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The Best Halloween Gifts for Kids (That Aren’t Candy)

Take spooky season to the next level with these amazing Halloween gifts for kids. Trust us—they're better than candy!  

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Halloween Potion Sensory Kitvia LittleHandsandNature/

Halloween Potion Sensory Kit

Your little one will love watching their very own potion fizz, foam and bubble with this Abracadabra sensory kit. It includes magical ingredients—like dragon scales and cat sparkles—plus a spell poem, potion recipe and more.

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Halloween Crafts Kitvia

Halloween Crafts Kit

Get creative with this cute kit that features eight kid-friendly crafts, including a beaded pumpkin, sweet spider and masked unicorn. Pair craft time with a movie (we love these Halloween options on Disney+) and tasty snacks for a spook-tacular night at home.

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Halloween Basket

Borrow from the Easter Bunny and pack your kids an epic Halloween basket. Just start with a vessel, then fill it to the brim with stickers, toys, decorations and other frightfully fun gifts. Learn more about this fun trend.

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Xo Marshmallowvia KagesKrayons/

Halloween Crayons

For kids who love to color, you can’t go wrong with this affordable set of Halloween crayons. For less than $12, you’ll receive a set of five spooky crayon shapes in a variety of hues.

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Matching Family Pajamasvia

Matching Family Pajamas

Nope, they’re not just for Christmas. Matching Halloween family pajamas are perfect for those chilly October nights. Choose from patterns with dinosaur skeletons, bats, pumpkins and more.

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Candy Corn Bowling Gamevia

Candy Corn Bowling Game

Score! This fun candy corn bowling game may be even sweeter than the real deal. It’s a family-friendly game that all ages will enjoy, plus you can play it indoors or out. Snack on these candy corn-inspired eats while you play.

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Batty Hedgehog Plushvia

Batty Hedgehog Plush

Halloween can be scary for younger kids, but this sweet hedgehog plush is a friend, not a fright. We love his bat headband and snuggle-worthy fur.

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Personalized Trick Or Treat Bagvia PricelessKids/

Personalized Trick or Treat Bag

Skip the pillowcase. This sturdy trick-or-treat bag holds a ton of candy. And, it’s personalized with your bag color, design and name of choice.

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Animated Jack O’ Lanternvia

Animated Jack O’ Lantern

The kiddos will get a kick out of this animated Jack o’lantern decoration. Not only do his eyes light up, but he talks, too!

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Xo Marshmallowvia

Halloween Rubber Ducks

If your home is participating in the Teal Pumpkin Project this Halloween, these adorable rubber ducks are a great non-food option for trick-or-treaters.

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Xo Marshmallowvia

Personalized Baby Hat

Even the littlest family member can join in on the fun with a personalized baby hat. Designed for infants celebrating their first Halloween, each hat comes emblazoned with their name and a pumpkin graphic.

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Diy Halloween Haunted Housevia

DIY Halloween Haunted House

While a real haunted house may be a little too scary for younger kids, this DIY version is super sweet. Each kit comes packed with everything you need to build a spooky house, including precut cookies, icing, decorative candies and sprinkles.

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Xo Marshmallowvia

Peanuts Halloween Toy Assortment

Waiting for the Great Pumpkin? These Peanuts toys will help pass the time. This mega assortment includes pencils, stickers, toys, games and much more.

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Monster Flashlightvia

Monster Flashlight

Whether they’re used for a game of flashlight tag or staying safe while trick-or-treating, these monster-themed lights are a fun Halloween gift for kids. Unwrap one of three colorful designs.

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Xo Marshmallowvia PunchOfColor/

Pumpkin Suncatcher Kit

Capture the beauty of October’s glorious mornings with a fun suncatcher craft. This kit has everything you need to create four pretty pumpkins.

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Xo Marshmallowvia PennantParties/

Halloween Coloring Pages

Another sweet option for trick-or-treaters, these Halloween-themed coloring pages feature a variety of fun designs. All you need to add are the crayons!

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Katie Bandurski
Katie is an Associate Editor for Taste of Home, specializing in writing and email newsletters. When she’s out of the office, you’ll find her exploring Wisconsin, trying out new vegetarian recipes and combing through antique shops.

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