Parents guide to help children stay safe online
This guide features what children do online, the threat of online strangers and how to ensure a healthy balance between Internet use, your children’s online privacy, digital security and more.
Advice for Parents for Children using Smartphones
Above is a link to a guide all about smartphones for children. It gives you some good advice on what to think about if your child already has one or if they are about to get one.
Smartphones are mobile phones with internet access. They are capable of a range of functions, including social networking, listening to music, playing games, browsing the internet, checking emails, taking photos and videos and watching TV – along with the usual texting and calling! Smartphones provide a variety of interesting activities and ways for young people to engage with their friends and families. However, it is important to be aware of what these devices can do and how you can talk with your child to help them to use this technology in safe and positive way.
Have you seen the website common-sense media ?
This website is to help support and protect your child online. You can find reviews and age ratings of various games, DVDs and books. There are also parent guides to different games.