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  • 9 amazing stats & figures about Minecraft

    You know a game is a classic when years after its release, it is still powering forward without any major changes or upgrades to the actual core product. ( Minecraft “Classic” was released in 2009!) …

  • 15 potentially life-changing apps for an accomplished 2021

    Tell me if this is a familiar sequence of statements around this time of year: December: "Ah, the holiday season. The last hurrah before diet time, am I right?" January: "New year, new …

  • 8 cool tech gadgets for kids

    Kids like to tinker, and that might be one thing many of them are struggling with as all of their interactions these days seem to be through a computer screen versus just being able to play with …

  • How to make a sprite

    Video games are many things—epic conquests, frustrating mini battles, lovable characters, and so much more.  And while you can debate the most important aspect of any game, or what makes video …

  • The Ultimate Guide to STEM Competitions & Events

    December 2020 Update: New info added! And, with the number of virtual events coming together, we decided to break some info out into a separate online math competitions post, and hope to cover …

  • 7 ways kids can make money from home in 2021

    For many kids and teens, there comes a time where a lightbulb goes off and they begin thinking about things like, “instead of spending two hours watching this movie, what else could I be doing with …

  • JavaScript for kids: Introducing the web’s programming language

    When you click a webpage’s contents, and the webpage responds, how does that happen?  It’s JavaScript, usually.  You might already know that JavaScript can create games, websites and web …

  • 8 STEM & coding gifts kids & teens would love to receive

    As parents, it’s natural for us to encourage our kids to take up the same interests we enjoyed at their age, or even interests we enjoy now as adults. It all comes down to familiarity and …