Candy Free Halloween Ideas
Kids are always excited to get into the spirit of Halloween: Dressing up in spooky costumes, carving pumpkins, and of course, going from one house to another for Trick or Treat.
Every Halloween, they have a chance to be their favorite super hero, characters, and even monsters. While spending the late night parading around in costumes, carrying plastic buckets and pumpkin baskets, they are excited to knock on each house to get sweets and gummy treats.
But when it comes to Halloween treats, do you always need to give candies and other sweet treats?
Believe it or not, sugar consumption among kids has led to an upswing of childhood obesity. The increase in the number of kids affected with Type 2 diabetes is starting to be a growing concern for many parents too.
Evade the guilt factor during Halloween by giving children candy-free treats instead. Kids can still enjoy the holiday without the sugary treats.
Here is a list of candy-free Halloween goodies that you can give to children. They will surely be a surprise for kids of all ages.
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Who doesn’t love glow sticks? Kids can use them to light up their pathways or wear them as wristbands, bracelets, and necklaces.
Check out my choices below:
Halloween Themed Toys
Fill your party bags with Halloween themed toys. There are spiders, scary toys, finger toppers, and legos to choose from.
These bubbles come in assorted sizes and shapes — there are even zombie finger bubbles and with monster toppers too. Bubbles last longer than candies and they keep kids entertained for several hours.
Imagine your kids come home with these mini flashlights. They can project spooky and fun Halloween scenes on their walls or take them camping and to sleepovers for an extra spooky story sharing activity.
Kids will love these notepads, not only during Halloween, but any day. Give away pencils, pens, crayons, and post-it notes. These can keep them entertained for hours.
There are big ones, small ones, and even ones that glow in the dark. Kids can display them, throw them, or even play catch.
Kids love opening figure boxes to see which one they will receive. They can collect the whole series or even trade their duplicates with friends.
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Halloween does not need to be unhealthy. It can still be fun for your kids, minus the guilty feeling of giving away sweets and candies with these candy-free Halloween treats.
What’s your favorite Halloween party favor?