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Genius Owl Minecraft Contest

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5 Reasons Why Minecraft is Popular

Mindcraft continues to grow in popularity. We hear this question everyday: here you are with 5 reasons why Minecraft is popular: Everyday there are more children starting to play the game. Ever increasing number of schools realise the educational value of this game too. Kim Komando, a technology writer at the American news daily, USA

Minecraft Teaches Kids To Be Good Citizens

Minecraft is the world's most popular game, and this popularity can be a force for good if used as an effective educational tool. Previously we have told you about Minecraft's educational role in teaching life skills such as money concepts to children. Teachers are using Minecraft all around the world to help kids learn all

Minecraft's educational role: money and life

Minecraft's educational role is not limited to children's gaming skills. They can learn about money and life just by playing the game. Let's look at how Minecraft can help children learn about money. According to this Reuters articles: it is about barter, about value, about how to protect your stuff. Kids are learning about money

Minecraft’s educational role: money and life

Minecraft's educational role is not limited to children's gaming skills. They can learn about money and life just by playing the game. Let's look at how Minecraft can help children learn about money. According to this Reuters articles: it is about barter, about value, about how to protect your stuff. Kids are learning about money

Birthday Party Ideas For Your Kids

What is the best birthday party idea? Parents are always in the look up to provide the best experience for their kids. We try to find the best clothes, the most delicious and nutritious food, and the most prestigious school for them. When it comes to celebrate important milestones, such as a birthday, it's not

Genius Owl Minecraft Birthday Parties Back!

Thanksgiving is here and we wanted to take a moment and reflect on the year behind us. We started almost a year ago and thanks to our customers we have been able to survive the ups and downs we faced in the past 12 months or so. First and foremost we'd like to express our

Minecraft As Educational Tool

These days parents usually complain of their kids spending a lot of time on their electronic gadgets. That becomes even more concerning for them when our kids are supposed to finish their homework and learn new subjects. But screen time doesn't need to be a waste of time, if we can strike a balance between

Playing Minecraft Socially Is Safer!

It's now happening so frequently that the news value is wearing out: a child playing computer game on their parent's iPad has left a bill worth of hundreds of dollars for the parent to pay! In most  cases, children make in-app purchases while playing a free game, or as was the case with this kid

British Museum in Minecraft

The rumors were true: Microsoft purchased Minecraft, and Markus "Notch" Persson the creator of Minecraft is leaving the company. What will it mean to the millions of Minecraft fans who throughout the past few years have developed a religious-like attachment to their beloved game? Sabrina is one of those players who sent an open letter

What if Microsoft buys Mojang?

Wall Street Journal recently reported  that "Microsoft Corp. is in serious discussions to buy Mojang AB, the Swedish company behind the popular Minecraft videogame." If this is true and is going to happen then what would be its implications for Minecraft fans. Would Microsoft make it a better game by utilizing its unlimited resources, or

Educational Benefits of Summer Camps

There is compelling body of research that supports the educational benefits of summer camps. Stephen Fine in his 2005 PhD thesis examined residential summer camp as a unique learning environment. "Camps are a special place to learn. Kids who find it difficult to learn in another setting will often succeed at camp," Fine says. "Camp