Halloween is a great time to look to Etsy for wonderful and unique Halloween goodies. The right Etsy items support handmade, eco-friendly goods and smaller artists vs. massive corporations. Plus, you'll be sure to get Halloween treats and toys that are extra special, not dull. Check out these 7 amazing spooky, sweet, and frightfully fun Etsy picks that are perfect Halloween treats for your little ghosts and goblins -- and many are of the inedible variety proving that the best treats don't have to be those that you can eat!
Have It Sweet’s Marsh Malloweens are perfect for a batch of spooky sweet s’mores or cut one up and use it to top warm hot chocolate after trick-or-treating. These fluffy vanilla Halloween Marshmallows are made with all-natural colored sugars hand blended by Have it Sweet. When you order you’ll get 16 one-inch by one-inch Marshmallows in “Pumpkin” Orange, “Ghastly” Green, “Putrid” Purple, and “Black Cat” Black. Marsh Malloweens are packaged in eco-friendly cello bags and labeled so they’re ready for gift-giving. For a spooky alternative, also check out Have It Sweet’s all-natural Marshmallow Ghosts.
Spooky Creepy Cute Halloween Felted WOOLY Egg Toys
These adorable Spooky Creepy Cute Halloween Felted WOOLY Egg Toys made by Asher Jasper Natural Toys & Accessories won the Etyskids Halloween challenge, and it’s easy to see why. Made especially for Halloween these little egg guys are perfectly plump and round and great for imaginary play during Halloween season. Each wooly egg creature is made from pure merino and mohair needle felted wool and come packed (like real eggs) in their own brand new cardboard egg carton with an ‘All Natural’ sticker and a birdie stamp on the top. Such a cute Halloween treat!
Natural Halloween Soap – Mini Rocket Pops
Older children (and Halloween lovin’ adults) will adore these sweet, sudsy treats. Yes, they look like a Halloween popsicle, but they’re actually made of soap. Halloween Soap Natural Mini Rocket Pops set by Green Bubble Gorgeous are made with 100% natural and organic ingredients, scented with tangerine, or tangerine and lime essential oil and colored with natural dye-free colors or natural charcoal and micas. The rocket pop set comes packaged in a natural cello bag made from plant cellulose and is labeled with all ingredients and adorned with a matching Halloween ribbon. Green Bubble Gorgeous is committed to sustainability, organics and their soaps are ick-free (no scary tricks this Halloween). Each rocket pop is free from parabens, sls, foaming agents, chemicals and dyes.
SAFETY NOTE: Considering the food-like appearance of this Halloween goodie, Inhabitots suggests you leave this treat to the older kids or adult friends. Little ones may consider this food, which isn’t safe.
Halloween Boo Teething Ring
Just for the littlest ghostie in your house, this adorable Halloween Boo teething ring is sure to please. Made by Woman Woodworker’s Natural Wood Toys, this teether is ideal for your baby. The hard natural maple “Boo” is easy to grab and bite and is sanded soft and smooth. Absolutely irresistible!
It’s hard to resist this adorable little Pumpkin Bunny from Fairyfolk. This lil’ bunny has two big bunny ears, a little pink nose and a fluffy little cotton tail, plus it fits perfectly into its sweet orange pumpkin home. For little kids this could be the perfect alternative to overly sugary candy treats. Bunny and home are both needle and wet felted from 100% wool and perfectly Waldorf inspired — a sweet and peaceful Halloween offering for your child in a season that’s usually full of scary stuff.
Spooky Jumbo Halloween Crayons
As an excellent alternative to candy, why not hand out Spooky Jumbo Halloween Crayons instead? Made by JugieBeeCrayons; the Etsy shop of “green” crayons, these scary crayons are made from high-quality, nontoxic crayons mixed with soy wax. The skeleton, spider web and tombstone-shaped crayons come lightly scented (or un-scented if you prefer) in your choice of strawberry, apple, or vanilla. You also can pick the colors – the shop notes, “We can pour just about any color.” Best of all if you’d love these for a huge Halloween party, the shop offers a 20% discount on large orders (over 15 sets).
+ Spooky Jumbo Halloween Crayons $24.00 (set of 12)
Halloween Candy Felt Play Food & Pumpkin Treat Bag
When does play felt food not rock? Kids adore pretend food and you can encourage seasonal play all year long with this extra fun Halloween Candy Felt Play Food with Pumpkin Treat Bag from Felt Playground. In this seven piece pretend play set you’ll get 1 caramel apple, 1 peanut butter cup with removable wrapper, 1 large candy corn, 1 piece of bubble gum, 1 popcorn ball and 1 jack-o-lantern tote bag. This play set is a beautiful original design made with Ecofi, a 100% polyester felt made from recycled plastic bottles and stuffed with bamboo fiberfill, a renewable, naturally antibacterial fill. This sugar-free set is “yummy,” imaginative and fun – you can’t beat that.