Perks - - Internet Matters

Here is the Perks Family Digital Toolkit

We've organised the resources by age and things you can do with a little or a lot of time on your hands. Use the age-specific dropdown and navigate; Things to do now, Things to explore further and Longer reads tabs to explore the resources.

For your children aged: 14+
Things you can do now.
Things to explore further.
Longer reads to support your child.

In the next 5 mins, read up, watch and learn about what you can do to help your child feel more confident online and address some of the online issues they may face.

Things you can do now.

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Wellbeing and Safety on Instagram – Advice for Parents and Carers

5 min read

This is a toolkit to help teens think about how they experience on the Instagram platform and offer tools to improve that experience.

Snapchat how-to guide

Snapchat safety: a how to guide for parents

5 min read

Learn how young people are using the platform, the risks and what privacy settings you can use to stay safe.


Discord app safety – What parents need to know

8 min read

See advice on how young people use Discord and the safety settings you can use to support children on the social gaming platform.

Online gaming – the basics

30 min read

Find the latest advice to understand the world of online gaming and encourage young people to game safely and responsibly online.

Gaming guide for Teens

4 min read

Use our practical gaming tips to help teens gaming online get the best out of their experience and stay safe.

Social media concerns

20 min read

Get advice to help your family navigate the risks and rewards that social media can bring.

Helping young people express themselves authentically online to improve wellbeing

Top tips to help children manage their online reputation

Managing screen time – starting with an open conversation with children is key

How does social media impact the mental health of young people?

8 min read

Dr Linda offers advice on how social media platforms explore the potential effects on young peoples’ emotional and mental health.

Tips to Promote Positive Body Image

5 min read

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