Treats for Tots

Find out what's safe for your toddler this Halloween

For most kids, Halloween means costumes, excitement, and -- most important -- lots of candy. But a full goody bag can hold frightful tidbits for kids 3 and under. Keep little ones safe by replacing choking hazards with toddler-approved sweets.

What's Okay

  • cookies
  • chocolate-covered wafers
  • chocolate bars
  • chocolate-covered cookie bars
  • chocolate-covered mint patties
  • cotton candy
  • lollipops
  • large peanut-butter cups

What to Avoid

  • candy corn
  • caramels
  • gummy bears
  • licorice
  • small hard candies
  • chocolate kisses
  • raisins
  • jelly beans

10-01-2000

Copyright © 2000 Gruner + Jahr USA Publishing. First printed in the October 2000 issue of Parents Magazine.

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