Minecraft For Dummies is a handy resource for beginners or parents looking to understand more about the game.
Not all of the Minecraft content on YouTube is appropriate for kids, so here's how to make it a safer and more enjoyable experience for everybody.
Playing Minecraft can be a really positive and worthwhile experience for kids, and the game comes with all sorts of educational, social and cognitive benefits.
A look at some of the not-so-good things about Minecraft, and how to fix them so you can make it a better experience for your family.
It can be tough for kids to move away from playing Minecraft and do something else, so here are some ideas about why and how you can help to make it easier for them.
What is griefing?
Most of the people that your kids will meet on multiplayer servers are just there to have a good time. But some want to attack other players, or intentionally destroy or steal the things that other players have made and collected. In short they cause a lot of grief, and it can be a really upsetting experience for many kids.
Social scripting is a way to help people develop social skills by practising real-life social situations. In this example, my kids and I practice some of the skills needed for shopping.