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Holly leaves and berries graphicAt Acorn we don’t want to put a damper on Christmas festivities and family fun. However we have prepared a brief checklist to help to reduce the risk of accidents.

1. Shop wisely and buy toys that meet safety requirements.

2. Ensure toys are age appropriate

3. Keep small things out of your child’s reach

4. Beware of food allergies

5. Immediately discard plastic wrapping on toys, which can cause suffocation

6. Keep children out of the kitchen

7. Remove alcohol from your Christmas desserts

8. Lock away medicines

9. Be cautious with candles

10. Turn off Christmas fairy lights at night and check smoke alarms

 

You can also download this festive checklist as a PDF.