Online Safety for Students
The Internet for Ages 4-7
Some Warning Signs
Your child spends a large amount of time online
You receive phone calls from people you don't know
Your child quickly turns off the monitor when you come around
Your child receives gifts in the mail from people you do not know
You find inappropriate images on your child's computer
What You Can Do
Keep kids in sight when they are online. They will be less likely to browse inappropriate sites if they know you are nearby.
Check up on them. You should know how the check your child's history online. If you see something you are unaware of, look of the site to make sure it is safe for your child to use.
Limit how often they use technology. Restrict how much time your child can spend playing games and using social media online. After that amount of time is up, your child should only be allowed to use the computer if it is needed for homework.
"Safety by Age" http://kids.getnetwise.org/safetyguide/age/4-7
"Internet Safety for Kids K-3" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=89eCHtFs0XM
"Online Safety for Kids" http://family.findlaw.com/parental-rights-and-liability/online-safety-for-kids.html
"Keeping Kids Safe Online" http://www.scholastic.com/parents/resources/article/your-child-technology/keeping-kids-safe-online