Please read the information below and explain it to your children so they may understand Dotty & Dot's message. After all, we want to keep Halloween FUN and SAFE for all.
*Walk on sidewalks; not in the street.
*Cross the street only at corners and remember to look both ways before crossing.
*Do not hide or cross the street between parked cars.
*Carry a flashlight to light your way.
*Visit only homes that have the porch light on.
*Accept your treats at the door and never go into a strangers house.
*Trick or treat only in familiar areas.
*Go with MOM or DAD or a BUDDY (never go alone).
*Never go into a
*Walk facing the oncoming traffic if there is no
*DO NOT EAT TREATS UNTIL AN ADULT HAS INSPECTED THEM!
Costume Do's & Don'ts:
*Wear light colored costumes to be visible in the dark. Add reflectors to your costume.
*Make sure costumes are not too long (to avoid tripping).
*Secure hats (to keep out of eyes).
*Make sure all costumes accessories are safe and flexible (no sharp or pointy edges).
*Make sure costumes are made of flame retardant material.
*Have an adult thoroughly check all candy and discard any questionable pieces (many police agencies and hospitals offer free x-raying of candy on Halloween).
*Set a specific time for children to be home.
*Give children money to phone home if needed.
*Explain to children the difference between tricks and vandalism.
*Know the route your children will be taking.