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Summer Camps

July Summer Camps for Kids in 2020

What with the rotten weather we are currently having, it’s no wonder that thoughts are starting to turn to summer and planning for the school holidays. Whilst summer is still a little way off, we all know how quickly time can pass....

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3rd March 2020

Game Design

What Roblox Teaches Kids? (+ FunTech Roblox Camps!)

Roblox is an incredibly popular game among children, with over 100 million users playing every month. Kids all over the UK play it or are asking their parents to let them play it.   But what, if anything, can Roblox teach kids and is...

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28th February 2020

Game Design

Is Roblox Suitable for My 12-Year-Old & What Can They Learn?

Roblox is an incredibly popular global gaming platform, primarily aimed at kids and young teenagers. Whilst Roblox has been designed with the safety of children very much in mind, just how safe is it and is it suitable for a 12-year-old...

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28th February 2020

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