Safety Tips for Trick or Treaters on Halloween
The Ingham County Sheriff's Office has some tips to keep your children safe on Halloween. Halloween is coming up this Monday and most towns will trick or treat from 6 p.m to 8 p.m.
Tip number one: Costumes should be short enough to prevent tripping. Consider using cosmetics to create fun or scary faces instead of masks.
Tip number two: To help make your child more visible after dark, trick or treaters should carry a brightly colored bag and a flashlight or glow stick.
Tip number three: At all times, watch for traffic and avoid walking in the street whenever possible. An adult should always accompany young children.
Tip number four: A parent should stay within close range of young children at all times and children should never be allowed to go down a street alone. Walk with your children to each house and wait near the porch or front entrance of the home until they return. Check out more safety tips at wilx.com.