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Candy Alternatives for Halloween

Written by Country Home Learning Center on October 21, 2019

Halloween is right around the corner, which means every child’s dream of candy land is about to come true! But if you’re trying to think of something besides candy to hand out to the neighborhood trick-or-treaters this year, look no further. We’ve put together a list of non-candy ideas that kids of all ages will enjoy this Halloween. 

From temporary tattoos to Halloween-themed pencils, this list is full of ideas to keep kids happy and cavities at bay. Head to your local dollar store (or Target’s dollar section!) and stock up on goodies for Halloween. You can also get a lot of these items in bulk on Amazon. We went ahead and linked a few for you. 

  • Stickers
  • Paint sets 
  • Bookmarks
  • Bubbles
  • Halloween socks 
  • Notepads
  • Pretzels
  • Popcorn
  • Fruit snacks 
  • Glow sticks
  • Stamps
  • Bouncy balls
  • Erasers
  • Slap bracelets 
  • Slime
  • Gum
  • Chapstick
  • Silly straws
  • Little Debbies
  • Temporary tattoos 
  • Chalk
  • Pencils
  • Slime
  • Mini decks of cards 

So what treats will you be handing out this year? There are a ton of candy alternatives to hand out on Halloween, and they provide kids with fun long after trick-or-treating is over.