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Ray and the Sunbeatables™: A Sun Safety Curriculum for K-1

As part of the Melanoma Moon Shot program, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center developed Ray and the Sunbeatables™: A Sun Safety Curriculum for preschoolers, kindergarteners and first-grade students.

The evidence-based curriculum, disseminated by CATCH Global Foundation, educates parents, teachers and children about sun protection and promote sun safety behaviors in an effort to reduce children’s lifetime risk of developing skin cancer.

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Acknowledgements

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Training

Includes a background on skin cancer and importance of sun safety, highlights of curriculum activities and tips to implement the Sunbeatables™ Program.

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Preparation Table

Provides activities at-a-glance, subject areas covered for each lesson, materials needed, and tips to engage parents throughout the program.

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Curriculum Supplementary Materials & Downloads

Supplementary materials that can be used with curriculum lessons including songs, posters, templates, and more!

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Curriculum Introduction Letter

A letter for parents to introduce the Sunbeatables™ Program.

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Lesson 1: Meet Ray and the Sunbeatables

Students meet Ray and the Sunbeatables in a puppet show and create a Travel Book.

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Lesson 2: Safari Sun Safety Adventure

Students learn how animals protect themselves from the sun's rays.

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Lesson 3: Color Fading Science Experiment

Students learn about the damaging effects of the sun.

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Lesson 4: Serena's Sunscreen Experiments

Students discover the importance of sunscreen reapplication.

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Lesson 5: Are Our Shadows Long?

Students compare shadow lengths at different times of the day.

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Lesson 6: Make Shade Trees with Ray

Students learn the importance of finding shade outside and make their own shade trees.

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Lesson 7: Clothing Flashlight Test

Students identify sun safe clothing.

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Lesson 8: Make a Sun Safety Hat

Students make and decorate their own sun safe hats.

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Lesson 9: Sun Safety Sorting

Students identify items as sun safe or not sun safe.

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Lesson 10: Draw a Sun Safety Superhero

Students draw life‐size images of themselves being sun safe.

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Test Lesson

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