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Can Apps Help Us Raise Empathetic Children?

We mentioned in one of our recent articles that apps can help kids develop their social skills. But how can something digital affect our real relationships? One of the key abilities that children’s publishing and media can tap into is empathy. Children learn to identify the situation of others, putting themselves ‘in another’s shoes’, at […] Read More

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Artie’s Magic Pencil at the BolognaRagazzi Digital Awards

Last week, we were lucky enough to receive a prestigious mention for Artie’s Magic Pencil. Our CEO travelled to Bologna, Italy, as part of the Bologna Children’s Book Fair. Last year, the fair saw 26,000 visitors and gave 20 awards. The award ceremonies include categories covering books and digital media that enrich children’s lives all over the world. And guess […] Read More

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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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Artie at South Ken Kids Festival!

It was a day of video games, evil triangles, and a “lionasaur”…so an exciting day, all in all! On Sunday 20th November, we were lucky enough to participate in a fantastic event for kids at the French Institute in London. South Ken Kids Festival is a yearly event bringing together French and English-speaking kids to […] Read More

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Download Artie Free on the App Store!

Very exciting news is brewing here at Minilab Studios… Not only are we embarking on a new adventure in the next couple of weeks (keep reading…), but we’ve plenty to celebrate over on the App Store- we’re the Free App of the Week until December 1st! Or, more specifically, Artie is! You can download it here. Artie’s Magic […] Read More

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Weekend Worksheets: Artie’s Magic Pencil!

Bringing our digital drawing app into the real world, our Artie’s Magic Pencil worksheets are the perfect weekend activity. If you’re looking for something to keep the kids busy during their last weekend of half term, then look no further than Artie’s creative worksheets. Using a dot-to-dot format, kids can build images from the world around […] Read More

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Artie’s Magic Pencil Review Round-up! #1

  Our helpful hero has been exploring the internet teaching everyone how to draw and the importance of helping a friend in need. Here are just a few reviews from some of Artie’s biggest fans! Tech With Kids ‘Kids who love art will get a kick out of Artie’s Magic Pencil. But the child who […] Read More

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