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Minecraft

Why Do Kids Love Minecraft?

Minecraft remains one of the most popular games ever made and is considered to be one of the greatest video games of all time. Since its launch in 2011, it has grown to a community of over 91 million players, with a large percentage of...

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18th February 2020

Minecraft

What Is a Minecraft Coding Camp?

Ever since its launch in 2011, Minecraft has become incredibly popular with children. It manages to combine creativity, an open and expansive world and relatively simple mechanics; these factors have helped it to become a gateway for...

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11th February 2020

Minecraft

How Does Minecraft Teach Coding?

When playing Minecraft, it is very easy for your kids to sink hours upon hours of their free time into its blocky world; whether they are creating a small farming homestead in survival mode or planning out and building the biggest...

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6th February 2020

Minecraft

Is Minecraft OK & Suitable for 7 Year Olds?

With Minecraft being one of the most popular video games ever released (it’s the top-grossing video game of all time), it’s highly likely that your 7-year-old child is either currently playing it or is begging you to let them play it....

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4th February 2020

Minecraft

What Parents Need to Know About Minecraft: Parents Guide to Safety

Minecraft is the highest selling video game of all time. Almost a decade after its first release it continues to be one of the most popular games, particularly among children. But many parents have little to no understanding of what the...

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30th January 2020

3D Printing, Coding, Engineering, Game Design, Holiday Camp, Minecraft, Robotics

Tech Camps for Teens this Summer in London and Other UK Locations

Finding fun and engaging activities for your teenagers over the summer holidays can be challenging, particularly for teens with an active imagination. As parents ourselves, we understand these challenges more than most, which is why we...

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23rd July 2019

Minecraft, Summer Camps

Minecraft coding for kids: How it can set your child up for life

Minecraft is the best-selling online computer game that has, quite literally, taken the Internet by storm; packed out supermarket shelves with plastic merchandise; and sold out cinemas worldwide thanks to a brand-new movie.   Kids are...

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15th July 2019

Game Design, Minecraft, Mobile Technology

Are Video Games Good for You?

Video games are such an intrinsic part of most kid’s lives. They’re now more accessible than ever, from e-sports tournaments on television to mobile games on our smartphones. The internet streaming service Twitch even serves as a hub...

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8th July 2019

October Hafl-term camps

Coding, Engineering, Game Design, Holiday Camp, Minecraft

October half-term activities in London to help get kids’ skills up

October half-term is fast approaching, and if like many parents you still don’t have any plans for your children, then our half-term tech camps could be the perfect activity!   We run a week-long half-term activity classes in London at...

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5th October 2018

Minecraft Education

Minecraft

11 Reasons why Minecraft is educational for kids  

As a parent, you’ve no doubt heard of Minecraft.     It’s a unique computer game. But did you know that it can also be a great learning tool? From academic to social skills, Minecraft can help children reach their full potential. ...

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10th June 2018