As a horror buff, Halloween is a year-round sort of thing for Andrew Beattie. The Cincinnati dad is used to going all out for October 31, dipping into his horror movie memorabilia collection for decorations. Although things are going to be a little different this year, he’s come up with a solution. To keep things safe this Halloween, Beattie has invented a candy chute for contactless trick-or-treating. Beattie made the actual chute last week from an old Amazon delivery tube that was lying around the house. With the help of his 6-year-old daughter and some paint, it only took 20 minutes to whip up the delivery system and attach it to their front stair rail.
… The idea is that Beattie just has to drop treats from the top into a candy bucket being held below. It actually solves two problems: sometimes kids or parents have mobility issues, so this means no one has to navigate the steps.