Sun Safety {fun and safe in the sun booklet}

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Getting ready for a hot summer? Make sure your kids don’t sizzle like sausages on a BBQ by reviewing how to stay ‘SUN SAFE!’

This 44 page booklet will reinforce and support your classroom discussions about sun safety – end the year with some fun in the sun!

Please check out the preview for a closer look at the resources in this pack! Included are:

• Hats – which hats are sun safe and which are not?
• Sun safe vocabulary activities (add the vowels to make the words; order the words alphabetically)
• Let’s have a close look at your sun screen – what is the SPF? Can you read any of the ingredients? How often does it need to be re applied?
• Sun facts in numbers (e.g. how hot is the surface of the sun? How many planet Earths would fit inside the sun? etc)
• Use the global map to show which countries are experiencing Summer and which are experiencing winter
• Make hay while the sun shines! Do you have any goals you’d like to achieve this summer?
• What times of the day are the rays from the sun the strongest?
• Draw a picture of yourself being sun safe (includes a list of prompts to tick off as they draw)
• Measure your shadows throughout the day with a piece of string…what do you notice?
• 10 summer challenges to tick off (how many licks does it take you to eat a single scoop ice cream? The average is 50!)
• Summer word find
• How much water are you drinking? Why is it important to drink lots of water in summer?
• Summer maze
• Glue a photo of your head into your booklet and then draw on some sun safe glasses!
• How do you stay sun safe at the beach?
• Add to the hat and T-shirt outlines to make them more sun-safe. Decorate to suit your personal style!
• Fill in the gaps page (e.g. “In my country the months of summer are……..”)
• Yummy summer food facts (Did you know that the ice pop/ ice block was accidently invented in 1905 by an 11 year old boy?!)
• Sunscreen can/has/is graphic organiser
• Name 3 people who…. (have had swimming lessons; who can tell you where a shady spot to sit is; who put sunscreen on this morning etc.)
• Silly summer jokes
• Rhyme time! Write a silly poem based around the rhyming words of FUN and SUN
• Things to think about – what could be done at your school to provide more shade etc.
• Use a dictionary to find the meanings of some ‘sun themed’ words (solar, ultraviolet etc.)
• Where’s your favourite shady place to relax?
• Draw some creative sun safe hat onto the heads
• What do you most love about summer?
• Make a map of the areas you like to play in and mark the most sun safe places with a thumbs up
• Sun safety facts- true or false questions
• Summer themed coloring pages and blank writing recording sheets
• Sun safe acrostic poem template

Looking for other Summer resources? You might want to have a peek at these!

Tide Pools {Fun & facts about the Rocky Shore}.
Ice Cream in a Bag - make it without a freezer!.
Bubble Bubble! {Fun and facts about bubble blowing}.

This resource is also included as part of this great value bundle:

Summer Bundle {Sun safety, ice cream and summer nature booklet}.


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