Three non-candy treats to hand out this Halloween


Maybe you're a dentist who doesn't like sending out the wrong message. Maybe you don't believe in sugar. Or maybe, like me, you don't want to be left with dozens of snack-sized Snickers bars you will eat when your kids aren't looking. Whatever the reason, here are three non-edible items to give out on Halloween (that won't result in a trick since they are still a treat):


Glow sticks.

Who doesn't like these, especially on Halloween?


How to make flubber

Mini cans of slime

Their parents probably won't thank you, but the kids will!


Fake Halloween-themed tattoos

Try Target or a local dollar store for bargain prices.

Editor's Note: For a fun splurge, try Started by a mom who wanted her daughter to have some well-designed temporary tattoos, Tattly has now grown to include over 250 different designs created by professional illustrators. For Halloween, we love the kitty face (pictured). They have a special section just for kids, but parents will be tempted to buy some temporary tattoos for themselves from the rest of the site.


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