  
  • Our bags support creativity and independent play, encouraging independence so that children are made to feel part of the travel process.
  • Our bags help children learn to organise their time effectively and improve their focus and concentration.
  • We are cabin friendly and car seat compatible.
  • We support local brands and businesses showcasing new snack products from wholesome farming enterprises within the UK