Have a Safe Halloween Night

Before your ghosts and goblins trick or treat this year, parents should keep in mind some safety tips.
  • Carry a Flashlight ~ A glow bracelet, necklace, or flashing attire also work well for visibility.
  • Plan Route in Advance ~ Trick or treat in familiar neighborhoods or areas.
  • Only Visit Lit Houses ~ Residents who do not wish to be bothered by trick or treaters often leave off their lights.
  • Accompany Your Children ~ If they are older and trick or treat without an adult, set firm rules and have them carry a cell phone.
  • Think Practical for Costumes ~ Be sure a child's mask allows full visibility and breathing.
  • Inspect All Candy ~ Never allow children to eat candy before it is inspected and throw away anything that is opened.

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Cut Some Shapes & Roast Those Seeds!



Want to know how to carve the best pumpkin? You'll find tons of tips here, along with a few secrets on how to keep your jack-o-lantern spooking up the neighborhood longer.

HOW-TO GUIDE

Recipes

Monster Eye Balls?

Pumpkin Butter?
Pumpkin Cheesecake, Goblin's Delight, Tips for Cooking With Pumpkin...

Curious? Mouth Watering?

STEP INSIDE for a list.

Crafts

Fun for the young and young at heart!

Why not try ~ Napkin Ghosts, Shrunken Heads, or Trick-or-Treat Buckets?

CRAFT INSTRUCTIONS and more ideas.

Treat Ideas

Great Ideas for
Candy Alternatives:
~ Halloween Themed Tattoos

~ Bubbles

~ Party Favors
~ Silly Putty
~ Mini Bouncing Balls
~ Chewing Gum
~ Crayons/Markers
~ Stickers
~ Hair Barretts
~ Glow Sticks

MORE IDEAS

Halloween Ideas

Did You Know?

Halloween has its origins in the ancient Celtic festival known as Samhain, a celebration of the end of the harvest season in Gaelic culture.

Read more about its roots and traditions around the world.
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