Internet Safety Resources and Tips for Kids

These resources can help you teach kids how to protect their personal data personal data from identity thieves, avoid cyber bullying, and browse the Internet safely.

Teaching Online Safety for Every Age and Stage

What does it mean to use the Internet responsibly? Kids can start learning about being good “cyber citizens” as soon as they’re able to go online. On this page, you’ll find online safety presentations for young children, pre-teens, and teenagers, as well as safety tips and advice for adults.1 2 3

Find an Online Safety Presentation

These simple, visual presentations were designed especially for kids. Each presentation has a matching script to help parents, guardians, or educators ask questions and keep kids engaged as they talk through the messages. After the presentation, kids can take a quiz to test their new skills.

Ages 5-8

Younger kids will learn what the Internet is and what you can do on it. They’ll practice how to stop and think about online stranger danger and cyber bullying.

Download the presentation (PDF)

Parent/guardian script (PDF)

Teacher/volunteer script (PDF)

Quiz and answers

Ages 8-13

Many pre-teens are already spending time on the Internet. In this presentation, they’ll learn about viruses, pop-ups, and why they shouldn’t share personal data.

Download the presentation (PDF)

Parent/guardian script (PDF)

Teacher/volunteer script (PDF)

Quiz and answers

Ages 13-18

For teenagers, the Internet may be a daily part of life. They will learn how to use strong passwords, recognize phishing attempts, adjust privacy settings on social media accounts, and more.

Download the presentation (PDF)

Parent/guardian script (PDF)

Teacher/volunteer script (PDF)

Quiz and answers

Certificate of completion

Celebrate your child’s accomplishment and encourage them to use their cyber safety superpowers to protect the whole family.

Print Certificate (PDF)

Online Safety Tips and Advice for Parents and Guardians

Are you parent, guardian, or educator? These tips and resources are for you. Learn more about what kids are doing online and the steps you can take to help protect them.

  • Games come in many different forms. Be sure your child is safe with these online gaming tips.4
  • Do your kids search the web to learn more about their favorite celebrities? Cyber criminals know that. Check out the celebrity searches that could lead to malware.4
  • It’s estimated that more than a million children in the US have their identity stolen each year.5 Learn what to look out for4, how to check for a credit report, and what to do if your child’s identity has been stolen.
  • Protect your children by freezing their credit reports4 at each of the big three credit bureaus. It’s free to do and will help keep your child’s information out of the wrong hands.
  • Be sure to take the time to adjust privacy settings4 on your child’s phone and applications.
  • YouTube is one of the hottest sites for kids to use. How secure are their YouTube settings4?
  • Do your kids know how to avoid a phishing email? This free phishing test4 is both interesting and eye-opening.
  • See a list of online safety games4 that can help educate your child while they’re having fun.

Do you have other tips or resources? Get in touch to let us know!

More Resources

Stay Safe Online

The National CyberSecurity Alliance offers advice and resources to help you protect yourself and your family online.

Visit Stay Safe Online

Internet Matters

Find more online safety resources for families, including expert support, practical tips, and age-specific checklists.

Visit Internet Matters

Connect Safely

Find quick guides on a range of topics, including social media, cyber bullying, media literacy, and online shopping.

See quick guides

Ürün ve Performans Bilgileri

1

Intel® teknolojileri, etkinleştirilmiş donanım, yazılım ya da hizmet etkinleştirmesi gerektirebilir.

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Hiçbir ürün veya bileşen mutlak güvenlik sağlayamaz.

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Maliyet ve sonuçlar farklılık gösterebilir.

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Intel üçüncü taraf web içeriklerinden sorumlu değildir.

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2018 Çocuk Kimliklerinde Sahtecilik Araştırması, Javelin Strategy & Research, Nisan 2018, javelinstrategy.com/coverage-area/2018-child-identity-fraud-study.