Sun Safety Tips for Kids

July 12, 2007 Katja Presnal

sun safety tips for kids

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Before you read my sun safety tips for kids, check out this post Is your sunscreen safe? 86% in the market are not and read more what you need to know about sun screens. Most of the sun lotions found on the market have harmful chemicals, so make sure you will pick a sun lotion for your child and for you that doesn’t come with harmful chemicals.


Sun Safety Tips for Kids

1. Use sun lotion daily. Apply it 30 minutes before going outside. It’s best to do it before dressing up. Make it a daily routine, like brushing teeth.

2. Limit time in the sun, especially between 10 AM to 4 PM.

3. Stay in the shade as much as you can.

4. Use a sun hat and sun protective clothing.

5. Use sunglasses.

6. Have sunlotion, sun glasses and sun hat by the door, easily reachable on the way out.

7. Keep sun lotion on the go, purchase small bottles and lip balm to keep in your purse at all times.

8. Be an example, use sun screen, do not tan, and talk about sun safety to children.

9. Use sun lotion at least 30 SPF.

10. Provide shade, consider getting sun shades, play tents or a playhouse to give children opportunities to play in the shade.

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Katja Presnal

Katja Presnal shows how to live Nordic inspired life to the fullest and plan your dream life. Katja owns Presnal5 strategic marketing intelligence agency and wants to help marketing professionals to combine a dream career and dream life via freelance work.Katja is an award-winning marketing strategist, and a well-known speaker. Katja has lived in five different countries, and seven states in the USA. Her three children were all born in different countries within three years. When not working or jet-setting the world, Katja is at home cooking big family dinners.She has been featured in NY Times, Glamour, Redbook, Fodor's, Forbes and Woman's Day magazines among many other national and international publications and written for MTV3 and Lifetime TV networks.

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