Staying Safe Online

Most kids use the internet for playing games, listening to music, chatting with friends, shopping, and much more. While using the internet may be a lot of fun, it is important to stay safe while on the internet. The internet can be a dangerous place for kids and teens if you don’t play by the rules.

Safety pledges below provided by netsmartzkids.org.

Internet Safety Rules

  1. I will tell my trusted adult if anything makes me feel sad, scared, or confused.
  2. I will ask my trusted adult before sharing information like my name, address, and phone number.
  3. I won’t meet face-to-face with anyone from the Internet.
  4. I will always use good netiquette and not be rude or mean online.

Real-World Safety Rules

  1. I will always check first with my parent, guardian, or other trusted adult before going anywhere, helping anyone, accepting anything, or getting into a car.
  2. I will take a friend with me when going places or playing outside.
  3. I will tell people “NO” if they try to touch or hurt me. It’s OK for me to stand up for myself.
  4. I will tell my trusted adult if anything makes me feel sad, scared, or confused.

 

 

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THE INTERNET...

It's a great place to be, but you need to think about how to play there safely.