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Artie’s World is coming to YouTube!

Hello everyone! Exciting news – our first draw-along demo videos for Artie’s World are now live on YouTube. And Artie’s Village is just the beginning…   Artie’s Village is the free to play stage from our dot-to-dot drawing children’s app, Artie’s World, and provides the perfect introduction to drawing complex objects from simple shapes. Watch your child […] Read More

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An Interview with Ben Newman

We caught up with Professor Astro Cat’s co-creator and Minilab contributor Ben Newman, to talk career paths and inspiration, and looking forward to getting to work in the mornings.     In the spirit of all things ‘mini’, describe yourself in one sentence… Big-boned. And can you give us a quick summary of how you arrived at […] Read More

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How can apps benefit my child’s education?

  It’s 2017: more than ever our kids are using mobile and tablet technology to its fullest. Whether it’s messaging, taking photos or playing games, there’s an app for everything and they’re more readily accessible than ever. The American Academy of Pediatrics describes today’s child as ‘immersed in digital media’, and updated its guidelines in […] Read More

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Astro Cat’s Excellent Astro Events of 2017!

Good day, intrepid explorers of the solar system and beyond! Welcome to my quick round up of the astronomical events that should be noted down in any stargazer’s diary for the next year. 2016 saw gloomy skies and full moons blocking out some of its most spectacular displays, but not to worry – 2017 has […] Read More

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