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A parent posted a question on our Facebook page. “What do you think is an appropriate age for a kid to start playing Minecraft?” It seems like the answer should be simple, # years old! Simple! But when I thought about the answer, so many things popped into my head. I remember when my kids were younger and I would try to decide if a movie was age appropriate. Even though I tried to be
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By Jennifer Parker Summer is a free spirited and fun time to explore new interests and develop old ones. Parents may find it tricky to strike the balance between giving their children freedom to play and explore but not so much time they get bored and into trouble. Below are some suggestions for keeping kids engaged and productive this summer. Try to keep a routine: Making sure children get enough sleep and eat regularly can
Kids coding languages

November 3, 2018

Best Kids Coding Languages to Learn

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In the 21st century, technology has become an inevitable part of our daily routine. It has a significant impact on the absolute majority of aspects of our lives, whether it be on professional, educational, or even personal levels. Just have a look around and think of the programs you use on a day-to-day basis. Emails, instant messengers, web browsers, gaming apps, – and the list goes on. However, if you dig a little deeper into
Learn math playing math games

November 3, 2018

Learn math playing math games

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“Learn math playing math games” – tell this your kids and they will think that it’s a wonderful idea! Every kid loves playing games, don’t they? Supporting their play time alone or with other kids is giving them a chance to help your dear ones grow skills in various areas. Playing games is not only fun. Games develop imagination, creativity and are healthy for brain building. Playing with the peers, the kids learn to interact
Boston with kids ideas

November 3, 2018

Boston with kids

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Boston with kids is always fun! The city offers a variety of things to do and places to visit. Everyone has a chance to experience their favorite activities, ranging from the standard attractions for kids and cultural events to regular sports activities. Parents will find their fun in Boston with kids as well. Our city offers plenty of parks, playgrounds, climbing structures, slides and swings, as well as lots of options of kids’ food –
Coding with kids, where to start
We all are surrounded by technology. Even without noticing, we all start our days using our smartphones when the alarm clock is helping us get rolling. We read the news on our mobile devices to see what has happened in the world while we were sleeping. We use social media to see what our family or friends did recently. Coding with kids helps them understand how all this technology is built. We drive to work
Kids birthday party places and ideas in Boston and Bedford, MA, Masscoussets

November 3, 2018

Kid birthday party places and ideas

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Kid birthday party places and ideas for celebrations are an endless topic. Every kid loves parties! Every kid is waiting for their birthday parties for months. Planning a party always takes lots of time and may be quite overwhelming for the parents. You need to consider numerous details – the venue, theme and style, decorations, entertainment, food, and the guest list. The party theme depends on your kid’s interests and hobbies. You know what fascinates
Scratch Programming

November 3, 2018

Scratch programming for kids

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Our world is so digital now, that involving kids in gadget-free activities becomes more and more challenging. We cannot deny the influence of modern technologies on the younger generation. So why not use it for their own good? Scratch programming for kids is a great first step! Your kid is obsessed with online games, chats and entertaining apps? Then it’s time to show him the useful side of the digital world. Upgrading the role from
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By Sydney Sauer From the first day of school, I knew that I would be the odd one out in my computer science class. In the whole class of boys, I was one of only two girls in the entire room! Although I tried not to think about that, it was hard to block out all of the things that made me different—my long, curly hair, painted nails, and cozy sweaters always seemed to stand
Kids Coding Code Wiz Boston Westford
Join us as we Code for a Cause and solve real-world problems with code! This is a chance for you to use code to raise awareness for a cause that is near and dear to your heart or solve a problem you face with code! Your cause could be anything from anti-bullying to breast cancer awareness to saving the earth. Enter the challenge and you can win prizes! Register now to be part of this