A Parent’s Guide to Minecraft. 131 million people enjoy #Minecraft - how much do you know about the game every child eventually plays? Here is the guide you need!

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15 mins

What will I learn?

You will discover how to ensure your children use Minecraft safely

You will get some really useful tips and tricks around how Minecraft works

You will grow your confidence in a game played by millions of young children

You will learn how to fee more knowledgeable about this topic and area moving forwards

This Learning Trunk covers...

  • Parent’s Guide to Minecraft 131 million people enjoy #Minecraft - how much do you know about the game every child eventually plays? Here is the guide you've been looking for!
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    What do you need to know about Minecraft as a parent? An excellent video from Smarter Parenting on this global phenomena and the impact on young children. This video focuses on the PE edition which you find tablets and smartphones
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    10 Things you should know about Minecraft… Now we know this video is old, however, it sums up Minecraft really well (2m32s)
  • A head bopping guide to Minecraft… So this is more about giving you the language around the game as well as providing some safety tips (5m36s)
  • Understand Minecraft from the perspective of a young person William clearly loves Minecraft - can he convince you... :) (2m11s)
  • A short overview of the popular game Minecraft by CAP Understand more about the world of Minecraft in under 2 minutes!
  • Why children should play Minecraft This video presents the case for why Minecraft is a good influence on young children - well worth a watch (7m39s)
  • Is Minecraft Safe for Kids? The big question is ... is it safe? This is focussed on Pocket Edition (2m)
  • Minecraft Child Safety and Multiplayer Online – This guy is in the know! Playing online in realms and servers means some bigger safety concerns - get savvy! (9m)
  • Minecraft parental controls step-by-step guide A short and useful guide by Internet Matters (under 1 minute - so worth watching!)
  • Next Steps - Parent's Guides Feeling more informed? What next?

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