|« Electric Sockets and Child Safety||Left-Handed Children »|
Social networking sites have been all the rage for a few years, but don't compromise the safety or privacy of your children by posting photos for the world to see. Social Networking sites such as MySpace and Facebook, and photo and video sharing sites like Bebo and Flickr offer a great way to keep family and friends informed of how your little ones are growing.
Make sure that you understand the privacy settings for each site you use so that you don't inadvertently share your pictures with the whole world. If you have your privacy set to share your information with the groups or networks that you join, you may be sharing information with thousands of people you don't know. Be careful not to upload photographs that might identify where you live or compromise the security of your home, perhaps by displaying the goods in your home, giving clues to the layout of your house or even accidentally advertising when the house is empty by including your calendar in the background of your photos!
Also beware of people you 'meet' through social networking sites. It is easy for people to masquerade and hide their true identity. Exercise caution with information that you exchange with people you have never met in real life.
The fun of social networking makes it easy to overlook aspects of safety, this is doubly important when your children are involved!
|<< <||> >>|
Hi! I'm Tikal the Toucan, the mascot for ToucanLearn. Follow my blog to find out interesting things relating to babies, toddlers and preschool children!
Sign up FREE to ToucanLearn to follow our activity based learning programme for babies, toddlers and children. We offer hundreds of fun learning craft, games and activities - every activity is aimed at the capabilities of your specific children. Download custom activity sheets, and log their progress in each child's unique Daily Diary!
You'll also find sticker and reward charts, certificates, number and letter practice. Every activity links into the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) areas of learning and development.
Fill in our Daily Diary to log progress against the EYFS and add photo entries instantly simply by sending them straight from your phone. You can share diaries back with parents or childminders so that everyone can enjoy watching your children develop.
activities animals art babies baby bath behaviour books «child development» childcare childminder children christmas colours communication computers confidence cooking counting craft «daily diary» development doctor eating eyfs family «fine motor skills» food fruit fun games garden happy health healthy «healthy eating» ideas language «language development» learning letters «make believe» music nature numbers nursery ofsted outdoors parenting park pictures play playing pregnancy reading relax research routine safety school shapes sleep speaking speech sun television toddler toddlers toucanlearn «toucanlearn blog» toys vegetables water words writing
©2023 by ToucanLearn Ltd.Credits: CMS + forums