My Top 10 Non-Sugar Treats for Halloween

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Posted on 15th October 2012 by Rita in NCL News & Events

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Want to be the “Cool” House on the block this Halloween Night? I have been that house for a few years now – The one who hands out fun goodies for Halloween (instead of candy). If you’re thinking this is not a good idea. Wondering what kind of reactions you will see at your door?… I’m here to tell you I have experienced happy kiddos year after year.

Kids remember that I’m the one who gave out the “FUN” stuff the year before. It’s great to watch how excited the kiddos get when they receive a toy as their treat. Many times, after receiving their goody, they are so amazed they just can’t help (more…)

Favorite Halloween Treats… Do you have one?

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Posted on 14th October 2011 by Rita in NCL News & Events

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Halloween Candy Trivia

Sure, kids love to dress-up and go trick-or-treating because it’s FUN! But the real excitement is in receiving all those candy treats. (Or is it? See below the candy trivia for more information.)

Here’s a little Halloween Candy Trivia I found from www.kaboose.com on some popular Halloween Candies. (oh btw kaboose.com also has great decorating ideas for Halloween too.)

Candy Corn: was made March through November when it appeared in the 1880s
Snickers: Named after a horse… that’s right a horse owned (more…)

Halloween Safety Tips

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Posted on 26th October 2010 by Rita in NCL News & Events

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Halloween Safety Tips for Kids

Halloween is so much fun! The excitement of dressing up in a costume is something that even some of us adults understand is a great way to spice up your day from all the rest in the year. But unfortunately Halloween is the one night out of the year that sees child pedestrian death rates double. (http://www.safekids.org/our-work/news-press-releases/halloween.html)

Parents – remember your part. (more…)