Guide to Apps

Today's children are totally tech savvy — check out these apps guide to ensure that your child's time in the digital world is fun, safe, and full of learning opportunities. These guides maps some of the most common apps available and highlights those that might create risky situations for children, such as unintentionally revealing personal information, stranger danger and generating large bills through in-app purchasing.

It also features advice on apps that can be used to improve children learning and wellbeing to help them get the best experience out of the online world.

App guides and resources

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  • Parents Guide to Minecraft

    Is Minecraft Safe for Kids

    Dive deeper into the choose-your-own-adventure world of Minecraft, the quirky building game that can keep kids hooked for hours, but has lots of learning benefits, too.

  • Is Discord Safe for Kids

    Is Discord Safe for Kids

    Is Discord safe? How does it work? And what does it have to do with Fortnite? Here's everything you need to know about this popular chat app for gamers.

  • Is Roblox Safe for Kids

    Is Roblox Safe for Kids

    If you are deciding whether Roblox is safe for your child, here is a comprehensive guide to determine if it is suitable for your child and how you can set it up as safely as possible.

  • YouTube Kids

    YouTube Kids

    Is YouTube Kids really safe for kids? How does it work, and how do you set filters and parental controls? Learn more about this kid-targeted, but sometimes iffy, YouTube-lite app.

  • Is Snapchat Safe for Kids

    Is Snapchat Safe for Kids

    Is Snapchat safe for kids? How does it work? And what's with Snapstreaks? Everything curious parents need to know about this ultra-popular app.

  • Is TikTok Safe for Kids

    Is TikTok Safe for Kids

    Is TikTok safe? How does it work? And can I do a duet with my kid? Here's everything you need to know about this popular musical singing and sharing app.


See recommended age-appropriate apps that’ll help your child get the best out of the internet.