Time Out Chicago Kids Tricks and Treats

October 10, 2011

From cool costumes, real haunted houses and unique treats for trick-or-treaters, the editors have compiled a list of Halloween's must haves!

Radio-controlled rattlesnake ($28 at gifts.com)
Gummy teeth and wax lips (Amy's Candy Bar)
Crawling hand ($24 at grandinroad.com)
Boo balms - "Brain Squeeze," "Radioactive" and "Alien Invasion" flavors ($3 at Becky and Me Toys, Evanston, beckyandmetoys.com)
Snakes-in-a-can ($10 Magic Inc, magicinc.net)

World's largest gummy bear - 10 in, 5 lbs ($30 at gifts.com)

Treat bags:
Shark tote - great for little kids ($19.50 at potterybarn.com, $7 extra if you want it monogrammed)
UNICEF tote - $3.50 of every purchase goes to organization ($13 at grandinroad.com)
Her name in lights - lights up, can personalize ($18 at etsy.com/shop/lizziejeans)
Doritos - made of recycled chip bags, juice pouches and candy bar wrappers ($9.50 at dwellsmart.com)
Carbo loading - mega-sized, but more glamorous than a pillowcase ($5 Party City)

Kid-friendly Haunted Houses

Haunted Houses for every age group

"Freaky Franken Flipper" costume generator

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