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Easy ways to get kids excited about STEM

They’re the subjects of the future: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths. Our kids are growing up in a rapidly changing world – and an exciting one too. So, you’ve got a little one interested in science – how best to nurture that? We aim to provide the edtech to help, plus some more ideas below… Experiment […] Read More

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Top Tips for turning Screen Time into Family Time

Screen time as family time? It’s not such a difficult thing to imagine – especially when mobile phones and tablets are so integrated into both our lives and our children’s. And screen time actually offers some unique insights into your child’s development and abilities. A simple join-the-dots game could indicate motor skills, while a story-based […] Read More

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Social Skills without Social Media?

Raising a happy and sociable mini-person in the digital age can be a bit of a media minefield. We’ve put together a few ideas on how to balance the fun of digital with real-world social skills…   Earlier this month, the Guardian reported that in a BBC survey ‘more than three-quarters of 10- to 12-year-olds have […] Read More

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The Artie’s World Update Is Here ✨

Hurrah! It’s time for all-new adventures with our little artistic hero, Artie. The update to our latest app, Artie’s World, is now live on the App Store, Google Play, and Amazon. So, what are you waiting for? Click here to discover the newest map packs…   So, what can you expect in Artie 2.0? Firstly, […] Read More

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4 Key Reasons Kids Are Great With Tech

  It’s a common scene for a parent of the digital age – you leave the room for one moment, and return to find your 3 year old quite happily typing away on the tablet. It seems almost instinctive, which can be a little alarming. The average child can now spend over 6 hours each day in […] 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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AAP ‘Screen Time’ Guidelines

We’ve talked about how we want to make your kids’ ‘screen time’ matter, but we at Minilab understand that the issue is still a big worry for parents. As these new technologies have entered ours and our children’s lives, advisors are having to adapt their policies to keep up. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) […] Read More

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