Smartie the Penguin – Childnet’s EYFS and KS1 resource has been updated

Childnet have updated their  EYFS and KS1 resource, “Smartie the Penguin” to reflect how young children today are using technology. The resource is an e-Safety story for 3 to 7 year olds which follows the adventures of Smartie the Penguin as he uses his new tablet and learns how to be safe on the internet with help from the grown ups in his life and indeed the children listening to the story.

Smartie covers 3 themes for EYFS and KS1 children:

  • Pop ups and in app purchasing
  • Inappropriate websites for older children
  • Cyberbullying

The resource contains a fun song to help children remember how to keep safe and is supported with lesson plans, presentations (which vary based on age) and recommended discussion content.

Smartie contains a range of age appropriate issues and content for EYFS and KS1 children and is an ideal way for early years settings and schools to ensure that even the youngest children are learning about keeping safe online as part of a broad and balanced curriculum.

Media preview

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Childnet, e-Safety, Early Years, Primary and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s