SunSmart Resources

SunSmart Resources

Kidskin Online Education Resource

Online activities and learning modules to assist Canberra teachers across the Early, Middle and Upper primary school years to reinforce the importance of sun protection to reduce the risk of skin damage that may lead to skin cancer in later life.

SunSmart resource poster for ACT Teachers (Dec 2015)

SS Resource Poster Teachers 2015

Canberra teachers need to be aware of what local SunSmart resources and tools are freely available to them to access so they can maintain awareness and up-skill themselves around skin damage and skin cancer prevention.

Availability: Order your free SunSmart resource posters here or contact Cancer Council ACT 02 6257 9999.

Generation SunSmart teacher online PL (free)

This online program teaches school teachers and students about skin cancer, being SunSmart and how to incorporate sun protection activities into day to day activities. Choose Generation SunSmart for your TQI Teacher Identified Activity.

SunSmart widget

ACT primary schools are encouraged to upload the FREE SunSmart Widget to their school's website. The widget not only works as a general reminder to be SunSmart, but it also indicates what time sun protection is required each day along with a daily max temperature and rain forecast for Canberra.

Sid Seagull colouring in booklet

Sid Skating Page

Download and print off our free Sid Seagull colouring in book for your earnd contact Cancer Council ACT to assist with free sunscreen prizes for your classroom artists.

Healthy Schools Network ACT website

Canberra primary school teachers and parents can now access all their school's health and wellbeing needs from one website. The website was launched in October 2014 and includes resources, tools, support and PL opportunities from Canberra's leading health Not For Profit Organisations, including Cancer Council ACT. You can also follow the Healthy Schools Network ACT on Twitter @hsnACT. Please share this website with your school community.

Be SunSmart today

The "Be SunSmart today" poster is an ideal way to remind children, staff and parents to your service when sun protection will be required each day in Canberra. It can be downloaded, laminated and displayed in practical locations throughout your service for all to see. Simply view the daily sun protection times for Canberra here (or via your SunSmart phone app or widget) and then share it with via the poster.

Availability: Free download or contact Cancer Council ACT to order an A3 size by clicking here.

Free shade audit

A shade audit is the first step in ensuring there is adequate shade to protect as many people as possible using an outdoor space from overexposure to UV.