Online gaming can offer many positive experiences. It can give children and young people the chance to escape into a virtual world, to learn, and to connect with others.
However, there is a risk of children and young people viewing inappropriate content in games and being contacted by adults seeking to exploit them.
Thinkuknow have produced activity packs for parents and carers, to deliver to their children, that explores how they can stay safe while gaming:
Children and young people years: