Teal Pumpkin Project
The teal pumpkin in a panted pumpkin that you place outside your door to let parents and children, know that you have allergen friendly candy or non-candy available. This is a wonderful movement, there are a lot of children out there that have had to stay home during trick-or-treating due to food allergies. Listed below are some candy ideas and non-candy ideas you can pass out to everyone. This makes all the children feel included in the fun activities.
Ideas for Non-Food Treats
Available at dollar stores, party supply stores, or online shops, these low-cost items can be purchased and handed out to all trick-or-treaters, or made available in a separate bowl from candy if you choose to hand out both options. Nearly all of these items can be found in a Halloween theme or festive colors.
- Glow sticks, bracelets, or necklaces
- Pencils, pens, crayons or markers
- Halloween erasers or pencil toppers
- Mini Slinkies
- Whistles, kazoos, or noisemakers
- Bouncy balls
- Finger puppets or novelty toys
- Spider rings
- Vampire fangs
- Mini notepads
- Playing cards
Allergen Friendly Candy
This candy is free from milk, egg, fish, crustacean Shellfish, Tree Nuts, Peanuts, Wheat, and Soy. You may say to yourself what do I give these kids then. Here is a candy company that will provide you with just that the Natural Candy Store.