How do you teach kids sun safety? Remember it’s not just about sunscreen.
Apply lip balm with SPF 30 and reapply regularly. Cover up by wearing wide-brimmed hats, sunglasses with UV protection and protective clothing. Seek shade whenever possible. Avoid sun exposure between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
What are the 5 principles of sun safety?
- Slip on covering clothing. Choose clothing that covers as much skin as possible, for example, collared shirts with long sleeves.
- Slop on SPF 30 (or higher) broad-spectrum, water-resistant sunscreen.
- Slap on a hat.
- Seek shade.
- Slide on some sunglasses.
What are some examples of sun safety? Re-apply about every 2 hours and after swimming or sweating. Wear protective clothing such as a long-sleeved shirt, pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and sunglasses, whenever possible. Look for clothing with a UV protection factor (UPF) or made of a tightly woven fabric. Seek shade when appropriate.
What are 3 sun safety tips? Encourage students to wear hats, sunglasses, and sunscreen outdoors. Try to avoid scheduling outdoor activities when the sun is strongest. Provide breaks during outdoor activities so that students can reapply sunscreen and get water.