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Download our cross-curricular activities, videos and worksheets for 5-11 year olds. These exciting learning resources are flexible and easy to use in Science, Language and Literacy, PSHE, English, Health and Wellbeing and Geography lessons.

They will help your pupils foster healthy and lasting sun care habits and make sure that they have an active and sun safe summer!

 

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Sun safety assembly

Ages: 5 - 7, 7 - 11 | The world around us, PSHE

Use the Sun safety presentation to teach pupils aged 5 - 11 all about sun safety and why it's important. It can be used as an assembly or within the classroom. 

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Competition prize day

Ages: 5 - 7, 7 - 11 | Outdoor learning

Our winner, Rico from Witton Church Walk Primary School, and his class were taken to Delamere Forest which had been transformed into a Madagascan jungle!

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Soltan Sun Ready: Aaron’s story

Ages: 7 - 11 | Science

Watch Aaron's story about his Grandad. 

This film contains a story line that some pupils may be sensitive to.

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Soltan Sun Ready: Ciara’s story

Ages: 7 - 11 | English, Science, Geography, PSHE, Social sciences, Health and Wellbeing, Language and Literacy, The world around us, Personal development and mutual understanding

Watch Ciara's story about her trip to a music festival.

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Sun safety campaign

Ages: 7 - 11, 5 - 7 | PSHE

Pupils develop their own campaign to spread sun safety messages throughout their school.

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Sports Day activities

Ages: 5 - 7, 7 - 11 | PSHE

Help students stay sun safe by incorporating these fun activities during Sports Day.

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The BIG Exploration activity sheet

Ages: 5 - 7, 7 - 11 | Outdoor learning, English, Language and Literacy

Use the BIG Exploration activity sheet to help children consider all of the different possibilities for an exploration adventure!

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The BIG Exploration competition pack

Ages: 5 - 7, 7 - 11 | Outdoor learning, Personal development and mutual understanding, The world around us, Language and Literacy

Use the BIG Exploration lesson plan and short classroom activities to help you introduce the BIG Exploration competition to your pupils.

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Online Explorer Kit

Ages: 5 - 7, 7 - 11 | Outdoor learning, Personal development and mutual understanding, PSHE, English

Welcome to your online Explorer Kit! This pupil facing Explorer Kit will help your pupils think about how to prepare for an imaginary journey and stay sun safe.

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Soltan Sun Ready: Tanai’s story

Ages: 7 - 11 | English, Science, Geography, PSHE, Social sciences, Health and Wellbeing, Language and Literacy, The world around us, Personal development and mutual understanding

Watch Tanai's story about her favourite football team. 

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Explorer danger dodging

Ages: 5 - 7, 7 - 11 | PSHE, Outdoor learning, Personal development and mutual understanding, Health and Wellbeing

Help our explorer to dodge danger and stay sun safe on her adventure.

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Summer celebration ideas

Ages: 5 - 7, 7 - 11 | PSHE, The world around us

Whole-school ideas for summer celebration activities to get pupils enjoying the outdoors while staying sun safe.

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Summer Fair ideas

Ages: 5 - 7, 7 - 11 | PSHE

Here are some simple, fun ideas for incorporating sun safety into a summer event, such as a summer fair.

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Survival challenge

Ages: 5 - 7, 7 - 11 | Science, Outdoor learning

Discuss how to survive on a desert island and what items you would pack to stay sun safe. 

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Action poem: Big Blob

Ages: 5 - 7 | English, PSHE, Personal development and mutual understanding, Health and Wellbeing

Use our action poem to help your pupils' to apply their sun cream.

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Sun safety policy

Ages: 7 - 11, 5 - 7 | PSHE

Guidance for creating a sun safety policy for your school and engaging parents.

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Make outdoor shelters

Ages: 7 - 11 | Science, Health and Wellbeing

Use this activity to help your pupils' enjoy the great outdoors and think about the importance of shade.

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We're going on a shade hunt

Ages: 5 - 7 | Science, Health and Wellbeing, The world around us, Personal development and mutual understanding, PSHE

Help pupils understand the importance of staying out of the sun during hot parts of the day by going on a shade hunt.

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Story: Fun in the Sun

Ages: 5 - 7 | English, PSHE, Health and Wellbeing, Personal development and mutual understanding, Language and Literacy

A fun story and comprehension exercise to introduce pupils to sun safety.

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Know your sun cream

Ages: 7 - 11 | PSHE, Science, Personal development and mutual understanding, Health and Wellbeing, Social sciences

Worksheet to help pupils understand the science behind sun cream.

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Survival Kit Challenge

Ages: 7 - 11 | Science, PSHE, Geography, Social sciences, Health and Wellbeing, The world around us, Personal development and mutual understanding

What would be needed in a survival kit and why?

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Soltan Sun Ready: The science of sun care

Ages: 7 - 11, 11 - 14 | English, Science, PSHE, Geography, Social sciences, Health and Wellbeing, Language and Literacy, The world around us, Personal development and mutual understanding

To help students understand the health issues behind sun protection.

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Parent Poster

Ages: 7 - 11 | Personal development and mutual understanding, Health and Wellbeing, PSHE

For pupils to involve their parents/carers in sun safety.

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Design some shades

Ages: 7 - 11 | PSHE, Health and Wellbeing, Personal development and mutual understanding, Social sciences

For children to appreciate the value of sunglasses in sun protection.

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Outdoor games

Ages: 7 - 11 | English, Language and Literacy

Find and share more fun games that can be played outdoors.

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Earth and Sun

Ages: 7 - 11 | Science, Social sciences, Health and Wellbeing

Learn about how the movement of the sun affects the earth.

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The science behind sun care

Ages: 7 - 11 | PSHE, Science, Social sciences, Health and Wellbeing, Personal development and mutual understanding

Make a class poster to explain the need for sun care.

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Sun protection around the world

Ages: 7 - 11 | Geography, The world around us, Personal development and mutual understanding, PSHE

How do different places respond to the sun? Celebrate cultural diversity in sun safety!

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Food from the sun

Ages: 7 - 11 | Social sciences, Science

Gardening challenge: where will plants grow the best?

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Design an outdoor adventure area

Ages: 7 - 11 | Geography, PSHE, Health and Wellbeing, The world around us, Personal development and mutual understanding

Get creative and design a new playground area!

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Create an obstacle course

Ages: 7 - 11 | Personal development and mutual understanding, Health and Wellbeing, PSHE

Have fun outdoors and discuss sun care in sport.

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Make a human sundial

Ages: 7 - 11 | Science

Get outside and learn about shadows, including how they are formed and how they change.

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Circle time game

Ages: 7 - 11 | English, PSHE, Health and Wellbeing, Personal development and mutual understanding, Language and Literacy

Use our interactive memory game to help reinforce the importance of sunscream use.

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Make a bug hotel

Ages: 5 - 7 | Science

Discover local wildlife of the creepy-crawly variety!

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Investigating shadows

Ages: 5 - 7 | Science, Health and Wellbeing

Use a sunny day to teach your pupils all about shadows.

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Ready for adventure!

Ages: 5 - 7 | Geography, English, Language and Literacy, The world around us

Imagine how explorers prepare for adventures in this creative task.

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Den fun

Ages: 5 - 7 | PSHE, Personal development and mutual understanding, Health and Wellbeing, The world around us

Build an outdoor den: is your class ready for the challenge?

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Playtime Exploring 1

Ages: 5 - 7 | PSHE, Personal development and mutual understanding

This activity consists of quick and fun activity ideas for a teacher on playtime duty.

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