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Halloween brings with it the joy of trick or treating for children. But some children can’t have nor want all the sugary chocolaty treats that are common place during the Halloween season. Discover some amazing alternatives to candy for this years Halloween treats.
A home that displays a teal pumpkin indicates that this home is giving out non-food or non-candy treats. This is important to those families with kids who have allergies to nuts, dairy, gluten chocolate and more.
Teal pumpkin homes give out alternatives to candy for Halloween treats. They may give out art supplies, play dough, small toys or stickers.
Halloween kid fun
Halloween is a great time for kids to dress up and let their imagination and creativity run wild. Some kids will invest weeks in creating the perfect costume.
You can opt to purchase a Halloween costume online or DIY your own costume creation. One of my favorite things about Halloween is all the unique costumes we see.
One year my son was an astronaut and another year he was a scarecrow and we had great fun putting the costumes together.
Blue Halloween Buckets
If you see someone carrying a blue Halloween treat bucket or one is displayed in a home it indicates a person with Autism.
Blue buckets give the individual big or small the opportunity to participate in the Halloween fun. They may not wear a whole costume, mask or makeup due to sensory issues but the want to be included in the fun. Please be kind. Show grace and include all children this Halloween season.
Halloween is a great time to dress up and have a class party or get together with friends. Whether you are bobbing for apples, playing games or stocking up on treats. Some people go all out on the Halloween decorations and the carving of pumpkins.
Halloween trick or treating
Trick or treating is the main event, walking the neighborhood and knocking on doors, or maybe your local mall does a trick or treat event. Our local downtown business association puts on a great trick or treating event for the kids. Remember your teal pumpkins and blue buckets.
Candy versus no candy
Let’s face it there is a lot of sugar to be had at Halloween and even in the few days after Halloween when the chocolate bars and candy are discounted at the stores. So what do you give out if you are looking for a candy alternative?
Alternatives To Candy For Halloween Treats:
- Glow Sticks
- Glitter Putty
- Squishy Toys
- Emoji Favors
- Slinky Toys
- Art Kits
- Bouncy Balls
- Galaxy Slime
halloween toy and candy alternatives
Now don’t think you are limited to just candy or toys for handing out this Halloween. Maybe you want to hand out food just not the candy kind or maybe you want to hand out something arts related.
Alternatives To Halloween Sweets & Treats:
No matter what you hand out this year for Halloween have fun with it. Get dressed up, do a little decorating, carve a pumpkin and have fun.
Updated August 3, 2020