Minecraft Story Map for Kids Creative Writing Prompt

Download a free Minecraft story map for kids and use it to teach creative writing skills. If you’ve got a kid who loves to write stories, or if you are a classroom teacher looking to motivate and teach narrative writing, you’ll love this project. Recently a reader came to Healthy Family looking for a Minecraft story map. I immediately thought, what a great idea! It’s difficult to teach kids the parts of a story and put it into action when you are dealing with very abstract ideas. But what if you used something that they are very familiar with, like Minecraft? (…)

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Minecraft Wrapping Paper: Download Free Minecraft Wallpapers to Craft

Want Minecraft wrapping paper or wallpaper for a fun craft or special gift? One of our readers recently left a comment about the Minecraft box I made last year. The box is displayed on our popular Minecraft 3D paper craft page. I never did mention the box or offer links or free downloads of the wallpaper used to cover the box. Here is a quick tutorial on how I made the box and a few free downloads for you to enjoy. I hope these three Minecraft block wallpaper patterns will inspire you to create your own homemade Minecraft box. (…)

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Minecraft Valentines: Six Designs that are Free to Download and Print

Minecraft Valentines aren’t easy to come by. You won’t find them in the store. There are a few Minecraft Valentines on Etsy, but they aren’t free to download and print out. This year I decided to create six free Minecraft Valentines to share. Check them out. Valentine’s Day can be costly enough when you’ve got four kids like we do. Although Valentine’s Day cards are relatively inexpensive at places like Walmart and Kmart, they aren’t always geared toward the 7-9 year old. We like to be original over here, and we like to be crafty too. So instead of settling for a box of super heroes at the store, we decided to make some original Minecraft Valentines. (…)

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Minecraft for Teachers Mod Creates Your Own Custom Classroom Server

Minecraft for Teachers: Now anyone with students can set up a custom Minecraft server for their class. There’s no need for technical computer coding skills. This is thanks to a little known custom mod created by Joel Levin, Santeri Koivisto, and Aleksi Postari at MinecraftEdu. The mod has been available (…)

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How to Install Minecraft Mods, Texture Packs, or Minecraft Skins

Need to know how to install Minecraft mods? If you’ve got kids addicted to Minecraft nagging you about how to install Minecraft mods I can help. I have a lot of experience with Minecraft mods, Minecraft texture packs, and Minecraft skins. I enjoy playing Minecraft and helping newbies get their (…)

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Minecraft Paper Crafts: Get Free Herobrine, Steve, Enderman & Creeper

Minecraft paper crafts are an easy Minecraft birthday party activity. Just download and print our original Minecraft paper crafts templates. They are free and a lot of fun for kids to play with. We’ve got Herobrine paper craft, Steve paper craft, Enderman paper craft, and a creeper paper craft.

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Minecraft Walkthrough Lesson for Beginning Players and Parents

Need Minecraft walkthrough lessons? If you are worried about letting your child play Minecraft, don’t be. I’d like to give you a Minecraft walkthrough and hopefully help you understand the value in this collaborative online construction style game for kids. Minecraft has become a popular game for kids, but it (…)

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