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The Fame Game

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Chat more about the online world with:

Netsafe NZ have fantastic resources and information about online safety. Check them out here.

Would you like more ideas? Check out our general ideas in our 'Resources' section.


Prince Zac's Fairytale Journal (spoiler alert - ready the story first!)

Find out how Prince Zac's thinking changed

Prince Zac started thinking more helpfully after jotting down his thoughts and feelings. You can read his processing in her Fairytale Journal. 


Create your family internet rules

Create agreements to keep you safe!

Imagine if Rapunzel had rewarded herself with a calming foot soak every time she finished brushing her hair? Or what if she took 10 minutes reading her favourite book when she finished the dishes?

Rewards keep us moving! Work out what motivates you, and get yourself moving. You can use Rapunzel's Reward Chart Template, or you can make one of your own. 

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Questions to keep conversations going


  • Do you want to be famous?

  • Who is someone you admire who is famous?

  • What would you NEVER want to be famous for?

  • What do you think are the downsides of being famous?

  • Do you know anyone who is famous?

  • What would you do if you were famous?

  • How many people do you think really get to be famous?

  • Do you think anyone ever wins at the Fame Game?

  • Do you think people who are famous feel any different?

  • Do you think people who are famous are happier?

  • What do you think are the dangers of living your life trying to get famous?

  • What do you think when all others care about is being famous?

  • Do you think this is true - the more fame you have, the more you want?

  • Why do you think people try to be popular? Are you keen to be popular? What do you want?

  • How many friends do you need? are they real friends?

  • Do 'likes' mean you are liked?

Life online

  • Do you think that our family has the balance right of time online?

  • If you could trade online time for one-on-one time with me, what would you choose?

  • Have you got any suggestions for how I can help you be safe online?

  • What makes a friend a friend?

  • What are some of the differences between an online friendship and an offline one?

  • What are some of the things people might lie about online?

  • Have you heard of 'Fake News?' What does it mean? Make some of your own!

  • What qualities might you need to keep safe online and do it well - discretion, wisdom, vigilence, self control, caution, maturity, self discipline. 

  • How do you know what is right and what is wrong with social boundaries?

  • What do you think people might regret posting online?

  • Why do we need to be careful what we see? Overstimulation - ugly stuff. 

  • Why should we limit our friends? What is the harm in having more friends?

  • Who would you go to if you had problems online?

  • Do you feel like you've got good friends offline?

  • How do you like to spend most of your online time?

  • What is something you've discovered is a time sink or not worth it on the internet?

  • Have you ever seen anything you wish you haven't?

  • Have you ever done anything you wish you hadn't?

  • People interpret written text differently?

  • What would you feel if someone shared about you?

  • How much time does the internet pull you in?

  • Do you think people really have the 'perfect' lives you see online?
  • Do you think our family internet rules are fair?

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Ditch your device

  • Make a fort

  • Create art!

  • Do some baking

  • Dance party!

For more ideas, check out our 'Refresh your ideas' section by clicking here.