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    Resources for early childhood centres

    Type of resource

    SunSmart Hat-Wearing Toolkit
    Brochures and flyers
    eLearning and teaching resources
    Fact sheets
    Posters and charts
    Song and video for children

     

    SunSmart Hat-Wearing Toolkit

    The toolkit provides a step by step process and resources to improve SunSmart hat-wearing behaviour and create a proud SunSmart culture. All resources are downloadable. 

    Small SunSmart Hat-Wearing Toolkit Resource Pack

    A small pack of posters and pamphlets designed to improve hat wearing behaviour amongst students and staff. To order your free copy order online or phone Cancer Council 13 11 20. Please note hard copy resources are available to SunSmart members only.
     

    Large SunSmart Hat-Wearing Toolkit Resource Pack

    A large pack of posters and pamphlets designed to improve hat wearing behaviour amongst students and staff. To order your free copy order online or phone Cancer Council 13 11 20. Please note hard copy resources are available to SunSmart members only.

     

    Brochures and flyers

    One of these things is not like the others

    These flyers show children and families what style of hats are SunSmart. Attach to your newsletter, enrolment pack or just pop in children's bags. Click on the image to download. Please note that this flyer is not available in hard copy.

    Sun protection for babies and toddlers

    Damage to children's skin begins with their first exposure to sunlight, and it damages much more easily than adults. This brochure provides important information on how to protect babies and children. To order your free copy order online, phone Cancer Council 13 11 20 or click on the image to download.

    SunSmart on the go

    This double sided flyer promotes the free SunSmart app which provides daily sun protection times for locations across Australia. It's a reminder that UV can damage our skin regardless of the season, and that a combination of the five sun protection measures are recommended when the UV is 3 and above. To order your free copy order online, phone Cancer Council 13 11 20 or click on the image to download.

    10 myths about sun protection

    Myths such as "people with olive skin are not at risk of skin cancer" can put people at risk of skin damage and skin cancer. This brochure busts the 10 common myths within the community. To order your free copy order online, phone Cancer Council 13 11 20 or click on the image to download.

    UV radiation and skin cancer prevention

    One quarter of South Australians are incorrectly relying on the temperature to determine when they need to protect their skin. This resource provides information about uv radiation, the difference between uv and heat and how to prevent skin cancer by being SunSmart. To order your free copy order online, phone Cancer Council 13 11 20 or click on the image to download.

     

    eLearning and teaching resources

    Generation SunSmart

    An interactive program that not only teaches students the importance of skin protection, but also provides a free professional development program for teaches. Click on the image to visit Generation SunSmart.

     

    Fact sheets

    A series of fact sheets that provide the latest detailed information on the five sun protection messages, including Australian Standards for sunglasses, clothing fabric and shade cloth, brim width for hats, and explains the specifics of sunscreen. Please note the fact sheets are not available in hard copy, but can be downloaded by clicking on the images below.



    Posters and charts

    Are you SunSmart?

    A great poster (420mm H x 200mm W) that displays the five ways to be SunSmart when outdoors. To order your free copy order online, phone Cancer Council 13 11 20 or click on the image to download.

    Be SunSmart - early childhood

    A colourful A3 poster that shows children the five ways to be SunSmart when outdoors. To order your free copy order online, phone Cancer Council 13 11 20 or click on the image to download.

    Be SunSmart UV chart

    A great way to display the daily sun protection times and maximum UV level in your area. To order your free hard copy order online, phone Cancer Council 13 11 20 or click on the image to download and laminate. 

    Be SunSmart when UV is 3 and above 

    An A3 poster that shows children how to be SunSmart when outdoors. Use on its own, or in combination with the SunSmart A4 poster series and Be SunSmart UV chart. To order your free copy order online, phone Cancer Council 13 11 20 or click on the image to download.

    SunSmart poster series

    A set of A4 posters showing the five ways to be SunSmart. The 'Slop on sunscreen' poster is also a great addition to sunscreen stations. Use on their own or in conjunction with the Be SunSmart A3 poster and UV chart. To order your free copy order online, phone Cancer Council 13 11 20 or click on the image to download. Please note hard copy poster sets are available to SunSmart members only. 

    Think UV not heat

    It's a common myth that skin damage only happens on hot or sunny days. This poster (420mm H x 200mm W) reminds us to check the UV regardless of the season. To order your free copy order online, phone Cancer Council 13 11 20 or click on the image to download.

    When UV is 3 or above

    An A3 poster with information about how to be SunSmart when the UV is 3 and above. To order your free copy order online, phone Cancer Council 13 11 20 or click on the image to download.

     

    Songs and videos for children

    Song

    You've Gotta Be SunSmart

    This fresh tune from actor and entertainer Jay Laga'aia will have everyone singing with Sid to 'Slip! Slop! Slap! Seek! and Slide!'.

     


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