Candy alternatives

Choices for diabetic kids—and to curb that sugar obsession

It’s no secret America has a love affair with sugar. At what point is it more apparent than on Halloween, when kids are encouraged to dress up and go around asking their neighbors for candy? Well, there are some alternatives to the sweet stuff for trick-or-treating. These options listed below are great for diabetic kids—and just to help curb America’s sugar obsession!

Halloween Play-Doh: It comes in small packages, just like those budget candy bags, but it’s fun for hours!

Glow-in-the-dark rubber duckies: They’re dressed like skeletons, Dracula and other ghoulish creatures too!

Wikki Stix Trick or Treat Pak: These fun packs can offer kids hours of creative fun, rather than a sugar rush.

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