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Sun Safety!

 

We hope you are enjoying the beautiful weather that we are experiencing throughout March/April and May but it is important for Nursery Children to understand how to take care in the sun. Below you will find lots of fun and educational resources to help your child understand why they need to stay safe when it is sunny outside and what children can do to protect themselves.

 

The NHS has an abundance of advice for adults on sun safety. The link below will take you directly the NHS website. This website details sun safety tips, what factor sunscreen (SPF) should you use, how to apply sunscreen, children and sun protection plus much more!

 

https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-body/sunscreen-and-sun-safety/

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CBeebies- Tips for Staying Safe in the Sun!

 

Below is a link to the CBeebies website on Tips for Staying Safe in the Sun! It includes a fun song with Dodge the Dog and some tips on how to keep children safe in the sun!

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/watch/sun-safety-for-kids

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The Misadventure of Percy Piglet!

 

Below is an age appropriate e-book for children aged 3-6 years on taking care in the sun from Care in the Sun. The purpose of this story is to read the story to your child, whilst looking at the pictures and talking about what is happening in the story. 

 

https://careinthesun.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/schools_percey_pig_misadventures.pdf

 

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Match the Pairs Interactive Game!

 

Care in the sun have also provided an interactive Match the Pairs game that relates to items you might use in the sun to protect yourself. As you and your child find each pair, you could discuss where this items goes on the body and why this item is important.

 

https://careinthesun.org/games/memory_game/

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