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SUN SMART

Posted by Kelly Huntley on

Who Needs Sun Protection? Every child and adult needs sun protection. The lighter someone's natural skin colour, the less melanin it has to absorb UV rays and protect itself. The darker a person's natural skin colour, the more melanin it has. But both dark- and light-skinned kids need protection from UV rays because any tanning or burning causes skin damage. Avoid the Strongest Rays of the Day Try to stay in the shade when the sun is at its strongest (usually from 10 a.m. to 2p.m. in the southern hemisphere). If kids are in the sun during this time, apply...

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Suncream Stations in Early Education PDF Education Supplies

Posted by Kelly Huntley on

To encourage self help and also to assist with your sun policy we have created this great weatherproof sign is perfect to leave outside where you have set up your suncream station(don't forget to see our Acrylic Sun Safety Mirror which will complement it very well. www.pdfeducationsupplies.com.au Australia has the highest incidence of skin cancer in the world and sun exposure during childhood significantly increases the risk of developing skin cancer and melanoma. Sand, concrete and water can reflect up to 85% of sunlight and intensify exposure to ultraviolet radiation. Children’s centre staff and centres can play a vital role...

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