The Great Sunscreen Experiment

by Katie Brazerol

Sunscreen-ExperimentAhhh….summer is here, and the days are hot and sunny. Grab your swimsuit, towel, flip-flops—and wait! Don’t forget the sunscreen! (Insert children’s groans here.)

Do you struggle with getting the children in your care to wear sunscreen on a consistent basis? Perhaps they aren’t aware of how helpful sunscreen can be. While being in the sunshine has many benefits for our minds and bodies, its powerful UV (ultra violet) rays can damage our skin. Try this experiment so they can get a first-hand look at exactly how sunscreen protects our skin from the sun.

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