balancing your tech time

How much is “too much” time using computers, gaming consoles, smart toys, tablets and smartphones 

Free online learning about digital technology use and addiction

Recommended for primary school grades 3-6. Maximum 50 students per session. 

Students will learn...

  • the impacts of digital technology overuse on your body and mind
  • technology addiction
  • warning signs of technology overuse
  • strategies to have a technology break

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This session is made possible thanks to Bupa           Bupa Foundation logo

curriculum alignment & evidence base

All our topics and sessions are aligned to the Australian Schools Curriculum and based on the latest in psychoeducational research, presented by Kids Helpline counsellors.
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what happens on the day

Our counsellors personalise the session based on the needs of your class.
Here is an example of how a session may run.


Introduction (5 mins):

  • Interactive ice-breaker
  • Brief summary of Kids Helpline

Presentation (30 mins)

  • Presentation of key content in your chosen topic/session, including coping strategies & support options
  • Interactive learning activities (group work, video watching, games, role playing, etc.)
  • Practical application of key strategies
  • Movement/interactive breaks included as needed

Conclusion (5-10 mins)

  • Summary of session
  • Group reflection
  • Questions & answers

resources you may also like

Created by Kids Helpline counsellors for teachers and students

For grades 4-6
Kids Helpline poster for teens
A printable poster for teenagers to encourage help-seeking through Kids Helpline.
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For grades 4-6
Balancing your tech time work sheet
Worksheet to help students identify what areas of their life they need to balance around tech time in order to fulfill multiple social, educational and emotional needs.
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For grades 4-6
Balancing your tech time work sheet with examples
Detailed infosheet with examples to help students identify to balance their tech time with other important aspects of life.
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