Young children (6-10)

Online safety advice

Early use of digital technology has been shown to improve language skills and promote children’s social development and creativity.

But it’s not without risks for young children, who may come across inappropriate content or begin to copy what older children do online. See our advice to understand what you can do to give young children the best experience of going online.

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Talking to your kids about fake news
Among Us is a multiplayer game rated PEGI 7 that has become very popular with pre-teens in the UK. Get advice on what you need to know about the game to keep children safe.
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Place2Be
Place2Be uses art to support and enhance children and young people’s wellbeing.
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Nasa – Space Place
Nasa Science is a place for kids to explore earth and space.
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Is Among Us multiplayer game safe for children?
Among Us is a multiplayer game rated PEGI 7 that has become very popular with pre-teens in the UK. Get advice on what you need to know about the game to keep children safe.
Among Us is a multiplayer game rated ...
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Online Critical Thinking Guide
Get tips to empower children to make smarter informed choices to navigate their online world safely.
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Exploring the relationship between vulnerable children & online
Nearly a fifth of schoolchildren, who have sent sexts said they were pressured or blackmailed into doing so, the new Cybersurvey reveals.
Nearly a fifth of schoolchildren, who have ...
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Coding for Kids Made Easy
Tynker is a fun way to learn programming and develop problem-solving and critical thinking skills! Ages 5-17
Tynker is a fun way to learn ...
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Sumdog
Sumdog helps with maths and spelling practice with adaptive learning games aligned to the National Curriculum, for children aged 5 to 14.
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