7 Non-Candy Halloween Treat Alternatives

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Each year little trick-or-treaters roam the streets loot bags in hand. If you are one of those urban dwellers that hands out candy each year, why not try something a little different this year. There are various alternatives to candy and not only would parents appreciate help against the candy overload, but it also provides variety for the children. Of course, what you choose to hand out will also depend on your budget and how many trick-or-treaters you have knocking on your door each year.

7 Non-Candy Halloween Treat Alternatives

Halloween themed pencils and erasers are a great idea. Not only are they useful, but fun as well. These are items that children can make use of for a long time to come.

Halloween Witch and Broom Slide Erasers

What about Halloween themed coloring books? Although there is an age limit for this, most of your trick-or-treaters will enjoy hours of creative, coloring fun, long after Halloween is over.

Halloween Coloring Books

Although crayons, colored pencils and markers may seem predictable and boring, they can provides hours of fun for the children and they will always find some use for it.

Kingtop Art Colored Pencils

Handing out mini bottles of water or all natural juice boxes is another idea. All the walking that little feet do on this night is bound to make them thirsty. Help quench their thirst with a healthy beverage.

Fruitables Juice Boxes

Stickers are always fun! Plus, they last way longer than candy and children can decorate their favorite items with these stickers.

Super Sticker Assortment - 100 Stickers

Handing out little trinkets such as whistles, glow sticks and yo-yos is an interesting idea. Children will love playing with them. Globe Earth yo yoPackets of fruit snacks or microwave popcorn are great alternatives to candy. These snack bags are perfect for the lunch box and will make for a nice snack, any day of the week.

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Kellogg's Fruity snacks

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7 Non-Candy Halloween Treat Alternatives

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Diane is a New Jersey-based writer and blogger. She is a wife and the mom of a 13-year old boy. Through her blog, she wants to inspire moms to find Zen in their lives while offering practical tips and other valuable information to help families deal with everyday issues. Contact her at dianenassy@gmail.com


  • My kids are huge fans of super cool erasers. We get a big bag of them, hand those out instead of candy. Kids love them. I guess when they take them to school, it’s cool to have fun ones, instead of the boring pink eraser!

7 Non-Candy Halloween Treat Alternatives

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