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halloween safety tips for parties

Updated on October 23, 2011

halloween party safety tips

Having a Halloween party, either one for adult or for children,
 is definitely great fun! In order to have things run smoothly 
and with no accidents, here are some tips that can be used to 
make your party more enjoyable. With a little planning and 
time to prepare, you have throw a fun, safe Halloween party! 

If using dry ice in a punch bowl, make sure that the person serving keeps any dry ice chips out of drinks! It can cause severe injury if ingested.

If you are holding your party in your house, make sure that you move any breakable pieces of furniture or knick-knacks to another room where they can't get broken. A forgotten heirloom vase that hits the floor could ruin the night for you.

To keep things moving for either an adult party or child's party, make sure that you have some games, like a scavenger hunt or a murder mystery planned in advance.

If you are planning a party for your kids and their friends, see if you can get some of the other mothers to help out with the planning, baking and what ever else needs to be done. Make a block party out of it!

Whip up a batch of Halloween cupcakes the day before, have the kids help you out. Any treats or party food that can be made in advance is always a big help!

Having a pumpkin carving party on the night before Halloween can be a great way to start off the festivities. Either adults, kids or both, you can have a wonderful time and get all your pumpkins carved at the same time!

Set up a table with treats, punch and goodies in your front yard if you live in a small neighborhood. Invite the children and their parents to stop by for refreshments, you'll start a small party right in your front yard! Just make sure you set up a nice yard haunt, too!

If you don't like to send your kids out for trick or treating a good substitute is a home Halloween party.

Adult Halloween parties can be very fun! Hold a costume contest, have a theme party, the possibilities are endless!

If you run short on ideas, there are many Halloween party idea books available at your local book or craft store.

Plan some games in advance to keep your child's Halloween party running smoothly. Kids have short attention spans sometimes, you want to keep it exciting!

Make it spooky with mood music! You can find all kinds of Halloween music and sound effects CDs for kids and adults.

Make your table setting a spooky one using fake spider web, mini pumpkins, and other Halloween items.

Follow our safety rules for a happy and safe Halloween party!



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