Family tips are notes that Primer places in Project Guides to help families spark conversations with kids about their work. Parents can use Family tips to help their kids build good habits, get unstuck, and plan their work. Family tips start with a 💡 and look like this:

Family tips in product

To see if your kids' projects have family tips, log into the Parent Dashboard.

  • In the sidebar, select a kid and click on one of the projects they're doing.
  • At the top of that project, click on the Guide tab and scan the project to see if it has family tips.

By default, we collapse family tips so they don't distract from the project guide. They'll look like this when they're collapsed:

Collapsed family tip

To expand a family tip, click the down arrow. To collapse it again, click the up arrow.

Expanded family tip
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