Good Digital Parenting

Online Safety Cards for Kids' Technology

Don't just give your child a new piece of technology without establishing some rules. Check out these DIY device contracts for parents and children:

Do you plan on buying your child a new piece of technology in the future? Check out these downloadable cards which cover topics such as privacy, texting and calling, apps, data usage, and screen time in easy fill-in-the-blank spaces. They are also a way to write down house rules for tablets, wearable devices, gaming systems, and phones. 

All you do is click the download button, print them out, and write in your family's rules in the spaces provided. They provide an easy way to start a conversation about online safety.

But these online safety cards aren't just for the kids! On each card, parents have to make a set of promises and sign the back, because, after all, online safety isn't just for your children. It works best when everyone is in it together.