· Use locally grown pumpkins, gourds and straw to decorate.
· Make a costume with what you have at home.
· Borrow a costume.
· Create a container for treats or use a pillow case or basket.
· Use LED lights for decorations or in flashlights
· Make homemade treats or use organic and fair-trade chocolates and candies.
· Use vegetable-oil based candles.
· Walk from house to house.
· Invite friends over to decorate locally grown pumpkins with items you can find outside.
· Carve pumpkins. Kids can scoop out the seeds. The seeds can then be rinsed and roasted.
· Make homemade goodies together to share with trick-or-treaters or
· Check with your church to see if there are members who are no longer able to leave their home and go trick-or-treating there. Don’t expect any candy; instead give them something like a coloring page from your child, a handwritten prayer, a cross or a healthy snack.
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