Sun Safety

Oct 4, 2023

With summer definitely with us, it’s important to remember sun protection measures to keep ourselves safe while enjoying outdoor activities in our great climate.

Canopy Early Education have a range of sun safety measures included in the Physical Environment Policy, along with measures for managing extreme heat situations and water play.

  • Key sun safe actions that are practiced with the children include:
  • Wearing hats when outside
  • Regular sunscreen application
  • Scheduling outdoor activities to avoid peak UV times

Ensuring there is a range of natural and constructed shade over play areasFamilies can help practice sun safety with children remembering to pack a hat every day, dressing in a t-shirt rather than a singlet style top and applying sunscreen before arrival at the centres.