9 non-candy Halloween treats for preschoolers

As parents, we all have endless things to worry about. And for parents of children with allergies, Halloween can be a real issue. The statistics are staggering—over 5.9 million children (or roughly two in every classroom) have a food allergy, according to a study done by the Food Allergy Research & Education Organization.


Many schools or classrooms choose to host candy-free parties for this reason, but that does not mean your preschoolers will miss out on the fun! Here are ten non-candy treats that your little ones will enjoy. (And bonus, all of these are available on Amazon Prime if you are finding this last minute!)


Glow in the Dark Tattoos


Complete with a friendly ghost, black cat, mummy and more, this set is perfect for the whole class. And bonus, they glow in the dark!


Candy Corn Bubble Necklaces


Adorable and lots of fun, bubble necklaces will be a huge hit.


Stretchy Skeletons


Stretch their imagination as they make their skeletons dance, act out scary stories and more!


LED Rings


Help little fingers light up the night.


Spooky Stampers


Your teacher will appreciate an extra element for craft time and the kids will have a blast stamping ghosts, bats and pumpkins.


Make a Pumpkin Sticker Sheets


If you opted out of carving this year, let your preschooler make their own pumpkin using these fun sticker sheets.


Halloween Rubber Duckies


To make bath-time extra fun!


Foam Masks


Preschoolers love pretend play—encourage it with masks to let them dress up like a mummy, ghost, Dracula and more!


Bouncy Balls


A forever favorite for kids of all ages, hand out bouncy balls to make their Halloween a bit more lively.


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