How to Make Halloween Less Scary for Food Allergies

This Halloween, teal is the new orange. Make your home and child’s school Halloween party a safe stop by joining the Teal Pumpkin Project, a movement committed to making Halloween safe and fun for everyone.

Bring On the Non-Food Treats

These non-food treats are fun and safe for kiddos with allergies:

  • Glow sticks
  • Bubbles
  • Play dough
  • Bouncy balls
  • Spider rings
  • Vampire fangs
  • Mini notepads
  • Playing cards
  • Bookmarks
  • Stickers

Keep the Sweets Separate

Keep Halloween candy in a separate bowl from non-food treats to keep allergy-friendly goods from contamination.

Try a DIY 

Who needs candy when you have this recipe for pumpkin play dough! Tie up pieces in fun baggies and hand them out as a safe alternative to sweet treats!

Dig Into an Allergen-Friendly Recipe

Hungry for a spooky surprise? These recipes were designed to minimize the threat of gluten, dairy or wheat allergies:

Paint a Teal Pumpkin

By placing a Teal Pumpkin on your porch you are letting friends, family and neighbors know you have non-food and/or food allergy friendly treats available. 

Shop Teal Pumpkin

Make Halloween less scary by shopping Teal Pumpkin-approved items online or in-store!