Trick-or-Treating Promotes Social and Emotional Skill Development!
There are many benefits to trick-or-treating (besides all the yummy candy). When your child joins other children in your neighborhood for some trick-or-treating, that child actively experiments with emotional and social roles. Going door-to-door and socializing with friends and neighbors, helps in the development of feelings and building self-esteem. Children also engage in conversations that will help them work with others in society.
Other benefits include:
Additional articles on the benefits of trick-or-treating for children:
Washington Post-It’s Good for Them
Moon Child-10 Benefits of Dress-up Play for Children
Beliefnet-7 Reasons to go Trick-or-Treating
Flippos-How Halloween Benefits your Children
Romper-The Benefits of Trick-or-Treating for Kids, According to Experts
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