More Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is an exciting time of year for kids, and to help ensure they have a safe holiday, here are some tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).



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* Plan costumes that are bright and reflective. Make sure that shoes fit well and that costumes are short enough to prevent tripping, entanglement or contact with flame.

* Consider adding reflective tape or striping to costumes and trick-or-treat bags for greater visibility.

* Because masks can limit or block eyesight, consider non-toxic makeup and