Digitization even affects the everyday lives of small children. In the face of the omnipresence of smartphones and the Internet, parents inevitably face the question of how to responsibly introduce their children to digital media. We will address some of the most important Internet for children questions in this post: How parents protect their very young children from specific online content.
With their touchscreens smartphones and tablets easily can be handled by toddlers, and more or less useful age-appropriate apps are available in a large selection. Even babies are kept happy by some parents with technology gadgets, but honestly, that is far too early, according to most experts. There isn’t a firm age recommendation of when children should be introduced to the Internet and digital devices. Parents should not just consider the individual development of the child, but also keep an eye on the protection of minors from the inappropriate content.
The curiosity is quickly aroused in small children, especially when they see their parents and possibly older siblings handling the devices in everyday life. Toddlers want to try for themselves. But they should not do this alone, so internet-enabled devices should not be left unattended. Not only this keeps away from the wrong content a positive side effect: It also prevents unintentional damage.
There are many guides how parents can provide safe surfing environment for their offspring and avoid dangers on the Internet are shown by various websites. This includes:
Here is a number of general recommendations for parents:
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