The COVID-19 outbreak has increased our reliance on technology, and with that change have come fears that online risks are also growing – particularly for children.
But while it’s true that things can occasionally go wrong online, most children only have positive experiences when using the internet.
Even 20 years ago, the quarantine experience would have looked quite different, without the many benefits technology brings. As classrooms, offices and entertainment find their new online place in our lives, families have been embracing all things digital. This is a great opportunity not only to have fun, but to help your child build their digital resilience.
Here, then, are some fun online activities your child can enjoy during lockdown which will also help boost their digital resilience.
www.parentinfo.org have produced a set of ideas for boosting children's positive experiences online. Visit their website to find out more: