Resources for Parents on Minecraft

By Lily Lachapelle on Wednesday, February 28, 2018
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The way children learn today has changed dramatically over the course of the years. Today, kids often learn best through electronic activities. This often includes video games, and especially Minecraft! It is important for parents and teachers to understand Minecraft can help kids learn, rather than just entertain. Below are some great resources to learn about just that, including articles, social media pages, podcasts and more. Check out the links below, and check back frequently for updated links!




Minecraft and Learning : Resources for parents and teens displaying how Minecraft assists learning academic and thinking skills.


Beyond Minecraft for Autism and ADHD : Minecraft and other sources that help those with Autism and ADHD can be beneficial for children who have trouble with planning skills as well. Also, this Pinterest board emphasises too much video game play for children with Autism can be harmful.


Minecraft for ADHD and Autism : Great activities for using Minecraft to help children with ADHD, Autism, and Learning Issues.


Minecraft. Executive Functions, and Learning : Strategies for using Minecraft to improve executive functions such as organization, planning, flexibility, time management, and self-awareness. Academics improved via Minecraft.




20 Minecraft Games and Activities : Different ideas and games that your child can play inside of Minecraft. Show them this page and help them execute these fantastic ideas.


A Parent’s Guide to Minecraft : A guide explaining to parents what Minecraft is, why kids enjoy it so much, and how it can be beneficial to them and their learning.


Can Minecraft Teach Team Building? : This story of a teacher who used Minecraft to get his students to get to know each other more and work better on a team together. Use these techniques with your kids to help them socialize easier.


Minecraft Summer Camp : Give your kids a different kind of activity over the summer with Minecraft Camp! This server allows kids to interact with other Minecraft lovers as well as benefit from the counselor’s guidance.



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