Month: January 2021

Minecraft Books for Kids

Teaching, Problem Solving, & More: 10 Minecraft Books for Kids

Not long ago, I shared a blog post that acknowledged that encouraging kids to play Minecraft may sound counterproductive, but it actually does have far-reaching educational value. I also shared a Minecraft Book that Creates a Bridge Between Parents & Kids. This post has been so well-received that I decided to dive even deeper and …

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A Minecraft Book that Creates a Bridge Between Parents and Kids

Who would have ever thought parents would be encouraging their kids to play video games because there are valuable learning components included?! I’m sure a lot of parents are thinking that right now. And yes, kids should be getting outside, exploring their world, reading books, and every else like that to live a balanced life. …

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Riddles, Decoding, and Cipher Activities for Kids

If you didn\’t see the fun secret message activity I shared in my last post, please check it out. I was so inspired by Sherlock Holmes\’s birthday, that I decided to keep the sleuthing fun going! Master Code Maker Sherlock Holmes wasn\’t the only master riddler. Did you know that our 3rd President of the …

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Imaginarium Geographica: Here There Be Dragons

Since today (January 16th) is Appreciate a Dragon Day, I feel perfectly fine with continuing my sharing of awesome dragon-y books for young readers. So today, let’s explore one of my favorite dragon-ish books that happens to be an extraordinary journey of myth, magic, and mystery. The book is Here, There Be Dragons.   The Imaginarium Geographica… …

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Sherlock Holmes activities for kids

Happy Birthday Sherlock Holmes! Let\’s Create and Decipher

William Sherlock Scott Holmes, best known as Sherlock Holmes, is the world\’s only consulting detective, a profession he created for himself. Oddly enough, people are not 100% when this fictional character\’s really is. Created by the Scottish writer Arthur Conan Doyle. The prototype for the modern mastermind detective, Holmes first appeared in Conan Doyle\’s A Study in …

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