A study found there are about 2,000 a year in the U.S., and that’s just people who end up in the E.R. 84% of them happen in October. November is next at 11%.
Experts say even adults should really be using those orange pumpkin-carving knives. They’re a lot safer than a real knife. For kids under 10, think about painting pumpkins instead. Or YOU may want to do the carving for them.