Even though my dentist, Ray, would like me to hand out dental-floss this Halloween, I'm going to pass on the idea (and avoid getting my house egged!).  You don't have to hand out candy, though.  Instead of apples or boxes of raisins, how about something that most kids will appreciate.

From Live Science, here are four other things you can give out instead.  And according to one expert, they're things most kids will use, so they won't be disappointed.

1.  Temporary tattoos.  You can buy sheets of them, then cut them up and give one or two to each kid.

2.  Noisemakers.  Parents might not appreciate it, but hey, this is a kid's holiday.  You can get them in bulk at any party store, or at Walmart.

3.  Glow sticks, so they're more visible in the dark.  Some parents won't remember to buy them.  Even in bulk, they're close to a buck each though.

4.  Mini packs of pretzels.  They're healthier and cheaper than candy, and almost everyone likes them.

Happy Halloween from your friends at Y105!

(Townsqaure Media)