Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween Safety Tips for KidsTry to trick-or-treat when it is still light outside.

  • Wear a costume that makes it easy for you to walk, see and be seen.
  • If you must go out at night, make sure your costume is light in color or reflective.
  • Carry a flashlight so you can see and be seen easily.
  • A facemask will keep you from seeing well. take off your mask before crossing the street at the crosswalk.
  • Consider using make up instead of wearing a mask.
  • Have a parent or older brother or sister go trick-or-treating with you.
  • Plan your Trick-or-treat route ahead of time. Pick streets THAT are well-lighted.
  • Cross only at corners or crosswalks; never cross between parked cars or in the middle of the block.
  • If there is no sidewalk, walk facing traffic.
  • Wait until you get home to sort, check and eat your treats.