Courtesy of Nemours KidsHealth
From the candy to the costumes, Halloween is a fun-filled time for kids and parents. Here's how to make it a safe, trick-free treat.
(Note: Follow your area’s COVID-19 guidelines and keep kids home if they’re sick with COVID-19 or any other illness.)
Dressing Your Little Ghouls & Goblins
Kids under age 12 should:
For all kids:
When kids get home:
Make sure trick-or-treaters are safe when visiting your home too. Remove anything that could cause them to trip or fall on your walkway or lawn. Make sure the lights are on outside your house and light the walkway to your door, if possible. Keep family pets away from trick-or-treaters, even if they seem harmless to you.
Halloween Goodies — What You Give Out and What Kids Get
Date reviewed: October 2022