Fresh, Green Ways to Celebrate Halloween With Your Kids

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The Halloween season is upon us, and the 31st will be here in no time! Get into the spirit by making 10 eco-friendly Halloween crafts that are full of playful delight instead of fright, so even the littlest monsters won't be spooked. Then whip up one or more of these 9 DIY Halloween masks, which will last long after Halloween to be enjoyed for many make believe dress-up adventures. Serve up some festive and frightful cleverly prepared fruit as a fresh alternative to sugar-laden Halloween treats. Learn how to find the best organic pumpkin and why going pesticide-free with this year's gourd is better for your family and the planet. Once you've picked your perfect pumpkin, here are 5 unique ways to decorate it -- no carving necessary ! Snatch up these ice cube trays shaped as ghosts and kids will be delightfully aghast at the icy apparitions in their drinks. Does the thought of handing out conventional, chemical-laden candy make you want to scream? Check out our helpful guides: 6 eco-friendly Halloween treats that cost under 50 cents each , 6 eco-friendly Halloween treats that cost under 20 cents each and 6 eco-friendly non-edible treats for kids that are all under $1 each !

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