Halloween is loads of fun. With the candy, costumes, Halloween parties, and Halloween treats, it is right up there high on the list of most fun holidays to celebrate! However, it is also an important holiday to discuss safety with kids and here are some important halloween safety tips for kids. This post is brought to you by Crest.
10 Halloween Safety Tips For Kids
Discuss these Halloween safety tips for kids with your children before they go trick or treating. It is good to do a quick run down of these Halloween safety tips each year as kids often need reminders.
1. Stay Visible
Trick or Treating usually happens about dusk and proceeds into the darkness of evening. Use some of those fun glow in the dark bands, carry a flashlight, or wear reflective clothing but make sure you stay visible to cars and people.
2. Watch Your Step
Candy can be pretty exciting and distracting but make sure you are walking on the side walk when there is one or staying close to the curb so as not to get into the flow of traffic. Also, be sure to look both ways before you cross the street.
3. Dress Appropriately
It is always hard to know what the weather will be like when you are planning your costume. If it is cold out, make sure to layer up under your costume and stay warm while you are out trick or treating.
4. Buddy System
If children are old enough and allowed to go without parental supervision, make sure to stay in groups of at least 2 children.
5. Check In
If children are old enough and allowed to go alone, they should still check in with their parent by phone at preset times.
6. Don’t Ever Go Inside
Even if you are trick or treating at a neighbor’s house, it is safest to not ever go inside for any reason. (The only exception being if you are with your parent and they say it ok because they are with you.)
7. Stay in Well-Lit Areas
It is best to trick or treat in areas with good street lights. Also, don’t go to houses that don’t have their lights on.
8. Make Sure Candy Is Sealed
Never eat candy that has a torn wrapper or is already opened.
9. Don’t Over Indulge
You don’t want to wake up with a tummy ache. Only eat a responsible amount of candy that your parent has approved of. According to a Crest Halloween Survey, 72.7% of mothers limit their children to a maximum of 10 pieces of candy on Halloween.
10. Brush Your Teeth
When eating extra sweets, it is so important do a great job brushing and flossing afterwards to give your teeth protection against cavities.
Crest Oral Care In- Store Deals
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It is impossible to avoid the temptation of candy entirely but don’t worry because Crest has you covered this Halloween season! Don’t forget to practice these Halloween safety tips for kids and have fun!