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Halloween Treats & School Birthday Parties

It is that time of year again, school is back in session and Halloween is right around the corner. The season is in full swing  for school birthday parties, sporting events and the always-anticipated Halloween.

With the rise of obesity in children, dental concerns, and food allergies, below is a list of fun treats that all kids can enjoy. All are items you can bring as snacks to sports practices or games, into the school classroom, or give out as Halloween treats. Additionally, they are all healthy food choices as well as non-food alternatives that everyone will like.  Most are inexpensive, especially when buying in bulk.

Fun Treats:

You can find these and other fun inexpensive items in bulk online at websites such as www.orientaltrading.com or in stores like Target or Michael’s Arts and Crafts.

  • Glow-in-the dark Halloween tattoos.
  • Glow bracelets/necklaces.
  • Mini flashlights.
  • Stickers.
  • Fun pencils/pens.
  • Mini Play-Doh.
  • Stickers.
  • Wiki Styx.

Healthy food options:

  • Apple slices (which are in season right now).
  • Mini boxes of raisins.
  • Annie’s Fruit Chews.
  • Chewy granola bars.
  • Snack size bags of goldfish, or pretzels.
  • Gum.
  • Microwave popcorn.

Enjoy Trying Something New!


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