Wed 21 October 2020
The season with ghosts, trolls, costumes and eating too much candy is here. Whether you are a Halloween enthusiast or just someone who loves autumn, here are our top five home decorating tips plus some safety tips for the scariest night of the year.
- Seasonal lighting: Glowing orange or skeleton headlights in a tree or around the door will give a spooky glow and will also help your tricks or therapists find their way.
- Witch Cauldron: An old pot or cheap plastic jug filled with dry ice is a classic way to make your entrance spooky inviting.
- Cobwebs: Spread cobwebs for a simple and safe Halloween accent.
- Pumpkins: Carved or not, pumpkins are a festive, fun, simple and classic way to celebrate the autumn season.
- Festive wreaths: Orange and black wreaths or streamers can be used both indoors and outdoors in different ways.
Safety Tips for Halloween:
For those who love it, Halloween is one of the most exciting fun days of the year. But when crowds of young children roam the streets in costumes and fill themselves with sweets, while young people and students do the same but look for excitement and chaos, much can go wrong. Here are some ways you can help your neighborhood and community stay safe.
- Keep the lights on: Everyone knows that a porch lamp on Halloween means a house is open for tricks or treatment. But lights can also help your visitors navigate safely in your home and porch.
- Clear sidewalks: Make sure your sidewalks and walkways are free of anything that may obstruct the vision of trick-or-treaters or cause them to stumble and fall.
- Do not be too freaky: Incredibly, intimidation can be traumatic for younger children. So if you want to go out with fun and scary Halloween decor, save it for a situation with adults and older kids who know what they're getting into.
- Monitoring: If your area tends to be busy on Halloween is One of the best things you can do is keep an eye on things and be a friendly and safe person for a child who gets lost, scared or injured. Young people behave better when they have a visible adult presence and know that they can contact someone for help.
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