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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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.
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What will your digital festive season look like this year?
With social restrictions in place in the UK, Damion Founde speaks to us about what his family will be doing to celebrate the festive season using tech
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Parents share top gifts on children’s Christmas wish list
Learn more about the TikTok app and what to watch out for to keep kids safe.
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Socialising safely online
From interactive calls to social gaming, Tech expert Andy Robertson provides tips on ways to children socialising with their friends and family.
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Smart toys for children that parents will also love
As Christmas approaches, Tech Expert Andy Robertson digs out the best tech toys of the year that offer something more than plastic entertainment.
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Teen shares his experience of social media during COVID-19 pandemic
Young teen shares the crucial role social media is playing in his life while experiencing the impact of COVID-19 restrictions on his daily life.
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Top video games that children want to play this Christmas
Looking for some great video games for your children to play over the holiday season? Well look no further, our resident tech expert Andy Robertson, offers some options for you to consider for children of all ages.
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Accessibility: Video games designed for everyone
Use this video games guide from our tech expert to use accessibility settings on games to make them more engaging to children with additional needs and disabilities.
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