Halloween can be a lot of fun for kids and adults.

However, it’s also important to make choices that promote health and safety when costume choice, road and food safety.

Here are a few ways trick-or-treaters can be safe during the spooky celebrations.

1. Consider adding reflective tape costumes or even glow sticks bracelets and necklaces for greater visibility.

2. Test makeup on a small patch of skin to avoid unpleasant surprises and allergic reactions.

3. Instruct children to travel only in familiar, well-lit areas and stick with their friends to avoid road accidents.

4. Give your children a light meal or snack before they head out, so they don't snack on treats from their goody bags.

5. Parents should evaluate each item before it is consumed.