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Craft party

Teal is the new orange! Teal is the colour of food allergy awareness, make your own DIY craft party to create ways to shine a light on food allergies. Here’s what you need.

Party supplies

Christian and Adriana Di Criscio from Montreal create teal lantern crafts for Halloween.
Christian and Adriana Di Criscio from Montreal create teal lantern crafts for Halloween.

Painting lantern party:

  • Lanterns (whatever size you like)
  • Non-toxic teal paint
  • Brushes for painting
  • Newspapers to keep the area clean

Paper lantern making party:

  • Teal tissue paper
  • Scissors
  • Any circle-shaped object (a coffee can lid, a small salad plate, etc.)
  • Pencil
  • Glue
  • LED candle
  • Sticky tape


Group of children holding bake sale with mother smiling to camera.

  • Ask everyone for a minimum donation to support food allergy awareness or have them donate directly to our donate page
  • You can set-up a fundraising page if you prefer online donations
  • For cash donations, you can gather the funds and then send us a cheque
  • Donations over $20 will receive a tax receipt, our CRA Charity Registration Number is 88720 8676 RR0001


Teal light
Teal light by Carla D.

  • Have a contest for the best lanterns
  • Have everyone take their painted lanterns/paper lantern home, or donate it to their school so the lanterns can continue to raise food allergy awareness
  • Download other fun activities for the party, including games and activity sheets
Tip sheet for party hosts

Tips for celebrating with your social bubbles

Make sure your celebration is safe for all. Check out our tips on having fun and staying safe!


For any questions you may have, contact us at info@foodallergycanada.ca, or call 1 866 785-5660.

Check out the other ways you can support kids with food allergy this Halloween:

Kids trick or treat. Halloween in face mask.Halloween tips to keep kids safe
Teal light on porchShine a teal light – join the movement

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