The SunSmart Learning Programme focuses on students learning and using behaviours that will keep them from exposing their skin to harmful Ultraviolet Radiation and getting sunburned.
These resources - written by educational experts - are designed for Levels 1-4 of the New Zealand Curriculum.
Read the OVERVIEW here.
Teachers can use a full unit to cover a term or use a single lesson. Units aim to:
Watch the SunSmart Schools resources in action at Sylvia Park School
If you have an innovative sun protection activity or idea, please email us.
Cancer Council Victoria's downloadable curriculum resources - a range of engaging independent activities for primary students.
Click here for UV and Sun Protection facts - a Resource for Schools (pdf)
To download the poster only right-click on the image below, save, and then print to A3 or A4
The Undercover Cody website has online interactive activities for students from 5-8 years old. It also has lots of useful resources that support sunsmart learning for sale. These include: books, posters, stickers, CDs and games.
The Generation SunSmart website, was created by the Cancer Council Australia. New Zealand teachers and students can login and complete their learning modules. These modules will help students learn about sun protection skin cancer and how to use sunsmart behaviours during their day, then play an interactive game.
Create a poster - students create their own SunSmart poster to remind people how and when to keep safe in the sun and get some UV for vitamin D. This has been created by Cancer Council Victoria, Australia