Macworld’s got an excellent video primer for parents prepping the iPad hand-me-down. In it, you’ll learn how to restore your old device to factory settings and block off access to the Internet, app purchases, adult-rated music and movies, and more. Think Twitter’s fine but don’t want your kid on Facebook? With iOS, it’s easy! Need to disable IAPs in Smurfs Village? Piece of cake! Just tap play and follow the few simple instructions to keep your little ones connected and protected:

I guess we’re not the only ones offering good advice, after all.

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