As you and the kids get ready for another fun Halloween, consider these tips to keep everyone safer. The kids may be too excited about what they’ll be wearing and what houses they’ll visit to collect a bag full of treats to be mindful of their safety. Keep your goblins and ghouls safer this Halloween with these tips.
Important Halloween Safety Tips
These Halloween safety tips will help ensure that trick-or-treating this year brings nothing but smiles (and maybe just a bit too much candy!).
Infographic text: Halloween Safety Tips
Protect your goblins, princesses and superheroes with these tips for safer trick-or-treating.
- Costume Safety
- Choose costumes made from flame-resistant fabric
- Avoid costumes that are too long or obstruct movement
- Skip masks that block vision – use face makeup instead
- Add reflectors or reflective tape to increase visibility
- Carry flashlights or glow sticks
- Street Safety
- Cross at corners and look both ways first
- Make eye contact with drivers to ensure they see you
- Stay on sidewalks, not in the street
- Never enter a home or car
- Walk, don’t run
Minor Accident on Halloween?
Did your little have a minor accident on Halloween? Schedule an appointment with our pediatricians to get your little princess or superhero feeling better.
- Kid Safety
- Adults should accompany children under 12
- Children over 12 should go out in groups
- Tell kids to stick to familiar areas and only visit well-lit houses
- Discuss what kids should do if they don’t feel safe
- Examine treats before eating
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