Online Safety Resources

Online Safety Resources

OnlineSafetyAtHome pack is now available with new activities for parents and carers to use at home

For ages 11-13:

For ages 14+:

These online safety at home resources have been created by Thinkuknow to support parents during COVID-19 and the closure of schools. Each fortnight, they will be releasing new home activity packs with simple 15 minute activities you can do with your child to support their online safety at a time when they will spending more time online at home.

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Online Safety Resources

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Routines, circles of control, digital detox and more coronavirus activities

Over the coming weeks Red Cross will be sharing new resources for children and young people (aged 7 to 18) to do at home during the coronavirus crisis.

All the free, online activities will be linked to the kindness calendar and will:

  • encourage simple acts of kindness
  • build resilience
  • connect the whole family and the community
  • have creative and quick ideas for learners
  • cover topics including first aid, preparedness, wellbeing and empathy

Red Cross welcome parents to sign up for email updates. They also offer a dedicated coronavirus teaching resource page.

Explore our coronavirus resources >

Here’s a summary of this week’s new activities from the Red Cross :

  1. Digital for good – learners can consider how they’re using technology and how it can be used with kindness.
  2. Create a routine – sticking to a routine can help you feel more in control. We provide tips on how to create one and their benefits.
  3. Circles of control – thinking about what you can and can’t control helps you to stay resilient and be kind to yourself. This quick activity helps you reflect on your goals.
  4. Colour and share your kindness – colour in the Red Cross museum poster encouraging people to wash their hands, maintain distance or cover their coughs and sneezes.
  5. Reflection – spend time celebrating your or others’ kindness.

This is just a taster of this week’s activities. Don’t forgot to keep encouraging your child to think of new ways to be kind as kindness will keep us together.