24 Best Non-Candy Halloween Treats That Toddlers and Tweens Will Love

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1. LED rings

Halloween-themed light-up rings are age-appropriate goody-bag fillers you can easily nab at your local party supplier or dollar store.

2. Glow-in-the-dark vampire teeth

Even if they didn't dress up like a vampire, it's hard to resist trying out these spooky glowing plastic teeth.

3. Hair scrunchies

Festive and practical, these Halloween hair scrunchies are less than 50 cents a piece.

4. Novelty glasses

In nne different Halloween-appropriate styles, these glasses are a scream.

5. Magnets

If you want to combine your love for DIY projects and Halloween, these magnets are the best of both worlds and are the perfect trick-or-treat bag stuffer when you're looking for a non-candy alternative.

6. Plush toys

Not everything about All Hallows' Eve has to be spooky. Oriental Trading's mini plush Halloween characters, including a smiling ghost and candy corn, make for the cutest keepsakes.

7. Stamps

It's never too early to get kids interested in arts and crafts, and these Halloween stampers are bound to do just that.

8. Bookmarks

Getting a child excited about reading can be difficult, but maybe a cool, festive bookmark would make it just a bit easier.

9. Slinkies

Slinkies are fun for everyone, and Halloween-themed slinkies serve as great candy alternatives for all the kiddos who ring your doorbell on October 31.

10. Mini skateboards

Before the fidget spinner, there was the Tech Deck — the miniature skateboard every single person played with in middle school, and Oriental Trading has the cutest Halloween mini skateboards.

11. Glow bracelets

Here's a not-so-fun fact: Children are most at risk for being hit by a car on Halloween night, according to TODAY. Handing out glow-in-the-dark accessories can help them stay visible. Plus, who doesn't love a glow bracelet?

12. Stickers

Speaking of stickers, what kid doesn't love decorating their notebooks with fun adhesives? Sheets of festive stickers make for fun treats that won't weigh down trick-or-treaters' bags.

13. Snack bags

If you don't have a ton of time to shop, prepackaged individual servings of pretzels, fruit snacks, and Goldfish are all great non-candy Halloween treat options.

14. Pencil top erasers

School supplies in fun shapes and patterns give them something to enjoy after Halloween ends.

15. Bubbles

Pick up Halloween-themed party-sized bottles or grab packs of plain clear bubble tubes and decorate each with Halloween stickers.

16. Slime

Kids are slime-obsessed, and Amazon has lots of fun options, including these individual containers of multicolored metallic goo.

17. Mini bottles of water

Walking from door to door can be a workout, so help the kiddos stay hydrated while they make the rounds. Slap on a festive label and you're ready to go.

18. Play-Doh

Whether you hand out a mix of shades or opt for Halloween colors only, kids will love playing with the goods inside these iconic canisters long after the holiday has passed.

19. Temporary tattoos

Halloween-themed tattoos are safe for the kiddos, easy to press on, and they'll have a blast showing them off at school the next day.

20. Bouncy balls

Opt for creepy eyeballs in the bouncy ball department if you want to stay with the Halloween theme on October 31.

21. Key chains

Whether they slip it around their jeans in the coming days or add it to their backpack, the kids will love bouncing around with a pumpkin, skeleton, or ghost key chain.

22. Slap bracelets

You loved them in the '80s and '90s, and now your kids will know the joy of a slap bracelet too. These festive versions keep the Halloween spirit alive.

23. Activity pads

Instead of a treat that'll last for all of five seconds, hand out 48 pages worth of assorted coloring sheets, puzzles, and games that'll keep them occupied for hours.

24. Drink packets

Give the kids a treat they can look forward to savoring later, like a mug of warm apple cider or hot chocolate on a cold winter night.

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