11 Tips To Keep Children Safe This Holi
Holi is the only festival where everyone indulges wholeheartedly in treating colors and water at each other, no matter which part of the nation they are supposed to be too. However, dealing with all this, you should also ensure that that the soul of holi does not get moistened, and that kids have getaway while you enjoy yourselves with the adults.
- Adult guidance at all times is important. Do not keep kids alone.
- Educate kids, loved ones on using secure, non-toxic colors.
- Since the ground will be wet, advise kids to be cautious while strolling or running.
- Water balloons and pichkaari should be used away from the face, especially your sight and hearing.
- If you have to travel on Holi, ensure that that the windows of the car are shut so that balloons/ colors are obstructed from coming in.
- Make sure the car owner is not with ‘bhaang’ or liquor. Reviews have proven that street injuries increase by 30-40 percent during Holi, so please drive properly.
- It is suggested for using gel colors instead of powdered colors to protect the skin since they are easy to get rid of.
- Also, gel colors do not get blown into the eyes of youngsters.
- If a large drum is used to store water for Holi, ensure that kids do not trim into the pail. Being head large youngsters can fall into it.
- Make kids wear full sleeves clothes and long trousers to protect the delicate skin of the child.
- Apply oil or lotion all over the body to avoid the colors from adhering to the skin. Oil the child’s hair before she goes down to play Holi.
It is suggested that parents have a record of urgent contact numbers ready. This list should include contact numbers of your doctor, nearest medical centre and ambulance. This record should be stored on your mobile phones or kept in a place where it can be found easily.