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Sep 07 2018
2 weeks ago
7:35 PM MDT

Participate in The Teal Pumpkin Project w/ 25 NON-Candy Halloween Treat Ideas

Sep 07, 2018 @ 7:35 PM MDT
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Hip2Save Sidekick Jen LOVES The Teal Pumpkin Project:

For children with food allergies (like my son), Halloween can be very difficult. His allergies include peanuts, which are in Reese’s, Snickers and many more candy treats! Other children may have different allergies including food specific, Celiac and dyes.

The only way we (and many others) can participate is through The Teal Pumpkin Project.

What is The Teal Pumpkin Project?

The Teal Pumpkin Project was created by FARE with the idea to give out non-food items so kids are able to participate in the fun holiday, but not receive things that can make them sick. By setting out a teal pumpkin, you tell parents it’s safe for children with allergies to stop at your home and trick or treat.

Target actually sells the LARGE Teal Pumpkins for $12, both in-store and online (medium ones are coming soon). Even better, since they won’t spoil, you’ll have no mess and be able to use them year after year!

Consider buying a teal pumpkin this year and passing out these non-candy treats…
  1. Stamps
  2. Sticker Boxes (Dollar Tree)
  3. Pencils (Dollar Tree)
  4. Temporary Tattoos
  5. Small Toys
  6. Bubbles (Dollar Tree)
  7. Sticky Hands
  8. Noise Putty
  9. Party Poppers
  10. Stickers (Dollar Tree)
  11. Crazy Straws
  12. Halloween Bookmarks
  13. Spooky spiders
  14. Halloween Rubber Duckies
  15. Glow in the Dark Vampire Fangs
  16. Halloween Bracelets
  17. Flashing LED Rings
  18. Jumping Spiders
  19. Zombie Bendables
  20. Wiggly Snakes
  21. Zombie Wall Tumblers
  22. Mini Halloween Paratroopers
  23. Halloween Masks
  24. Spider Rings (Dollar Tree)
  25. Glow-in-the-Dark Sticky Eyeballs
See how Hip2Save readers participate in the Teal Pumpkin project:

We are a teal pumpkin house, too! We always have stickers and erasers and a bowl full of stuff from the dollar store. 🙂 We give out bottled water and hand wipes too, because it’s flu season and the kids are going door to door. 


I like to get the Halloween party favor packs at Target for about $3 a pack. And, usually bubble test tubes and glow in the dark silly putty.


We are offering a non-candy option this year as well. My kids are 2 and 4 and I always appreciate another option. They are still too little for much sugar especially gums and hard candies. They actually prefer the non-candy options still. Fine by me! They’ll learn eventually. 😂


I include Halloween pencils in our candy bowl. You would be surprised how many kids ASKED if they could take one… such a hit. Both younger and older kids!


We ALWAYS offer non-candy items. As a gluten and dairy free mom with kids who react to certain dyes, I appreciate the extra mile that some parents go to. ❤️


I love FARE! We’re a teal pumpkin house and ducks have been a hit over the last couple of years. We’re mixing it up with some other trinkets this year like bouncy balls and finger puppet monsters. 🙂


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