Maybe you are familiar with the Teal Pumpkin Project™! But if you are not, before you go out and buy all the teal paint, here are a few of our favorite articles explaining just a little more.
This is the FARE website’s explanation and resources. Great printable signs and the “why” behind it all!
Mashable covered the topic really well, especially for people who haven’t heard of it before.
From Allergic Living – Halloween 2015: Can Teal Pumpkins Rival the Orange?
Thank you to The Mighty for an important reminder! “Not all children can enjoy the spoils of trick-or-treating care-free.”
Buzzfeed did a wonderful roundup of some of the Teal Pumpkins they have spotted on social media. Check them out for some creative ideas!
Tiffany’s post covering the project from last year is fantastic! “Here’s the deal: the Teal Pumpkin Project is voluntary. If you join in—especially as a member of the “normal” world—we will love you for it. If you don’t—it’s okay. Really.”
HuffPo covered it beautifully as a letter from a fellow food allergy mom. “Just in case you were wondering if it was worth the effort, please know that you are helping to erase the stigma of food allergies. You are bringing magic into the world of a child, one teal pumpkin at a time.” Pass the tissues…
So if you’re new to the Teal Pumpkin Project™ or you’re still not sure what the heck we’re talking about, here’s a quick primer from your pals at Scratch or Sniff!
Last but not least, to see some of the fun things going on, search the hashtag #TealPumpkinProject on Twitter or Instagram!