Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips for Little Monsters

Oct 24, 2018


Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips for Little Monsters

Halloween Safety Tips for Kids and Parents

Halloween is a very fun and exciting time for children. They get to play dress up, go out with their friends on a school night, and indulge in free candy – what’s not to love? Trick-or-treating is part of the Halloween fun.

To keep frights and scares at bay this year, check out these safety tips for a fun Halloween.

  • Plan a route in advance. Avoid long routes that will tire children out, and stick to paths that you and your child are familiar with.

  • Children should have adult supervision at all times. Even if they know the neighborhood, walk with them to each house and stick to well-lit routes.

  • Look out for ‘No trick-or-treating’ signs. Do not disturb anyone who chooses not to take part.

  • Ensure your child’s costume does not drag on the ground, which can pose a tripping hazard.

  • Stick reflective lights and patches onto their costume and trick-or-treat bags so drivers can see them clearly.

  • Avoid masks that make breathing difficult or obstruct your child’s line of vision. Use non-toxic makeup instead.

  • Before your child enjoys their bucket of sweets, sort through them first. Look for any not in their original wrapping or as though they may have been opened.

  • A hungry little monster can be scary. Prepare your child a healthy and nutritious meal before trick-or-treating, so the s/he feels less inclined to fill up on sweets and candy.

  • If you are driving, watch out for children crossing the roads. Stick to the speed limit and scan the road ahead so that you spot children in advance.

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