Here are 50+ candy alternative ideas for you to hand out at Halloween this year!
Halloween means trick or treating, costumes and sugar comas for children across America.
But if you’re like many parents, you’d like avoid the sugar comas for your kids.
What kind of items can you hand out during trick or treating or at school parties that kids will find exciting?
You can find many of these items at your local party supply store or purchase through the affiliate links provided for your convenience.
50+ Candy Alternatives for Halloween Trick or Treating
Small Plastic Novelty Toys
Kids love small toys. My son will covet the smallest items for weeks.
And Halloween time is no different.
There are so many items and options you can get at party supply stores, online novelty sites and super craft shops.
Plastic “Dress-Up” Items
Don’t forget how much kids love pretending and dressing up.
All these items are perfect for both boys and girls.
School supplies may seem boring at first glance, but buying items in Halloween or fall themes makes these items fun.
Healthy Snack Options
You can still give out food treats without giving out sugar-heavy food.
For people who are giving out treats, healthy food alternatives for trick-or-treaters:
A little candy isn’t going to hurt anyone, right? But offering candy alternatives to kids teaches them Halloween can be fun without overdoing it on sugar.
Plus, let’s not forget kids who have food allergies.
There’s a great program called the Teal Pumpkin Project, dedicated to raising awareness of food allergies and promoting the inclusion of all trick-or-treaters throughout the Halloween season.
Please consider how you can include all kids in your Halloween celebrations this year.
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