A deep dive into our resources: Parents and Carers edition

24 Jan 2022 UK SIC

Each year in the UK, Safer Internet Day explores a new issue or theme which is impacting the lives of young people in the UK.

Recently, we spotlighted specific resources for educators to use for 3-7 years, and then the pack to use for 7-11 years.

By helping your child to feel confident and secure, they are more likely to share their ideas and opinions, ask questions, and contribute to discussions without fear of judgment or negative feedback.

The Safer Internet Day 2022 resources for parents and carers are designed to help you spark conversations with your child about staying safe online generally, and, more specifically, this year’s theme for Safer Internet Day:

How can I get involved as a parent or carer?

We’ve put together a webpage for you as a parent or carer to #PlayYourPart in this year’s Safer Internet Day.

You will find our film for parents and carers to help you spark a conversation with your child about online gaming (above).

You’ll also find our Top Tips for Parents and Carers, complete with links to suggestions on how to help your family stay safe online.

Finally, you will find our resource pack bespoke for parents and carers, which includes everything you might need to get yourself and your family involved with Safer Internet Day.

What is included in the resources pack for parents and carers?

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Learn More and Get Involved

From gaming and chat, to streaming and video, young people are shaping the interactive entertainment spaces they are a part of. Safer Internet Day 2022 celebrates young people’s role in creating a safer internet, whether that’s whilst gaming and creating content, or interacting with their friends and peers.

You can get up to speed with Safer Internet Day, and find out how to get involved, in just a few seconds by reading through this resource.

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Conversation Starters

Safer Internet Day 2022 is a fantastic opportunity to have a conversation with your child about life online, and more specifically, under this year’s theme, ‘All fun and games? Exploring respect and relationships online.’

Use the questions in this resource to help start discussions about how we can all use the internet safely, respectfully, responsibly, and positively when gaming and spending time online.


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Family Activities

Safer Internet Day 2022 is a fantastic opportunity to have a conversation with your child about life online, and especially this year’s theme.

Work through these activities with your child to help start conversations about life online and make sense of the digital world together.

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Family Online Safety Plan

A great way to spark a conversation about online safety as a family is with our online safety plan template.

You can print out this resource and populate it with ideas as a family, before sticking it somewhere visible for everyone to be able to remind themselves of the conversation.

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