Eat before trick-or-treating

Feed your kids a hearty, early dinner so they’re not too tempted to sneak treats on the go. source

Test running the makeup

Practice toddlers costume & makeup a couple of days prior to Halloween, so little one will have time to adjust to the new look. source

Jack-o-lantern safety

Creating a jack-o-lantern? Steer her clear of ones with candles and use glow sticks. source

Applying makeup

When using makeup on a child avoid the eye area, nostrils, ears, and nothing should go inside the mouth source

Halloween safety tip

If your kids are old enough to trick-or-treat without an adult, tell your kids to stay in a group. – http://ow.ly/d3jdR

Flashlights at Halloween

Consider using a flashlight or glow stick instead of a candle to light your pumpkin. http://bit.ly/Pu8cl7

Know where to trick or treat

Have kids trick-or-treat in areas where there are a lot of people around & avoid taking short-cuts through alleys. http://bit.ly/NMYwEt

Manners at Halloween

When trick or treating have kids wait at end of the line before going to door if there are people there before you. http://bit.ly/PrvREW

Halloween makeup

Wearing makeup for halloween? Test in a small area first. Remove it before bedtime to prevent skin irritation. http://1.usa.gov/Pu8gBE

Halloween walk about

Walking around neighborhood for Halloween? Bring a stroller or wagon, so if they get tired you have a backup plan. http://bit.ly/R7gFO9

Trick or Treat tip

A good meal prior to parties and trick-or-treating will discourage youngsters from filling up on Halloween treats. http://bit.ly/NMYwEt

Removing items for trick-or-treaters

To keep homes safe for visiting trick-or-treaters, parents should remove from the porch and front yard anything a child could trip over such as garden hoses, toys, bikes and lawn decorations.

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Keeping together when trick-or-treating

If your kids are old enough to trick-or-treat without an adult, tell your kids to stay in a group.

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Safety for Halloween

Have your kids trick-or-treat in areas where there are a lot of people around. They should also avoid taking short-cuts through alleys and parking lots.

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Taking turns when trick-or-treating

When trick or treating have kids wait at the end of the line before you go to the door if there are people there before you. Pushing only results in accidents and spilled treat bags.

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Wearing makeup for halloween?

Always test make-up in a small area first. Remove it before bedtime to prevent skin and eye irritation.

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Treking for halloween tip

Walking around the neighborhood with a toddler for Halloween? Bring a stroller or wagon. That way if they get tired of walking you have a back up plan that doesn’t involve you carrying them.

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Eating before going trick-or-treating

A good meal prior to parties and trick-or-treating will discourage youngsters from filling up on Halloween treats

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The better halloween mask

Halloween masks are a chore, and it’s the first thing a tot will rip off when trick-or-treating, instead of masks, have your kids wear make-up so they can see better.

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Halloween and good manners

Halloween is a good opportunity to teach good manners. Always be polite and say trick or treat. Then make sure you say thank you after you receive the treat.

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