From glow-in-the-dark and talking toilet paper to sweet treats like caramel apples and s’mores, author Steve Greenberg offered up his favorite Halloween-themed gadgets and novelty items.
1,000 watt fog machine
Cost: $38.99 for the machine and $9.99 for the liquid fog bottles
What better way to create a spooky ambiance than turning on a fog machine? It's versatile and simple to set up.
Necomimi Brainwave Cat and Devil Ears
These cat ears let your ears show your thoughts using brainwave technology. If something catches your eye, your ears will perk up. If you're in the zone and enjoying yourself, they will wiggle. And if you're chilled out, they'll relax.
Cost: $.99 for one or $2.50 for a pack of 10.
Tung Toos are temporary tongue tattoos that come in fun designs and deliver a candy flavor. They have dozens of designs, including Halloween bats, mummies and peace signs.
Glow in the dark toilet paper
Use it in the restroom or have some fun by wrapping it around yourself as a last minute mummy costume.
Talking TP Holder
Surprise friends and family in an unexpected place. Pull the toilet paper and hear a message that you can record. Requires two AA batteries.
Caramel apple maker
This tabletop appliance makes it easy to create sticky sweet candy apples without the hassle and mess of melting caramel on a stovetop.
Indoor Flameless Marshmallow Roaster
This indoor roaster produces campfire-worthy toasted marshmallows without an open flame. Marshmallows are toasted over a stainless steel electric heater, making it safe and easy to use with children.
Pumpkin cleaning gloves
Children can wear these machine-washable, dishwasher-safe gloves to clean the inside and outside of pumpkins before carving.
Use this high powered decorating tool to cast webs over your interior or exterior decor. You can even fasten two of them to your wrists as part of an interactive Spider-Man costume.
This glow-in-the-dark jumpsuit allows users to shine in the night with glowstrips.