Published on October 1, 2015
Updated on June 12, 2019
Every person in your family should practice sun safety.
It is important for children to develop sun-safe habits early in life. When parents or caregivers are outdoors with a child, they should make sure the child is wearing a hat, applying sunscreen before playing outside, and re-applying sunscreen at proper intervals during play. These habits will stay with children into adulthood.
Offer children a great example by starting the habit of applying sunscreen before you leave the house. Remember, Start Early and Never Stop. Here are some tips to get you started: