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Technology provides essential services for families, particularly during the pandemic. Nevertheless, parents need to be mindful that technology can be addicting, and that game and social media designers actually create their products to be addicting so that they can make more money. In this week’s COCA CAMP Challenge, we focus on finding balance and creating rules that teach children to use the internet safely.
DOWNLOAD a printable version of this week’s game board OR visit our COCA CAMP Challenge page to find out where you can pick up a game board and activity booklet from a Berks County library or summer program.
We have compiled a list of sites that offer activities and advice for teaching your children about gaming & technology use.
Common Sense Media: Parents Ultimate Guide to Steam
Lifewire: You Tube Tip: How to Turn off Autoplay
Qustodio: The Internet’s Best Free Parental Control App
Apple Support: Parental Controls for Ipad, Iphone & Ipod Touch
Parenting Digital: 18 Fun Family Activity Ideas Combining Technology and Family Time
Find our Prevention in Pajamas videos and other summer fun resources from our partners at Berks Summer Camps Unite!