Category: Minecraft

With ComputerCraft, Your Clever Minecrafter Can Learn to Code

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As well as being a fun, creative game for kids, Minecraft offers a huge range of learning opportunities to help your child expand their skills and knowledge. Even with just the basic version of Minecraft — known as vanilla — your kid

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11 Family-Friendly Minecraft Servers Where Your Kid Can Play Safely Online

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If your kid has spent some time playing Minecraft on their own — or with other family members on your home network — they will probably reach a point where they’ll want to play with others online. Playing Minecraft on a public

9 Kid-Friendly Minecraft Channels to Keep Your Child Safe on YouTube

One of the main concerns parents have about Minecraft is that their kid seems irresistibly drawn to the endless supply of Minecraft “Let’s Play” videos on YouTube. These videos are very popular because they teach Minecraft playing skills and can

Improve Reading Skills with a Minecraft Treasure Hunt!

Before the recent long Christmas break here in Australia, we were told by my seven-year-old son’s school that we could expect his reading abilities to drop somewhat over the holiday period. In fact, they improved in leaps and bounds. What

Learn Basic Maths Skills with Minecraft

Can kids learn maths while playing Minecraft? You bet they can! As they build amazing houses, towers, castles and roads, kids naturally explore concepts such as counting, length, area and volume, and learn how to use these ideas in practice