It's your lil one's birthday and school doesn't allow treats. What to do? We received an email from a mom stuck in this exact situation, searching for creative, food-free ideas for making her son's big day a hit in the classroom — without busting the budget. After searching our favorite sites, we've found fun toys and gadgets perfect for tots of all ages. To cut down on costs, simply purchase them in bulk and package them up in cute goodie bags. Even if your celebration allows cakes and candies, these fun playthings are great additions to any party.