The Teal Pumpkin Project is a worldwide movement that helps children with food allergies have a safer Halloween with fun non-candy selections. Anyone who has “candy duty” can opt to provide Trick-or-Treat trinkets. Simply display a Teal Pumpkin sign or decor that allows their spooky little Halloween friends know there are non-candy options. This is a list of the BEST 25 Non-Candy Treats that you can hand out.
Non-Candy Ideas for Halloween
Kids love fun trinket toys, they’ll get super excited to see that they can select a different item other candy! My boys would definitely pick a fun Halloween glow stick, slime container or spider ring over the sugary candy. Here are some fun assortments I found along with the full list of ideas that we love for trick-or-treat trinkets.
- Vampire Teeth
- Temporary Tattoos
Amazon.com has a 144pc of Halloween Non-Candy Treats for $26.99 that has many little trinkets if you are expecting a large crowd of trick-or-treaters. I love that there are so many fun assortments in one purchase and if you’re a prime member, you can get it so quickly.
I even found this cool Shopkins MEGA PACK of 30 surprise balls for $14.97 at my local Costco. You may have luck finding these, worth a try!
If you don’t have a Costco or Amazon Prime membership, you can still score a bulk assortment deal with OrientalTrading.com they have amazing bundles for Halloween assortment toys.
- Hair Bows
- Glowing Critters
- Spider Rings
I even found some cool trinket mini bundles at Walgreen’s and CVS , as low as $1.99 and these are perfect to fill mini surprise eggs, or to have in your goodies bags if you’re hosting a Halloween themed birthday party.
- Mini Notebooks
- Sticky Hands
- Spin Tops
“Sticky little fingers, tired little feet; one last house, Trick or Treat!” – Rusty Fischer
Sonny dressed as Slappy the Ventriloquist from the Goosebumps series and Zachary is dressed as a Werewolf. My boys were only 6 and 2 years old, we actually bought a regular children’s suit for the Slappy costume. It was so much fun, many people were truly impressed with his Halloween costume. Onto the last few ideas for your Teal Pumpkin Project trinkets:
- Punch Balls
- Mini Skateboards
The Target dollar spot has small bundles of Halloween trinkets, plus the cutest little erasers and pencils. If you’re a procrastinator, you can even pick up some cute Halloween accessories to make your own DIY Costume on the go, like a unicorn, shark, etc. I loved the witch cauldron buckets!
And if you are very very behind on schedule, you can always count on Dollar Tree! They have soooo many great options for Teal Pumpkin Project goodies! I found many items, you can spot some in the photos below and see what you may want to pick up for your trick-or-treaters.
- Glow Sticks/Bracelets/Necklace
- Mini Figures / Plushies
- Witch Nails/Fingers
If you would prefer to save time and money, you may have a better selection online, I will list the best priced Halloween Non-Candy assortments I’ve found:
Amazon.com Non-Candy Halloween Assortments:
We love our 2-day delivery on items, so this is always the best route for me. This way I don’t have to take my boys to the store and battle a tantrum over an unnecessary toy purchase.
OrientalTrading.com Halloween Assortments:
Zachary and I made these cute Ghost Bananas, a healthy snack to celebrate with his spirit of Halloween. 👻
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