Chris O’Kelley

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MIXED-ISH - "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" - The popular girls at school ask Rainbow to join their group Halloween costume as Tootie from "The Facts of Life." She thinks this is finally her opportunity to fit in, but Denise views the situation differently. Meanwhile, Alicia doesn't want the kids to go trick-or-treating after Harrison and his colleagues tell her about all the dangerous things that can happen, on "mixed-ish," airing TUESDAY, OCT. 29 (9:00-9:30 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (Byron Cohen via Getty Images) TIKA SUMPTER, ETHAN CHILDRESS, MYKAL-MICHELLE HARRIS

It’s the night kids of all ages look forward to, I mean, It’s a night of candy that will last for months!

Here are some tips to make sure everyone has a fun and safe night.

 

Costume Safety

  • All costumes, wigs and accessories should be fire-resistant
  • Avoid masks, which can obstruct vision
  • If children are allowed out after dark, fasten reflective tape to their costumes and bags, or give them glow sticks
  • When buying Halloween makeup, make sure it is nontoxic and always test it in a small area first
  • Remove all makeup before children go to bed to prevent skin and eye irritation

While out on the Prowl

  • A responsible adult should accompany young children on the neighborhood rounds
  • If your older children are going alone, plan and review a route acceptable to you
  • Agree on a specific time children should return home
  • Teach your children never to enter a stranger’s home or car
  • Instruct children to travel only in familiar, well-lit areas and stick with their friends
  • Tell your children not to eat any treats until they return home
  • Children and adults are reminded to put down all electronic devices.  keep heads up and walk, don’t run, across the street

Safety Tips for Drivers.

  • Watch for children walking on roadways, medians and curbs
  • Enter and exit driveways and alleys carefully
  • At twilight and later in the evening, watch for children in dark clothing
  • Discourage new, inexperienced drivers from driving on Halloween