These sites are all designed to help parents find out about internet safety. There
are links to sites with tips and advice for parents, children, teens and teachers.
Follow the links in the table below to the activities on internet safety for kids and teens. Scroll down to see
more resources to help parents to learn more about internet safety.
Internet Safety for Kids and Teens
This site will help young people to learn how to avoid the dangers in using mobiles, chatrooms,
email, messengers and online games. The site uses true stories and would appeal about age 9
This site currently has sections for 8-10 year olds, 11-16 year olds, parents and teachers. A
section for 5-7 year olds has now been added. Lots of information on internet safety for kids and
This site has lots of games and activities to help children to learn about keeping safe on the
Internet Safety for Parents
BBC Webwise Online Child Safety
An interactive activity to help parents to learn about child safety on the internet. It
includes quizzes so that you can check how much you know. (bbc.co.uk)
Kidsmart for Parents
Useful advice for parents including Skills School where you can learn about safe searching,
parental controls etc. (kidsmart.org.uk)
Make sure you know the SMART rules:
S - SAFE: To keep safe online, don't give out your
personal information - full name, email address, phone number, home address or school.
M - MEETING: Meeting someone you have met online can be
dangerous. Only meet if your parents or carers agree and they can be with you.
A - ACCEPTING: Accepting emails and messages from people
you don't know can be risky, especially if they have attachments - they can contain viruses or nasty
R - RELIABLE: Information you find on the internet may
not be reliable, and people may not be who they say they are.
T - TELL: Tell your parent, carer or an adult you trust
if something makes you feel worried or if you know someone is being bullied online.
Internet Safety Resources