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How to keep my child safe online

How to keep my child safe online

From Snapchat and Instagram, to Minecraft and Roblox, the children of today are constantly surrounded by a world of technology. Although the Internet brings us so much entertainment, at times it can seem a little scary, especially for our young ones and how can we be sure they’re being as safe as possible? On the 8th February every year, we celebrate Safer Internet Day globally. It’s a day where we’re reminded of the importance of children and young people staying safe online and inspires a national conversation about using technology responsibility, respectfully, critically and creatively. 
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The benefits of children learning Minecraft

The benefits of children learning Minecraft

I’m sure all our readers are fully aware of what Minecraft is. Or rather have at least heard your kids talking about it at home, in the playground, and wherever they get the chance too! However, for those of you that don’t know, Minecraft is a very popular video game in which players create and break apart various kinds of blocks in three-dimensional worlds. So what is so good about it? Why are children obsessed with it? And should we be encouraging play? Well, quite simply yes! As far as non-violent, educational games go, Minecraft is arguably one of the best and can teach children the fundamentals of programming skills! 

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