What... (i.e. camp, dance class, birthday party)
        
 
Pick a NYMetroParents Region: All Regions   Manhattan    Brooklyn    Queens    Westchester    Rockland   Fairfield    Nassau    Suffolk  

Resources

   

TEN TIPS FOR A SAFE AND HAPPY HALLOWEEN

     Home  >  Articles  > Recreation/Outings
by courtesy of Candy Dynamics and Toxic Waste Sour Candy

Related:



All kids love to trick-or-treat, but remember these important guidelines to ensure that your kids remain safe...

 

• Always travel in small groups, accompanied by an adult if under the age of 12.

• Refrain from dressing up in very long costumes and oversized shoes, which can easily cause you to trip.

• Walk, do not run, from house to house.

• Travel only in familiar neighborhoods.

• Only stop at houses or apartment buildings that are well lit. 

• Remain outside the door and never enter a person’s home.

• Wear reflective tape on costumes and bags so you are visible to traffic and other trick-or-treaters.

• Always walk on sidewalks.  In neighborhoods with no sidewalks, walk on the left side of the street, facing traffic.

• Always cross streets as a group on established crosswalks.

• Whenever possible, use makeup instead of masks.  Besides being uncomfortable, masks can obstruct a child’s view of traffic, steps, and holiday decorations.

• Never eat candy before returning home and having a parent or responsible adult inspect it.

 

Visit www.toxicwastecandy.com for more Halloween safety tips.


Get Your FREE Indoor Activity eGuide!

More Recreation/Outings Articles

DanceAfrica 2011 at BAM: Viva Cuba!

Brooklyn May Calendar Highlights: Family Activities
Spring 2011 Bird Watching Events in Westchester County, NY
Westchester County, NY, May Calendar Highlights: Activities for Families
YMCA Branches Citywide to Host Healthy Kids Day, April 16th

Be a good fellow parent and share this with a friend who would be interested
Email Friend

Local Recreation/Outings Sponsors

Westport's Academy of Dance
345 Post Road W.
Westport, CT
203-226-9987
Westport's Academy of Dance has been teaching clas...

Learning Express Toys of Manhattan
462 Second Ave, btw. 26th and 27th St
New York, NY
212-684-TOYS
Your local destination for Unique and Educational ...

Deerkill Day Camp
54 Wilder Road
Suffern, NY
845-354-1466
Deerkill Day Camp, celebrating its 57th season und...

Gamin' Ride - Long Island
105 Hoover Place
Centerport, NY
516-680-1877
Gamin' Ride is a Mobile Interactive Entertainment ...

Condors Swimming Club
845-638-4381
From learning the basics to competing at national ...
See Our Recreation/Outings Directory

local zones

Nassau

Nassau cont.

Suffolk

Suffolk cont.

Westchester

Westchester cont.

Fairfield

Rockland

Rockland cont.

Queens

Queens cont.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn cont.

Manhattan

Copyright 2014 NY Metro Parents Magazine Site Design: THE VOICE