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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Tips to manage your kids’ virtual playdates
Use our guide to help children socialise online safely and securely while schools are closed.
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Coronavirus – a book for children
Axel Scheffler has illustrated a digital book for primary school-age children, free for anyone to read on-screen or print out, about the coronavirus and the measures taken to control it.
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Starter tips to manage digital wellbeing
Get advice to help children develop critical thinking, self control and coping strategies to deal with online risks.
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Fake News, Misinformation, and Coronavirus
Here are some tips for your child if they are feeling anxious about the rise of fake news and misinformation about COVID-19.
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Vodafone’s Digital Family Pledge
Set house rules on how you use tech and behave online via Vodafone's The Digital Family Pledge.
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Tips to Help Young People Manage Their Online Identity
To help children face online judgement and pressures to fit in, use our tips to help them become more confident and secure of themselves both on and offline.
To help children face online judgement and ...
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Tips to Promote Positive Body Image
To help children challenge idealised images on social media and put value in more than just what they see in the mirror, use our tips and expert advice to empower them to develop positive body image.
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Smart Speakers – A Parents Guide
Tips for parents to get the best out of smart tech
Tips for parents to get the best ...
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