We love The Teal Pumpkin Project. Here is why.

At Burpy we love everything that says Halloween. This is one holiday that not only brings the family and friends together but inspires people to embrace the fun aspect of their personality and celebrate gluttony. Halloween is synonymous with candy. It is all about consuming special treats that mothers typically tend to keep away from the kids all year long – candies, chocolates, gummy worms, candy corn, pumpkins pies, and cupcakes.

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Teal Pumpkin Project

In the recent times’ Pumpkins of a different color has grown in popularity exponentially If you are a trick or treater, we bet you have noticed them too. Ever came across a Teal Colored Pumpkin? Do you know what it means? FARE’s Teal Pumpkin Project is a nationwide effort to simply Halloween for kids with food allergies and makes it more inclusive. The incidence of food allergies has been on an upsurge, and according to FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education®), one in 13 children has a food allergy. Does that mean kids and parents who suffer food allergies need to stay away from this holiday? Absolutely not and the Teal Pumpkin project is an answer to this.

If you wish to participate in this effort – all you have to do is put a teal colored pumpkin or a sign on the porch to let trick-or-treaters know you are partaking in this initiative where you will be offering both non-food and candy treats. Simply ask the child to choose which treat would they prefer?

If you do decide to participate in this initiative here are ten non-food treats we are sure the young trick-or-treaters will love:

1.    Halloween stickers or temporary tattoos

2.    Mini cans of play-doh

3.    Glow sticks or glow-in-the-dark jewelry

4.    Halloween mini Beanie Babies

5.    Small flashlights

6.    Origami animals

7.    Mini puzzles

8.    Spider or insect rings

9.    Coloring books (mini)

10.  Toothbrushes

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