Watch the video for some great safety settings for this popular app.
Childnet International have issued the following useful advice for parents of children 0 to 7 on the subject of limiting screentime and taking time with your child to explore the digital world together.
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(Via Childnet International)
Click here for some more tips on helping your children develop good media habits
(via Common Sense Media)
Microsoft Family is a new feature in Windows 10 and on Xbox which allows parents to have control over their children's online activity. To make use of these features your child must be using a Microsoft account under the control of your family account.
Screentime for Apple iOS Devices
Google Family Link for Android Devices
NSPCC - Enable Parental Controls
Click here for more info on the NSPCC website
"YouTube Kids" A safer app for Children.
This app offers a simple child friendly interface and will only suggest educational videos. Also it features parental controls so you can limit the usage of this app and set time limits.
Kids today effectively don’t experience days and nights. Instead, it’s time spent on the Internet and time spent on screens; that’s the new age anti-meridiem and post-meridiem for you! Summer time just opens the floodgates to babysitting by gadgets. Here’s a to-do-list of best practices for parents and caretakers to ensure that their children are safe online: