Halloween Safety Tips 2016


Halloween is literally right around the corner. I wanted to share some Halloween Safety tips. My son loves going out trick or treating, and safety is defiantly my number one priority. Do you have a favorite safety tip that you would like to share? Please feel free to do so in the comment section.


Tips

  • Look both ways, I know this sounds simple, but it's not as simple as it sounds.
  • Create rules prior to leaving your home
  • Even if you have the right away. Look both ways.
  • Have a buddy system when with small children.
  • Carpool
  • Prior to leaving ensure that each child can see out of their customs. (if applicable)
  • Have the children hold hands.
  • Do a head count prior to proceeding on to the next home.
  • Don't allow your children to eat the candy prior to it being inspected.
  • Keep an emergency kit in the car and/or on you with the essentials


Tween/Teen Safety

  • Do not eat the candy prior to your parents inspecting it. 
  • Trick or Treat in groups
  • Look both ways while riding your bike or walking
  • Let your parents know where your at, at all times
  • Make sure your cell phone is fully charged
  • Walk on the sidewalks (if applicable)
  • Don't walk and text (be alert at all times of the area) 


Car Safety tips

  • Don't talk/text and drive (put the phone down at all time)
  • Park your car and walk. I know you want the convenience of just being able to jump in your car when it's time to go. However, traffic on a popular street can be really hectic
  • Reverse in the parking space (if applicable )
  • If you're attending a party or even trick or treating at the mall. It's so much easier to try and reverse and park versus trying to back out of a parking space.
  • Ask for help when leaving out a parking space or busy area.While trying to leave out of a parking space have someone an adult get out of the car to assist you. You will be amazed at how many children and adults will walk in front and behind a car while it's in motion.

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10 comments:

  1. Yes, these are all such amazing tips!

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  2. Great tips and I would add wearing reflectors or carry a flash light.

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  3. Good advice, every parent should know about this to keep there safety.

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  4. Very nice safety tips, you can never be too safe when it comes to going outside and the kids are involved. Along with the fun, you can't help but think about the things that can happen especially during times like these.

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  5. These are definitely going to help! I think it's important to consider safety during events like this, a lot of things that you don't expect can happen and it's better to be safe than sorry!

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  6. Great things to remember while having fun too .. Totally on-board with the car safety part!

    — DT | Here I Scribble

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  7. I love that you shared these tips, especially the buddy system as you roam the streets. We're planning to take the kids next week, and we're hoping it's a success.

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  8. I have never participated in Halloween activities but these tips that you share might come in handy one day.

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  9. Halloween is all about fun and these are some great tips to ensure that all is well during the excitement all around. Trick or Treat in groups is the best idea and we need to make sure that the kids are in touch with their parents anytime!

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  10. These are great tips to stay safe on Halloween night.

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