Halloween Gift–Germ Slayer Hand Sanitizer

Do you ever get tired of all the sweets and goodies around the holidays? I know I do! Even though I am guilty of sharing several goodies and treats here for the holidays, we try to be really careful with how much junk my kids eat. It can be difficult since it is everywhere now-a-days. Now, I am not saying my kids don’t eat junk food, because they do…they are kids! But we are trying to teach them moderation and the benefits of eating healthy.


So I challenged myself to come up with a Halloween Gift Idea that was non-candy or sugar related. I came up with a really easy gift that would be perfect for a teacher or a child old enough to use Hand Sanitizer safely. I also LOVE that this is perfect for the beginning of the Cold/Flu Season.


These are so simple to make. I have two different sizes that should fit most of the regular sized bottles of Hand Sanitizer and the mini Hand Sanitizers.


To make the Germ Slayer Hand Sanitizers, simply follow these steps.

Step 1: Remove the labels from your Hand Sanitizer Bottles. You may need to use some Goo Gone Label remover or soak them in hot, soapy water to get the sticky residue off.

Step 2: Print out the labels on regular white cardstock. Use a Laser Printer for best results and so that the color ink will not run when it gets wet. You can download them here:

{Germ Slayer Hand Sanitizer Labels}

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Step 3: Cut out the label and then glue them onto the bottle(s). I simply use a glue stick and it works great.


These would be fun to give out as a party favor or give to your little “ghouls” and “goblins” to keep the germs away this Holiday Season!

If you worry about giving this out to small children, be sure to give it to those who are old enough or use a bottle of hand soap instead of hand sanitizer.

What do you think? Do you prefer non-candy gift ideas for Halloween and Christmas?

Amy Huntley is the owner/author of The Idea Room. A mother of five, who enjoys sharing her love of all things creative in hopes of inspiring other women and families. Connect with her on Google+, or read more of her posts.


  1. 1

    This is cute, but I wouldn’t hand it out to children. It only takes ingesting a small amount of hand sanitizer to kill a child. Please be careful!

  2. 5

    Germ slayer–awesome;)

  3. 7

    Ha!! Very cute!

  4. 8

    this is the cutest idea, Amy!

  5. 9

    This is darling! Love it!

  6. 10

    Love it Amy!

  7. 12

    This is too fun! And the perfect gift for my little guy’s teacher. Pinning!

    • 13

      Thank you so much Kim! I am going to be using it for the kids teachers as well! They are always in need of Hand Sanitizer in the school!

  8. 14

    Great idea. I was able to download the mini and small labels but everytime I try to download the largest one, it bring me back to the blog page. Pleae help.

  9. 16

    That is too cute…and such a great idea!

  10. 17

    Adorable!! I love the germ slayers!! Great idea!!

  11. 19

    I love this but I too am unable to open it. It says unavailable. What am I doing wrong?

    • 20

      I checked it and it seems to be working on my end. Are you clicking on the link or the image? You should be able to get it by clicking on the link for the size of label you want! Hope that helps!

  12. 21

    This is the cutest idea ever! LOVE that it’s different and so original. Thanks for sharing!

  13. 23
    jen @ Tatertots & Jello says:

    Love this idea Amy!!


  14. 25

    What a fun Halloween option! Great labels too!

  15. 27

    Great idea! Thank you again!

  16. 29

    I am not having luck using the link. It keeps taking me to peppermint sugar scrub.


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