Helpful Halloween Safety Tips Kids Can Enjoy With A Fun Halloween Quiz

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Halloween Safety Tips Kids Can Have Fun WithHalloween is the perfect time to teach our children about safety. We have helpful Halloween safety tips kids can enjoy learning about with you.

You’ll find them right here on this page as a matter of fact, so pull up a chair and get the kids. We also have a scary good Halloween Safety Quiz for the whole family to enjoy.

That’s right dearies, a spooky Halloween Safety Quiz!  It’s tricksy; it’s scary and it’s hard!

Do you dare take the Halloween Safety Quiz? How Halloween Safe are you? Let’s find out!

Halloween is the day to dress-up in fun or scary costumes and go trick or treating.  It’s the time to go to parties and eat sweet treats ~ Hurray for Halloween!

Remember these Halloween safety tips to make sure all you have is fun and everyone is safe.

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Howling Halloween Safety Tips Kids Can Learn

Take time to discuss Halloween Safety with youngsters

Halloween is full of fun & laughter for everyone. With a little bit of extra time and discussion, we can make Halloween a super safe holiday without any scary moments. Well, except for the scary cool ghouls and goblins at the door!

Halloween Safety TipsOn this page, I’ve done my best to include the very best Halloween safety tips kids can enjoy learning about. The next step is to work together to put the tips to work for our holiday fun. Take time to sit down with your kids to work out a plan for Halloween.

Will they be ‘trick or treating’ or will they attend festivals and carnivals instead? Or are they invited to or hosting a Halloween party?

Will there be one or more adults going along or supervising a group or party?

Are your sidewalks clear of any trip hazards and fire hazards? Are your outside lights working properly?

Do your young trick or treaters have safety light reflectors on their costumes or do they have safety lights to carry?

This isn’t an all inclusive checklist of Halloween safety questions, but is intended to be a catalyst for family discussion. As you get your Halloween costumes and candy ready for holiday fun, take some time to get your Halloween safety plans worked out together. Most of all, have a happy and safe Halloween!

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Hanna-Barbera Unicef Halloween Safety Tips

Featuring Scooby Doo and The Flintstone Kids! This is from Hanna-Barbera’s first Unicef Halloween… Just some safety tips that would be played between cartoon shows like Scooby Doo for example.  They’re so cute.  And they’re still pretty applicable too.


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13 Halloween Safety Tips Kids Can Learn

These are practical Halloween safety tips kids can learn by solving the “word puzzle” The tips are from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Kids ~ write down all the letters in bold for a secret message!

Swords, knives, and similar costume accessories should be short, soft, and flexible.
Avoid trick-or-treating alone. Walk in groups or with a trusted adult.
Fasten reflective tape to costumes and bags to help drivers see you.
Examine all treats for choking hazards and tampering before eating them. Limit the amount of treats you eat.

Hold a flashlight while trick-or-treating to help you see and others see you.
Always test make-up in a small area first. Remove it before bedtime to prevent skin and eye irritation.
Look both ways before crossing the street. Use established crosswalks wherever possible.
Lower your risk for serious eye injury by not wearing decorative contact lenses.
Only walk on sidewalks or on the far edge of the road facing traffic to stay safe.
Wear well-fitting masks, costumes, and shoes to avoid blocked vision, trips, and falls.
Eat only factory-wrapped treats. Avoid eating homemade treats unless you know the cook well.
Enter homes only if you’re with a trusted adult. Otherwise, stay outside.
Never walk near lit candles or luminaries. Be sure to wear flame-resistant costumes.


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Halloween Safety Quiz

Kids, Costumes, Candy, Pets & Halloween…Oh My!

1. Kids Halloween costumes should be made of _________ material.
2. Wear a costume that makes it hard to be seen so you can scare more people.
3. What can you take with you when you go trick or treating that will help you find your way and help others see you too?
4. Swords, knives and other costume accessories should be nice and sharp before you go trick or treating.
5. Attach _______________ to costumes, masks and bags to make it easier to be seen, especially by drivers.
6. Be sure to place some lit jack-o-lanterns right next to doorways and landings.
7. Regarding Halloween candy, when in doubt, __________ .
8. Kids should eat all their trick or treat candy before they get home so they don't have to share it.
9. Baked goods and other homemade treats should be eaten first so that they don't spoil.
10. Enjoy a light Halloween dinner before going out trick or treating so that it won't be so tempting to start eating candy before your parents can check it.
11. Should you leave your dog or cat outside during trick or treating hours on Halloween night?
12. Can our pets be with us as we greet trick or treaters at the front door?

Be sure to click Submit Quiz to see your results!


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Halloween Safety Tips for Trick or Treaters : How to Inspect Candy

Everyone loves Halloween candy! Learn how to inspect your candy while trick or treating in this free child safety video from our safe Halloween expert.


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Consider Non-Food Treats For Trick Or Treaters

Jack-O-Lantern Trick or Treat Bags (Pack of 50)

Consider giving out non-food treats for trick or treaters who visit your home. Things like coloring books, stickers, pens and pencils or other small toys will reassure parents and may provide the child entertainment for a good while longer than candy would last.

The handy thing about giving out non-food Halloween treats is that you can make up Halloween gift bags for your trick or treaters ahead of time. Use some cute Halloween cello bags or party favor bags to include small gifts they can fit into their trick or treat buckets or bags.

Have some left over? You could take them to children at a homeless shelter or hospital if you want to donate them. Or, you can disassemble the favor bags and put everything away for next year!

If you use small gifts and favors that aren’t Halloween themed, then you can use them for stocking stuffers at Christmas.  Another way to use any leftovers is to give them as Christmas or birthday party favors. How’s that for being thrifty AND Halloween safe?

Despicable Me Bounce Balls Favors, 6ctParty Favors 12/Pkg-Alphabet RulersFlip Flop Notepad Party Favors, 12ctDisney Frozen Stampers Party Favors (10 Stampers)Halloween Coloring Book (Novelty Coloring Book)Crayola Crayons 8 in a Box (Pack of 12) 96 Crayons Total


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Halloween Safety Tips for Children

Get expert Halloween safety tips in this free Halloween video clip from the National Fire Protection Association.


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Halloween Safety Resource Links

I hope you found some Halloween safety tips kids will remember and enjoy.  There’s lots of information available to help make your Halloween a safe one:

Playing It Safe on Halloween
On the spookiest night of the year, have fun and stay safe. Find out how in this article for kids.

Halloween Safety Tips
Be safe this Halloween with these Halloween safety tips for children, pets, and adults!

Halloween Safety; National Crime Prevention Council
Halloween is an evening of fun, costumes, and candy.  Be sure to pick up the free downloads of McGruff Safety Quiz and Coloring Page and McGruff Safety Tips and Maze.

ASPCA | Halloween Safety Tips
Halloween Safety Tips: No Scaredy Cats This Halloween, Top 10 Safety Tips for Pet Parents

Halloween safety starts at home –
Halloween safety tips: There’s nothing spooky about Halloween safety. Consider these common-sense tips.

Are You Going To Be Safe This Halloween?


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This post participated in the Facebook Pinterest Party group Halloween Blog Hop. The other posts in the hop are listed below.  Please stop by and visit them for some wonderful Halloween recipes, costume ideas and more!


1 Paula Atwell Gothic Lolita Dresses & Accessories

2 Kristen Carrasco Pumpkin Spice Truffles (naturally vegan & gluten free!)

3 Megan Burgess Chamberlin 3 Easy “Funkin” Pumpkin Makeovers

4 Corrinna Johnson Creepy Spider Ice Cream Sandwiches For Halloween

5 Sylvia Mayfield Helpful Halloween Safety Tips With A Fun Halloween Quiz To Take

6 Jamie Dick Yonash Costume Ideas for Sisters

7 Katy Mitchell Pumpkin Cheesecake

8 Kori Tomelden – Origins Of Halloween

9 Anjanette Young – Homemade Halloween Treat Bags

10 Linette Gerlach~ Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream Recipe- Dairy Free

11 Tracey Jade Boyer Graveyard Cake – The Perfect Finger Food!

12 Ashleigh Walls DIY Halloween Craft Ghost Button Decor

13 Katy Mitchell Halloween Themed Shirts

14 Paula Atwell  Harley Quinn Cosplay Costumes

15 Sylvia Mayfield How To Decorate Halloween Eyeball Cupcakes

16 Corrinna Johnson Spooky & Cute Halloween Costumes Tween Girls Will Love To Wear

17 Linda Martin Halloween Origin History: Samhain & All Saint’s Eve

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10 Comments on “Helpful Halloween Safety Tips Kids Can Enjoy With A Fun Halloween Quiz”

  1. You have so much information and great tips here – I really like giving out small favors instead of candy. It’s nice to see some new ideas.

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