Your goblin may look really scary in that mask, but can he see out of the eye holes? Is your princess going to trip on her long flowing gown? Will drivers be able to see your vampires on a dark road?
Some experts call dangerous Halloween costumes “Deadly Cute.”
Before you send your pirate out to collect her candy treasure, do a quick safety check. Did you use non-toxic face paint instead of a mask? Did you put reflective tape on the costumes to help drivers see them more easily? Did you give them flashlights to help them see where they are walking and make them more noticeable to drivers? Did you remind them to stay on the sidewalks and look both ways before crossing the street? Read our guest blog post to see how one mom plans Halloween costumes for her children.