Teal Pumpkin Project helps all children trick-or-treat

Teal Pumpkin Project helps all children trick-or-treat

Halloween is often a favorite holiday among children. However, when a child can’t eat the candy due to health concerns, it makes Halloween a little less fun.

The Teal Pumpkin Project is here to help, creating alternatives to handing out candy, so that kids can still enjoy trick-or-treating without worrying about their allergies.

You can put a teal pumpkin out on your doorstep to alert children and families that you have non-food treats available.

A few non-food treat item ideas from Food Allergy And Research Education’s website include:

Glow sticks, bracelets, or necklaces
Pencils, pens, crayons or markers
Halloween erasers or pencil toppers
Mini Slinkies
Whistles, kazoos, or noisemakers
Bouncy balls
Finger puppets or novelty toys
Spider rings
Vampire fangs
Mini notepads
Playing cards

You can add your house to the Teal Pumpkin Project map here. For additional resources, visit the website here.

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