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mad sunglasses for childmindersWhen the weather is hot, it is important to encourage small children to think about sun safety.

Key messages for small children are:

  • When the weather is hot drink lots of water.
  • Don’t stay in the sunshine too long. Find some shade.
  • Wear a sun hat
  • Apply sun cream



Free sun safety printable 


sun safety printable for childmindersHere is a free printable you can use to encourage small children to think about sun safety.



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