ALL ABOUT HALLOWEEN- SAFETY AND OUR FAVOURITE ACTIVITIES

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ALL ABOUT HALLOWEEN- SAFETY AND OUR FAVOURITE ACTIVITIES

This weekend is an opportunity for fun for all— Whether you’ll be trick or treating with family and friends or sporting your best ghoul costume at a halloween event, we want all of the spooky surprises to be left to the jack-o-lanterns. We’ve taken a few moments from our Halloween Movie Marathons to compile a few things to look out for during the festivities. Share these few safety tips with your loved ones for a guaranteed spook-tactic Halloween.  

  

See the bottom of this post for a fun Halloween “Must-Do” list, including the best Halloween songs to carve pumpkins to and classic Halloween movies to watch. 

At Home: 

  

  • - Ensure all Jack-o-lanterns are well ventilated 
  • - Consider illuminating decorations with battery operated lights instead of flame 
  • - Keep lit jack-o-lanterns away from children and pets, supervised, and on sturdy surfaces. 
  • Keep pathways to your home clear of tripping hazards and well lit- Trick-Or-Treater friendly 

  • When commuting, pay extra attention for trick-or-treaters on the roads 

  • Don’t forget your costume!  

   

Trick-or-Treating: 

This Halloween in Muskoka is predicted to be cool— Bundle up!  

  

  • -Only approach homes with the lights on  
  • -Wear reflective clothing and carry a flashlight for your safety  
  • -Only eat candy that is completely sealed and has been checked by an adult you trust  
  • -Do not approach homes alone, always trick-or-treat with an adult or group of others  
  • -Check your costume for tripping hazards  
  • -Only approach homes you know and trust 
  • -Make sure to say “Trick or Treat”!  

   

Halloween Party Events: 

  • Ensure your costume is free of tripping hazards  
  • Plan for a safe ride home, ELIMINATE the option of driving under the influence- Designated driver, pre-order a taxi, stay the night 
  • Don’t go alone- coordinate a buddy system for the night  
  • Attend events only in places you know and trust  
  • When commuting, pay extra attention for trick-or-treaters 
  • Get spooky!  

  

Halloween Must Do List: 

  

Halloween is packed with fun activity opportunities for the whole family! Halloween traditions are so much fun, don't forget to check these off of this year’s list!  

Have a safe and spooky Halloween everyone!  

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