It’s that time of the year again! With Halloween fast approaching, it’s only a matter of days before ghostly ghouls litter the streets in search of tricks and treats. For kids, it’s an exciting chance to dress up as their favorite creature or character and indulge in an overload of sweets — and as parents, you are along for the ride! Make sure your children have a spooktacular Halloween night with these helpful trick-or-treating tips!
Plan a Route Beforehand:
While the prospect of receiving scores of candy can make for an energetic start, it is easy for your children’s energy levels to peter out from continuous walking. Try planning your trick-or-treating route beforehand to ensure that when finished with the night’s haul, you are back at your doorstep.
Pack Nutritious Food As A Snack:
With stacks of candy within their grasp, it’s all too tempting for kids to dig into their stash and end up with a massive stomach ache. Pack hearty snacks like granola bars or fruit to act as a counterbalance to an overindulgence of sugary sweets.
Check And Prepare For The Weather:
Now that we are deep into autumn, a night spent walking through the neighborhood might be chillier than a spooky costume was intended for. Protect your kids from falling prey to flu-season by checking the weather forecast beforehand and bringing along a jacket or other weather-dependent items on your journey. Their costumes will still be scary from the warmth of an insulated jacket!
Hope everyone has a wonderfully spooky Halloween!