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The benefits of children learning Minecraft

The benefits of children learning Minecraft

I’m sure all our readers are fully aware of what Minecraft is. Or rather have at least heard your kids talking about it at home, in the playground, and wherever they get the chance too! However, for those of you that don’t know, Minecraft is a very popular video game in which players create and break apart various kinds of blocks in three-dimensional worlds. So what is so good about it? Why are children obsessed with it? And should we be encouraging play? Well, quite simply yes! As far as non-violent, educational games go, Minecraft is arguably one of the best and can teach children the fundamentals of programming skills! 

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What to buy this Christmas?

What to buy this Christmas?

With Christmas looming and Black Friday deals just around the corner, we’ve compiled the ultimate gift guide for techy kids (so you don’t have to!). We understand Christmas shopping can get overwhelming, so we thought we’d give you a helping hand this holiday season and found gifts we know your children will love to see under the tree. 
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What is International Internet Day?

What is International Internet Day?

Would you argue that the Internet is the most important invention in human history? Even if you don’t think it’s the MOST important, it’s still pretty cool right? I mean, think of the world right now without the Internet. We wouldn’t be able to connect with friends online. Businesses would start to crash. And we couldn’t search for anything we wanted to at the click of a button. 
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Celebrating terrific teachers

Celebrating terrific teachers

Most of us have fond memories of a teacher, whether they were in school, a holiday camp or at an after-school activity. Perhaps they are of your favourite teacher, or the one you looked up to as a role model, or the one who taught you something so significant you still remember it now. 

Today, on 5th October, we celebrate World Teachers’ Day. It’s an occasion to ‘acknowledge, evaluate and enhance the instructors of the world’ and be thankful for all the hard work they put into teaching us and helping us learn.

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