Halloween will be here before you know it, and soon the streets will be filled with tiny ghosts, goblins, super heroes and princesses.
The American Red Cross offer several tips on how to keep your little trick-or-treaters safe.
“We want everyone to enjoy this fun-filled night,” said Susan Morris, regional preparedness manager for Oklahoma. “The kids are excited, but first parents need to make sure their kids know what to do in order to have fun and stay safe.”
Whether the little one wants to be a ghost, a princess or a superhero, parents can help keep them safe by following some costume advice:
To maximize safety, plan the route ahead of time. Make sure adults know where children are going. If the children are young, a parent or responsible adult should accompany them as they make their way around the neighborhood.
Other safety tips to follow include:
WELCOMING THE KIDS
If someone is manning the candy giveaway at their house, they can make sure it’s a fun night for all by doing the following: