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4 Family Games and Media Resolutions!

Phew, we’re almost mid-January already! But it’s never too late to set some resolutions to make the most of the amazing media available to children in 2019. Read on for our top tips as we look ahead… 1. Play together No doubt you’ve heard the latest YouTube or Fortnite gossip around the playground. Your child […] Read More

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2018 Highlights at Minilab and BIGUMAKU!

This year has been a special one here at Minilab Studios – we might have seemed a bit quieter than normal at times on the blog, but it’s only because we were working on our biggest projects yet! We started the year by visiting the BETT Show to discover the future of educational tech, and […] Read More

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Storytelling with Muvimi: Lesson Plan Ideas!

In previous years, we’ve spent South Ken Kids Festival exploring the solar system with Astro Cat and following the dots with Artie…but this year we encouraged visitors to the Quentin Blake Library to create their own characters and stories, their way! Muvimi was the first app we launched under our new mobile gaming brand, BIGUMAKU, but […] Read More

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Wintry Fun with the Kids!

Walking to the studio this morning, we couldn’t help but notice… the Christmas decorations are already going up! There are less than 6 weeks to go until the sparkliest, loudest, food-iest day of the year. If you’re really on top of the gift list you might already be feeling prepared, but have you thought about […] Read More

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Start your adventure with Hilda Creatures

In case you hadn’t noticed from our (very) busy social channels recently, our gaming label BIGUMAKU launched the new Hilda app on the App Store! But if you’ve been living under a troll rock, here’s a quick introduction for you before you set out to complete your own Sparrow Scout badge collection… Hilda Creatures is an […] Read More

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Muvimi shortlisted for a TIGA Award!

The Minilab family is still 3 years young, but we’ve been taking huge strides recently. From launching our gaming label, BIGUMAKU, to working on a Netflix tie-in with Hilda, it’s been all go! And now we’re very excited to announce that one of our latest titles is up for a TIGA Award… Muvimi was our […] Read More

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Hilda is coming to the App Store!

Huge news from our new company BIGUMAKU! It might seem like we’ve been quiet for the last couple of months, but that’s only because we’ve been working on something extra special. We are delighted to announce that through our gaming label, BIGUMAKU, we are releasing a new mobile game to tie in with the brand […] Read More

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