Did you know that the sun is actually 4.6 billion years old? Or that it contains almost all of the matter in our solar system?
It’s facts like these that can spark the interest and imagination of children to know more about the sun and their environment, which is important so they can also learn to protect themselves from the harmful elements that may surround them.
Kids love to play in the sun all day. However, it is not safe for them to do so. While the sun may seem warm and friendly, it can be very damaging to their skin, and even to their eyes. So should you keep your kids from playing in the sun?
There’s no need to do that of course, but they should be well-informed of the effects of too much unprotected sun exposure. As the adult, it is your responsibility to tell them about it and take measures to protect them while they’re under the heat of the sun.
You can start by telling them these 10 fun facts about the sun, as shown in our infographic. With these fun facts, your kids not only learn new things about the sun but also become more aware and conscious of how the sun affects them, and learn to protect themselves against the harmful effects of sun exposure.