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    Resources for primary schools and OSHC services

    Type of resource

    Brochures and flyers
    eLearning and teaching resources
    Fact sheets
    Posters and charts
    Resources for children

    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 into children's bags. Click on the image to download.  Please note that this flyer is not available in hard copy. 

    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 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 community. To order your free copy order online, phone Cancer Council 13 11 20 or click on the image to download.

    Think UV not heat!

    This resource reminds us that it is the UV radiation levels and not the temperature that should guide us when skin protection is required. 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 teachers. Click on the image to visit Generation SunSmart.

    Kidskin education resources

    These online resources contain information and activities to support teachers in educating the importance of sun protection in lower, middle and upper primary years. To access the three resources online please click on the relevant image or visit kidskin.generationsunsmart.com.au. Hard copies are available to SunSmart members only.

    Fact sheets

    A series of fact sheets that provide the latest detailed information on the five sun protection measures, 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) for the classroom 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 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. Please note hard copy charts are available to SunSmart members only. Limit one per member

    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.

    Protect yourself in five ways when the UV is 3 and above UV chart

    A great way to display the daily sun protection times and maximum UV level in your area. Why not download and laminate one for each classroom, and have a monitor update it daily. Great for OSHC too! To order your free hard copy order online, phone Cancer Council 13 11 20 or click on the image to download and laminate. Please note hard copy charts are available to SunSmart members only. Limit one per member.

    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 hard copy order online, phone Cancer
    Council 
    13 11 20 or click on the image to download and laminate. Please note hard copy charts are available to SunSmart members only. Limit one per member. 

    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.

    Resources for children

    *** NEW *** Song

    You've Gotta Be SunSmart

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

    SunSmart Activity Book for kids

    A fun and educational activity book for children of primary school age. Click on the image to download. Please note this book is not available in hard copy.

    Think UV not heat bookmark

    A double-sided bookmark that teaches children about UV radiation, and how to find out the daily sun protection times and UV in their area. To order your free copy order online or phone Cancer Council 13 11 20. Please note that these bookmarks are available to SunSmart members only.


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