5 Practical Trick-or-Treating Tips
Photo courtesy of the Reader's Digest website.
Below is a list of a few quick tips to consider while out this Halloween and a fun Fall Event to attend, as well as a tasty Halloween craft the whole family will enjoy. Presented by The Children's Spot.
Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips
1. Plan your route beforehand.Knowing where you are going is not only safer, but better for your feet! It just makes the whole evening run smoother and more candy-filled.
2. Wear comfortable footwear.There will most likely be at least one hour of somewhat rigorous walking, so it's always a good idea to have comfy shoes on -- all of you! The glass slippers can be shown off back at home.
3. Use Face paint.If possible, avoid wearing masks. Masks can obstruct vision, something that is very important for those kiddos while navigating the costumed streets. Use non-toxic face paint to create your own unique mask!
4. Avoid long costumes.To avoid tripping, make sure to hem the little one's costumes so they don't drag along the ground. As a bonus, it also keeps the costume much cleaner!
5. Keep well-lit.It's always a good idea to apply reflective tape to costumes so they remain visible. Another option is having a light-up treat bag. And it's always good to have a spare flashlight.
Source: Reader's Digest, "7 Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips"
Fall FestivalThe Children's Spot will be hosting their annual Halloween event on the 29th! There will be a patting zoo, vendors, arts & crafts, and so much more!
Tasty Spooky Treat
Easy Halloween Spider Cookies
This tasty recipe by Princess Pinky Girl will entice and frighten the whole family!
Here is what you need:
- Any type of homemade cookie – you can use a store bought refrigerated sugar cookie, homemade cookie.
- Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup
- Candy Eyes
- Chocolate Drizzle-and-design chocolate
Here is what you do:
- Bake your cookies, as directed
- As soon as you pull them from the oven, use the bottom of a teaspoon measurer and gently press a divot into the cookie
- Let the cookies cool completely
- Prepare your drizzle chocolate according to the directions provided
- Take a Reese’s and place some chocolate along the bottom and press the Reese’s onto the divot in the cookie
- Let Reese’s set
- Take your candy eyes and place a dab of melted chocolate on the back and place on the side of the Reese’s
- Let eyes set
- Use your chocolate drizzle to make spiders legs on the cookie
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Halloween Spider Cookies