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Trick Or Treat Check List: 5 Things You Must Do On Halloween

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Halloween is on a school night so it will be a busy day! Here’s your cheat sheet to be prepared for a night of spooky fun and lots of candy on Thursday, October 31st.

 

Have dinner ready.  Order pizza, Jimmy John’s or pull out the crock pot for these go to recipes.

If you want to make it fun check out these healthy, kid-friendly Halloween meals.

 

Before you hit the streets don’t forget to turn off your lights if no one is home and bring a flashlight. Even if your littles are walking age, a wagon or stroller is a good idea to hold candy, coats and tired kids.

 

If you’re passing out candy here are a few things to keep in mind:

  • Blue trick or treat buckets are a signal that the child has autism and may not be able to ask for candy or reply with a thank you.
  • Teal pumpkin baskets are also a signal that a child has a food allergy. If you are handing out a variety of candy it’s always a nice gesture to keep peanut treats separate to avoid contamination.
  • If older kids knock on your door, keep an open mind and let them be a kid for the night – they grow up so quickly and you never know what they’re dealing with at school or at home.

 

Treat or Treat times vary but most cities across metro Detroit have a 6pm to 8pm ordinance.  

 

Take a picture to remember the night and if you post on social tag @littleguidedetroit so we can share!

 

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Carrie Budzinski is the Vice President of LittleGuide Detroit. She grew up in Livonia and Detroit and continues to live life in both cities. Carrie loves exploring the city and finding hidden gems in the suburbs..

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