A flashlight is also an important thing to have. This will help children see where they are going, since some streets will be very dark. This is also a helpful tool for drivers to see children. Glow sticks can also be used. Kids love wearing glow necklaces, too.
Products to help children be seen during the night are also good to place on their costumes. Some stores sell little flashing lights to be pinned on costumes. Reflective tape and reflective products are also a good idea to place on costumes.
Fire and very hot objects are used during this holiday for decorations. It is always good to make sure your child's costume is flame resistant. Candles are placed inside jack-o-lanterns, which is something children need to be aware of. They need to know not to mess with any type of flame, no matter how small it is. Just to be on the safe side, make sure your child knows the "stop, drop, and roll" procedure.
Pets may also be roaming around on Halloween night. Children should not play with any of them. You never know if they are carrying a disease or have a terrible temper. You do not want your child to get bitten.
There are also alternatives one can do instead of going door to door for Halloween fun. The department store malls usually pass out candy from store to store. You will also see many adult workers dressed up in costumes. One can also take kiddos to a local church that may provide fun Halloween festivities.
Halloween is a great time for children to have a good time. Aside from entertainment, the most important factor during this holiday is to do everything you can to keep you and your children safe.