Ideas for Observing Don't Fry Day

Secondary Schools

Encourage students to wear a sun-protective hat for outdoor activities

Announce Donít Fry Day on the school marquee

Devote space on school bulletin board for sun safety tips

Ask students to create a sun safety Public Service Announcement

  • Video, PowerPoint, poster, etc.
  • Present the PSAs to the entire school population


  • Announce Donít Fry Day
  • Include announcement of the UV Index forecast
  • Accompany with sun safety tips
  • Broadcast student-created PSA

Organize a fundraiser for shade trees and/or shade structures

Involve student leaders in choosing or designing:

Promote sunscreen use

Adapt activities from another successful campaign (e.g., Red Ribbon Day) to Donít Fry Day

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