Teal is the color of food allergy awareness and teal pumpkins have become the symbol of food allergy awareness at Halloween. When you see a teal pumpkin, it means non-food treats are available for kids with food allergies or other dietary restrictions.
Kids With Food Allergies has tips to help you have a safer and more inclusive Tealoween.
1. Raise awareness about food allergies and being inclusive.
Change your social media profile picture to show people you support a safer, more inclusive celebration for all children. Right-click one of the images below, save it, and the upload it to your social media profile.
Download our free Tealoween Kit. It includes a “Teal Zone” poster, a coloring page, cutouts for decorating your teal pumpkins, a list of non-food treat ideas, and a sticker template.
2. Show trick-or-treaters that you have non-food treats available.
Place a teal pumpkin by your door so people know you have non-food treats available.
- Print the “Teal Zone” sign from the Tealoween Kit to display at your home.
- Paint a real pumpkin or buy a teal pumpkin from a craft store.
- Glue our Tealoween cutouts on the pumpkin.
3. Have non-food treats available.
Use our handy list of non-food treats in the Tealoween kit to shop for fun goodies. By offering non-food treats, you will help keep all kids safe and included in Halloween celebrations.
Updated October 2021