Quick Guide to Teal Pumpkin

Did you know that the CDC reports about 1 in every 13 children under the age of 18 have a food allergy? Have you ever seen a teal pumpkin in your local neighborhoods, or maybe even our stores? This nation-wide initiative is to help children with food allergies enjoy Halloween. So how does this initiative work you might be asking? It’s simple really, place a teal pumpkin on your doorstep to let parents and children know you have treats that allow them to enjoy the season’s festivities. So here are a few ideas of how you can participate with a few inexpensive items like:

  • Glow Sticks
  • Balloons
  • Coloring Book
  • Pack of Crayons
  • Bracelets
  • Necklaces
  • Rings
  • Vampire Teeth
  • Bubbles
  • Small Toys
  • Temporary Tattoos
  • Stamps
  • Pencils
  • Pens
  • Bouncy Balls

If you are wanting to stick to food treats, you could try a few of these brands that don’t have the top 8 allergens:

  • Enjoy life
  • Made Good
  • 88 Acres Granola Bars
  • Sunbutter
  • Produce (if you have that kind of humor!)