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Generation SunSmart

For early childhood education and care services

WA // SunSmart Literature Activities

There are many wonderful picture books available that can be used to promote awareness and discussion about the sun, weather, seasons, sun protection and skin. We have compiled 20 SunSmart story books and over 60 SunSmart activities to incorporate into your everyday programs. The SunSmart literature resource has something for everyone, from SunSmart art activities, […]

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Play Active Program

Play Active Program – physical activity policy and training for Early Childhood Education and Care Encouraging young children to be more active Introducing Play Active, a new Physical Activity Policy for Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) centres. Daily physical activity provides many health and developmental benefits for young children, including healthy body weight, improved […]

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Order hard copy resources – Western Australian ECEC and OSHC Services

Western Australian ECEC and OSHC services who are registered as a current SunSmart member can order free resources by completing the form below. To see if your service is SunSmart, search our member database here. If you are not in Western Australia, visit www.cancer.org.au/about-us/state-and-territory-councils for contacts in your area. If you are in Western Australia […]

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Best Practice Guidelines for ECEC and OSHC services

Sun Protection. Best Practice Guidelines for Western Australian Early Childhood and OSHC Services. This document outlines evidence-based sun protection rationale and recommendations and details what effective sun protection practices should look like in ECEC and OSHC services.

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Supporting materials – becoming SunSmart

Click on each resource to download. SunSmart Child Care: A guide for service providers. This resource includes templates for policy and shade development, SunSmart education information, funding tips and fact sheets for parents. Suitable for occasional child care, long day care, family day care, out of school hours care of vacation care. Be SunSmart, Play […]

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