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Alternative Halloween Treats

Looking for something other than candy? Try one of these treats

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Sure, the first thing most people think of when they hear the word Halloween is candy, but that doesn't always have to be the case. Candy, although most welcome for most kids, has to be checked and sorted through and often gets thrown out. Why not give out alternative Halloween treats this year. Something that the kids will like that won't send them to the nearest pediatric dentist.

The products below can all be purchased in bulk, making them not only fun, but cost-effective.

Halloween Color Flashlight Necklaces

Halloween Color Flashlight Necklaces
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It's a way to lead the way safely and a fashion statement all in one! These cute flashlight necklaces are a great treat to give out on Halloween. And save a couple for your own kids for when they are ready to make the rounds around the neighborhood.

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Packs of Crayons

crayon 4-pack
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These four-packs are great for on-the-go fun -- they can be tucked into a purse or backpack and brought out when needed -- in a restaurant, the car -- anywhere. It's the Halloween treat that will last long after the costumes are tucked into the dress up box.
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Mini Jack-o-Lantern Yo-yos

jack o lantern yo yos
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They might go up and down, but the fun factor stays the same!
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Finger Puppets

finger puppets
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These felt funnies are adorable -- and a great halloween treat to put in a bag. When Halloween is over, kids can put on a show and re-enact the days' festivities.
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Halloween Stickers

Halloween Sticker Assortment
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Great for decorating anything -- drawings, their trick-or-treat bags, even for placing on photos of the big day.
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Halloween Hand Clappers

Halloween Hand Clappers
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Give them a hand this Halloween. These fun hand clappers are sure to make kids smile, and when the trick-or-treating is all done, they can celebrate!
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Play-Doh Trick-or-Treat Bag

Hasbro Play Doh Halloween Trick Or Treat Bag - 20 Cans
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If Halloween crafts are your thing, than this is a treat you won't want to pass by! The Play-Doh Trick-or-Treat bag includes 20 one ounce containers of the fun modeling clay in a variety of colors.

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Halloween Stamps

Halloween Stampers
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Fun for trick-or-treat bags or even at home for art projects, these single-color stampers will help any preschooler catch the Halloween spirit. Halloween-specific stamps are cute, but if you can't find them, pick up generic ones that feature animals, toys, stars and other objects that can be used year-round.

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Halloween Pencils

Halloween Pencils
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A perfect Halloween treat for kids of all ages. Keep it safe and them out unsharpened.
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Halloween Drawstring Goody Bags

Terry's Village Halloween Drawstring Goody Bags
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Good treats need a good bag to put them in! Try out this set of drawstring goody bags from Terry's Village. From ghosts to pumpkins to scary monsters, like the old adage says, it's what's on the inside that matters most!
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