All parents want to keep their children safe and many even use a child locator device to do so. But some of those very same parents forget to use sunscreen on their kids on a regular basis. Sunscreen is essential to keep not only the skin of children, but adults as well, healthy. Skin cancer can even happen in the youngest of children and applying sunscreen often and thoroughly is essential. Also exposure to the sun should be limited for youngsters as too much can have other health risks. Parents should also place a hat on their kids and try to get them into the shade as much as possible.