Home activity packs

Home activity packs

This page has been created to support parents during COVID-19. Each fortnight, we will be releasing new home activity packs with simple 15 minute activities you can do with your family to support their online safety at a time when they will spending more time online.

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Online safety at home

Over the last few months many schools across the UK closed to most families. This page has been created to provide you with the support and resources to help learn about online safety at home with your child. 

*New* Home activities for the summer holidays

Our online safety at home campaign continues with a focus on activities you can do as a whole family. Download now for a selection of short conversation starters, practical tips and fun tasks to do as a family. 

Family activity sheet - viewing videos online

This activity sheet focuses on watching videos online. With a choice of 3 conversation starters, 3 online safety actions and 2 fun family tasks, you can learn together about watching videos safely online.

Family activity sheet - cyber security

This activity sheet focuses on cyber security, and we have worked with the National Cyber Security Centre to help you be more Cyber Aware. 

Family Activity sheet - social media

This activity sheet focuses on social media. With a choice of 2 conversation starters, depending on if your child is on social media, 3 online safety actions and a fun family tasks, you can learn together about safer social media use.

Family Activity sheet - sharing images

This activity sheet focuses on sharing images online. With a choice of 3 conversation starters, 3 online safety actions and a fun family tasks, you can learn together about safer image sharing.

Family Activity sheet - live streaming

This activity sheet focuses on live streaming. With a choice of 3 conversation starters, 3 online safety actions and a fun family tasks, you can learn together about how to be safer when live streaming.

Family Activity sheet - online gaming

This activity sheet focuses on online gaming. With a choice of 3 conversation starters, 3 online safety actions and a fun family tasks, you can learn together about safer online gaming.

Parents and Carers Resources

If you haven’t already, read our Parents and Carers Helpsheets - there is one for primary and one for secondary. These contain key online safety advice and links to our resources, as well as support services.

We have also created short videos to help you with online safety at home on the following topics:

  • Watching videos
  • Online gaming
  • Social media
  • Sharing images
  • Livestreaming
  • Cyber security

 Click here for short videos for parents and carers

Home activity packs

Click on the links below to download your home activity sheets for each age range.

Each pack contains two 15 minute activities to do with your child, using Thinkuknow resources. 

For Early Years and Primary:

Click here for home activity packs for children aged 4-5

Click here for home activity packs for children aged 5-7

Click here for home activity packs for children aged 8-10

For Secondary:

Click here for home activity packs for children aged 11-13

Click here for home activity packs for children aged 14+

 

If you have used our home activity packs and would like to promote them to other parents on social media, you can download our social media support package here.

Are you a parent and carer?

Have you used one of our Online Safety at Home activity sheets with your child? Have you watched one of our films for parents or carers?

Whether you have downloaded our resources, or not, we want to hear from you.  

Take 5 minutes to give us feedback now - Parents and carers feedback