Halloween Hangover: Six things to do with leftover candy
Trick-or-Treat is over and if your kid is like my kid, you
now have a massive pile of candy in your house. And if your kid is also like my
kid, they will lose interest in said pile in a day or two. After the Halloween
sugar hangover, you might be wondering what to do with all the extra candy in
your home. Pro Tip: Don’t eat it!
it off to be shipped to the troops, but if you can’t find the time to do that,
here are six things to do with leftover candy in your house.
candy (or wanted candy!) for a set prize. Some families do this the night of
Trick-or-Treat, and the Switch Witch leaves a present in the morning. This is a great idea and makes it more fun.
Plus, Lego sets, art supplies, a gift certificate to a fun place where your
child can burn off energy or a new book are super fun and useful too.
share in the break room. It’ll likely be gone in a few hours and you’ll look
like the hero for sharing your loot. Win win!
3. Freeze it
enjoyed this winter as a special snow day treat, pop it in the fridge. You’ll
be the cool parent when you pull out some treats in the dead of winter to
share, or bake some awesome candy cookies.
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5. Recycle it!
like the candy to use in goody bags or in a piñata. You could also call local
nursing homes to see if they would like a donation of candy.
6. Use it in a craft
to make a fantastic candy decorated house. Let the creativity fly!
candy? If not, share it with us in the comments!