-Turn on outdoor lights, and replace burnt-out bulbs.
-Remove items from your yard or porch that might trip a child.
-Sweep wet leaves from your steps and driveway.
-Use alternative to candles in your pumpkins, such as a flashlight or a battery-operated candle.
-Remember that some children have food allergies. Consider giving treats other than candy, such as stickers, erasers or a yo-yo.
Alternatives to traditional trick-or-treating
-Local community centres sometimes offer Halloween night activities.
-Local shopping centres often have trick-or-treat nights for young children in a more controlled environment.
-Plan a Halloween night at home with themed games and movies. Invite friends.