Here’s your child’s very own whitelist:


Remember this list by emailing it to yourself or printing it out


Setting up your whitelist – or ‘sandbox’ if you want to manage access to apps - will depend on the browser or operating system you use.

Click on yours below for detailed instructions:

Chrome
Internet Explorer
Firefox
OSX for Apple Mac
iOS for iPhone and iPad
Android

These instructions are correct as of February 2014.

Create your very own whitelist

A whitelist lets your child access a pre-selected list of sites you’re happy for them to explore. It can be a great way to introduce your kids to the web.

Follow a few simple steps to set up your child’s very own whitelist, keeping in mind the great ways the internet can support their learning and development.

Enter your child's
name here:

Sites and apps to
help them communicate

The kind of stuff they can help with:
• Pointing
• Naming familiar things
• Following simple instructions
• Understanding simple words
• Even singing songs and telling stories

What they could be about:
• Drawing
• Storybook content
• Word games
• Sing-along
• Literacy games

Find your favourite website and apps to support your child’s language and communication skills and add them below:

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Sites and apps to
make them brainy

The kind of stuff they can help with:
• Finding hidden things
• Sorting shapes and colours
• Playing make-belief games
• Working with buttons and moving parts
• Solving puzzles and counting
• Time-telling and basic writing

What they could be about:
• Game play
• Numeracy
• Puzzles
• Time-telling
• Writing skills

Think of websites or apps that you want to include in your whitelist that help your child think and problem-solve:

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Sites and apps to
improve their hand-eye coordination

The kind of stuff they can help with:
• Making or copying straight lines and circles
• Turning pages
• Building a tower of blocks
• Pouring and cutting actions

What they could be about:
• Drawing
• Colouring-in
• Touch-screen games

Find the websites and apps you think will best support your child’s hand-eye coordination skills and add them below:

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Sites and apps to
help them make friends

The kind of stuff they can help with:
• Playing with others
• Demonstrating affection
• Taking turns
• Showing concern for others
• Eventually cooperating with other children and demonstrating more and more creativity in make-believe play

What could these games be about:
• Cooperation
• Turn-taking
• Copying others
• Caring for others or animals
• Recognising emotion

Think of websites or apps that can help your child with their social and emotional development and include them on the whitelist:

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