Child Safety Tips for Spooky Halloween

Halloween not only brings spookiness and adventure; it also brings excitement among children. It is very important for the parents to take care of their children during Halloween. Child Safety Tips for Spooky Halloween

These are the following tips on various aspects of Halloween which can ensure safety to you and your family:


  • Choose costumes that are bright, reflective and fitted. Oversized costumes might lead to entanglement, tripping and might catch fire.
  • Use non-toxic make-up to avoid irritation or any harm to your child’s skin. Test the make-up over a little part of your skin before applying it on the grand day.
  • Use decorative hats and ensure that they do not fall over your child’s eyes.
  • Before wearing those spooky contact lenses, consult an eye specialist. If you do not choose the right product, it can be dangerous.
  • While shopping for wigs, costumes and other accessories, make sure they are labelled as flame resistant.

  • Pumpkin Carving:

  • Do not let your children carve the pumpkin. Simply, keep them away.
  • If possible, use paint or markers to decorate the pumpkin, instead of carving.
  • Place the candlelit pumpkins on tables that are away from curtains. Make sure that these are located far from the reach of visitors.


  • If your children are going to neighborhood, be sure to accompany them.
  • If your children are going alone, review the route and make sure that it’s safe for your children.
  • Stay in a group and communicate about their hangout places.
  • Use a cellphone for quick communication.
  • Get flashlights with new batteries for children and their chaperones.
  • Always take sidewalks.
  • Notify law enforcement authorities of any strange or suspicious activity.

  • Healthy Diet:

  • A good meal will discourage the youngsters to indulge in candies which are not good for your health.
  • Be sure to sort the candies before your children eat them. Throw away any unwrapped or opened candies.

Following these safety tips will definitely ensure you a happy and safe Halloween.

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Pacific PreSchool & Kindergarten is one-of-a-kind preschool and child care center in San Marcos, California. Their goal is to provide an early childhood education program to little children so that it satisfies their physical, socio-emotional and child development needs in a progressive way. Lynda Way, the owner of Pacific PreSchool & Kindergarten, makes use of her 40 years of professional knowledge in childhood development and truly loves what she does.

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