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A short video, "How Cybersmart are you?" has been released by Cybersmart. The video is designed to help  parents navigate through the online world of their teenagers and provides strategies on how to protect their children from potential online risks.

 The more parents know about cybersafety, the more empowered they are to protect their kids.

http://www.cybersmart.gov.au/outdoor.aspx .  These web pages and posters were designed to reach teens.

Or watch this on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JHj0gKGYzfY

StoryJumper
StoryJumper http://www.storyjumper.com is a site that gives parents, kids, and authors a fun set of intuitive tools for writing and illustrating kids’ stories. The goal is to inspire anyone that's ever wanted to write a kids story to get started. A great school holiday activity idea.

 Scholastic's site for fans of Captain Underpants is not to be missed.  Of course, there is a load of "fun stuff" - Click-o-Rama, Professor Poopypants' Name Change-o-Chart 2000, and Make your own Comic.  In addition, there is information about the author and the characters. 

http://www.scholastic.com/harrypotter/home.asp

Scholastic has created a fun-filled site for Harry Potter fans of all ages.  Click on this site and find a trivia game, a pronunciation guide, owl posts and more.

 

StoryJumper
StoryJumper http://www.storyjumper.com is a site that gives parents, kids, and authors a fun set of intuitive tools for writing and illustrating kids’ stories. The goal is to inspire anyone that's ever wanted to write a kids story to get started. A great school holiday activity idea.

 

The TumbleBook Library is a great site for kids to explore interactive ebooks.  There are picture books, chapter books and non-fiction books that will appeal to many different ages, reading abilities and interests.