Email for Children : Yahoo Family Account

Need an email account for your children? While I was figuring out how to get a free Yahoo email account for my young kid, I stumbled across the need to create a Yahoo Family Account.

Yahoo! Family Email Accounts

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Family Accounts allows a parent or legal guardian to give consent before their child creates an account with Yahoo. A child is someone under the age of 13.

The parent must register and create their own Yahoo! account, or have a previous email account. In addition they require the parent’s name and credit card information. The credit card will not be charged or stored but is required for real-time verification purposes only and as evidence that parental consent was received.

Check out the Yahoo! Registration page to register your child. But do not forget to use blocking and filtering software for kids and teach them safety online. In addition the Family resource centre has some good resources for safe online communication and safe surfing. I would like to hear your comments if you gifted your child an email account?

Update: The specific Yahoo children email registration page has been discontinued.