Help your little ones survive Halloween spooks and build family traditions
October 28, 2008
The traditions of Halloween can be especially mystical for children under seven. It raises a variety of strange experiences from walking around their neighborhood at night to encountering strangers in scary costumes. To help create positive memories for your children, preparation is key according to:
Kathleen Olson, University of Minnesota Extension Educator in Family Relations
She says that talking about potential problems ahead of time and planning activities that aren't focused on the spooky activities will help the whole family enjoy Halloween.
To interview this expert, contact the University News Service, (612) 624-5551.