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Healthy Halloween Candy Alternatives
Halloween Candy Alternatives
Healthy Halloween Treats
Sometimes families want to partake in Halloween but do not want to promote obsessive candy eating. There are many alternatives to sugary Halloween treats.
There are many reasons why parents or teachers may choose to give an alternative treats for Halloween instead of candy.
- Children may have juvenile diabetes
- Causes tooth decay
- Causes hyperactivity
- Causes weight gain
Healthy Halloween candy alternatives do not have to be more expensive than candy. Below are some ideas to put a unique sugar free treat in your trick-or-treaters bags.
Crayons for Halloween Treats
are a great alternative to candy and snacks. All children love brand new crayons. Here is a tip, buy crayons when back-to-school specials are on clearance. You can sometimes find crayon boxes for a few cents. Crayons
Alternatively, you do not have to give a whole box of crayons out as a treat. You can pour all the crayons into a huge Halloween bowl and have the kids pick a few to put into their bags. Or grab three crayons and tie them together with a thin orange and black ribbon.
Goldfish Crackers for Halloween Treats
During Halloween season Goldfish Crackers by Pepperidge Farm sells 'fun size' or smaller individual crackers. These wholesome treates are enjoyed by children. They are great for trick-or-treaters to throw in their lunch boxes after Halloween for a snack.
Toothpaste and Toothbrushes for Halloween Treats
Travel sized toothpaste and toothbrushes are a unique candy alternative for Halloween. These Halloween treats succeedingly do not promote the consumption of candy, instead they help fight tooth decay from all the excess sugar during Halloween. Look for small toothpaste and toothbrush sales at the dollar store or buy them in bulk through the Internet.
Temporary Halloween Tattoos
Temporary Halloween Tattoos for Halloween Treats
If you are looking for a cheap Halloween candy alternatives, temporary Halloween tattoos are extremely affordable. Kids love putting tattoos on, and they last much longer than a small candy treat.
Pretzels for Halloween Treats
Pretzels are another great Halloween snack alternative. Just like Goldfish Crackers, pretzels come in smaller individual wrapped fun-size. Pretzels taste great when they are combined with other healthy autumental foods likes apples and pears. They can also be thrown into a lunch box for a school snack.
Glow Sticks For Halloween Treats
Cheap Halloween Candy Alternatives
Natural Fruit Snacks
Plastic Halloween Rings
Small Halloween Bubbles
Halloween Treat Ideas
Offering alternatives to candy can encourage health, creativity and other child fun activities. Children often enjoy having something else in their trick-or-treat bag instead of candy. This Halloween instead of buying tons of candy, why not try passing out a few alternatives.
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