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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

Tech Courses

Stop Motion Animation for Kids: Courses, Camps, & Parent Guide

Even in today’s world of CGI and computer-generated effects, nothing quite beats the charm and creativity of stop motion animation; even today it can really capture people’s imaginations – particularly kids!   In fact, at FunTech we...

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18th February 2020

Robotics, Summer Camps

Robotics Summer Camps in 2020 for Kids Aged 7 to 14

If your child is excited about robots, why not use that love of all things electronic to engage them and develop their creativity? An early exploration into robotics can bring out many applicable skills some of which can be taken...

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12th 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

Robotics

How to Start Kids in Robotics? + Keeping Them Interested!

If you want to get your kid started off with an interest in robotics, it can be a little bit confusing to know where to start. As parents, we’re all very aware of how this subject can offer a bright future for your children, but knowing...

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28th January 2020

Game Design

Should Video Games Be Considered a Sport?

Video games have seen a drastic rise in popularity since the late 1970s, and this trend is unlikely to stop any time soon. With the development of competitive gaming and global competitions that promise millions in cash prizes, many are...

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27th January 2020

3D Printing

3D Printing for Kids: What Parents Need to Know & Is It Safe?

As 3D printing has become more accessible in recent years, we have started to see a wide range of industries adopting this versatile technology. With applications ranging from art and architecture to automotive and aerospace...

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27th January 2020