your child's costume with light-colored or reflective clothing. Add
reflective tape to bicycles, skateboards and shoes.
identification (name and phone number) inside your child's costume.
face paint and hats instead of masks for better night vision.
with fresh batteries and show your children how they work.
"stop-drop-roll" with your child in case of fire on costume.
a good meal for the kids before they haunt the neighborhood - discourage
them from eating candy until they arrive back home. Check their candy
the route your kids will take. If it's age appropriate to be without
an adult, agree on a specified time for those children to return.
dogs and cats in a safe room for the evening. Check collars and name
your children that it they become lost, to stay put ("hug a tree")
and you'll find them.
On Halloween Night:
on sidewalks and out of the street.
street only at corners and look both ways.
flashlight wisely. Don't point it in anyone's face.
just because you can see a car, it can't always see you.
don't run across the street.
careful around animals. They are anxious and
fearful this night.
from candles and open fires.
only where the porch light is on.
a stranger's home or car.
candy so an adult can check it before you eat.
Have a Happy and Safe Halloween
from all of us at Child's Play Family Daycare
*Beary* special thanks to
for the wonderful graphics for this page.
Copyright © 1999-2002 Child's Play Family Daycare All rights