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Coding

Can a 10-Year-Old Learn Python Coding?

There are many programming languages to choose from and each will have differences, and occasional challenges. Some coding languages are easier to use and others – for example, for very young children, we recommend they start with...

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13th April 2021

Game Design

5 of the Best Educational Video Games for Kids

Many kids will have been playing more video games than usual over the last year for obvious reasons which we don’t need to explain. As parents, this can be a concern, but it is a common misconception that all video games are violent or...

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7th April 2021

Coding

Is Scratch Educational for Kids?

Finding an app that is both fun and educational, plus will appeal to your kids, can be tough – especially if it centres around a subject such as programming. However, the Scratch app has managed to bridge that gap, and it’s actually...

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7th April 2021

Minecraft

The 5 Best Kid-Friendly Minecraft YouTubers

Minecraft was released in 2011 and since then has gone on to be one of the most popular video games of all time. Part of the Minecraft culture is around YouTube. Kids will want to watch the latest videos from the gamer influencers on...

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2nd April 2021

Coding

Can a 12-Year-Old Learn Python Coding?

There are many programming languages to choose from and each will have differences, and occasional challenges. Some coding languages are easier to use and others – for example, for very young children, we recommend they start with...

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1st April 2021

Coding

What is Block Coding for Kids?

We’re currently living in what many people consider to be the fourth industrial revolution; the ongoing automation of traditional manufacturing and industrial practices, using modern smart technology – all of which is made possible with...

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31st March 2021

Coding

6 of the Best Coding Books for Kids of All Ages

As a parent, it can be difficult finding the right books that will help your child understand coding while making sure that they stay interested. Coding can really benefits kids, but if you’re trying to help your child grasp the concept...

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31st March 2021

Coding

6 of the Best Coding Apps for iPad to Suit Younger Kids

Coding is essential knowledge in the digital age. We believe it not only helps children to improve their communication but also builds logic, creative thinking and can improve maths and writing skills.   If your young child is curious...

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29th March 2021

Virtual Half Term Activities April 2021

Virtual Camp

Virtual Half-Term Activities for April & Easter of 2021

With April half-term fast approaching, parents won’t have the same flexibility they would have done in the past. With Covid restrictions and safety still paramount, options are far more limited than they used to be – with exception to...

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17th March 2021

Holiday Camp

9 Virtual Easter Holiday Camps for Kids in April 2021

Kids around the UK returned to school in March following the 2021 post-Christmas lockdown period. Whilst it’s fantastic news that they can get learning again with their friends, it won’t be long before the Easter Holidays are here.   By...

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9th March 2021