Non-Food Halloween Treats for Kids

Non-Food Treats

In order to make Halloween safer and happier for kids with food allergies, Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) launched the Teal Pumpkin Project, a project to raise food allergy awareness and promote inclusion for all trick-or-treaters. The Teal Pumpkin Project allows families, neighbors and businesses to offer non-food treats so that children with food allergies can participate in trick-or-treating fun!

By simply painting a pumpkin teal, or you can purchase, and placing out on your porch, you let visitors know that you have non-food treats for trick-or-treaters with food allergies. You can also print out a free flyer from FARE to display to let visitors know what your teal pumpkin means.

Picking up a few bags of candy from the grocery store is easy, but thinking of non-food treats can be a little more challenging!

Here are ideas for non-food treats:

Glow sticks

Bubbles

Crayons

Coloring Books

Pencils

Bouncy Balls

Bracelets or necklaces

Stickers

Play-doh

Amazon sellers also offer bulk bags of non-allergy treats for kids!

Children with food allergies that are trick-or-treating should also wear a medical ID to let others know they can not have certain treats. Visit American Medical ID to get a custom engraved ID for your child.

 

Do you have any non-food Halloween treat ideas? Please share with us in the comment section below!

 

 

About Shannon Thiery

As American Medical ID’s Marketing Specialist, Shannon manages company social media channels and print marketing. Shannon is a Texas Native and attended the University of Texas at San Antonio where she majored in Marketing. She enjoys traveling the world, going to the lake with her family and spending time with her adorable Shih Tzu, Teddy!

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