Monsters and aliens are not the only scary things out on October 31st. Trips and falls (or even more serious accidents) can put a damper on Halloween festivities. But a little preparation and thought can go a long way in protecting your children from harm. The following tips taken from the American Academy of Pediatrics will help you to make this Halloween a safe one for you and your family.
Remind your children that it’s important to:
American Academy of Pediatrics
Los Angeles Fire Department, Halloween Safety Tips
Caring for Kids, The Canadian Paediatric Society
American Academy of Pediatrics website. Available at:http://www.aap.org/advocacy/releases/octhalloween.cfm. Accessed June 22, 2010.
National Safety Council website. Available at:http://www.nsc.org/.