Many children love to play video games. To assist you in keeping your children safe whilst playing video games, including those with online player modes, please find some useful guidance in the Good Gaming is Safe Gaming document and in the weblinks below.
This guidance includes how to set security features on particular games consoles; what the Pan-European Game Information (PEGI) age rating system means; and a summary of some of this year’s recently released games with the PEGI ratings, so you are familiar with the games’ contents.
Staying Safe on Minecraft
Many of our children at Lodge Farm enjoy playing the game Minecraft.
What exactly is Minecraft?
Do you know what your children are doing when they are playing?
Minecraft has grown in popularity with children of primary school age, in which they explore a virtual land where they can ‘create their own worlds and experiences, using building blocks, resources discovered on the site and their own creativity.’
Below are some weblinks to articles from www.parentinfo.org which will help you to understand more about Minecraft and how your children can stay safe whilst playing.