Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Halloween Trunk or Treat an alternative to traditional trick-or-treating

Halloween Trunk or Treat an alternative to traditional trick-or-treating that is picking up steam throughout the country. Let’s face it, every little gremlin enjoys grabbling and gobbling up as much candy as possible. The idea being scary or being scared only adds to the kids’ excitement.

The challenge for parents is to help the greedy goblins have fun and stay safe. For this reason, Halloween trunk or treat is an alternative to traditional trick-or-treating. The events draw kids from all over a community or town while providing at lease some measure of safety.

A Halloween trunk or treat alternative to traditional trick-or-treating doesn’t have to be a complicated affair. Families in a neighborhood can park cars around the cul-de-sac with trunks filled with candy or other goodies. A few decorations on the car are a must. Let the kids bring flashlights and go from trunk to trunk collecting candy.

Small scale trunk or treat events of a few families can be put together in a couple of days. An organizer will need to take the lead to secure a spot (maybe their own front yard), set a time and get the other parents on board quickly. Once that is accomplished much of the work is done.

Our article on How to Have a Trunk or Treat This Year contains other tips that may be helpful.

Halloween Trunk or Treat an alternative to traditional trick-or-treating is fun for everyone. The kids get an opportunity to show off their costumes and decide among their friends who is the scariest. Parents can talk with each other to pass the time while watching their children have fun. Best of all, the kids get candy and stay safe. That’s an unbeatable combination.