The Minecraft Guide for Parents

The Minecraft Guide for Parents

Down-to-earth Advice for Parents of Children Playing Minecraft

Book - 2014
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Offers guidance to parents with children interested in the Minecraft video game, looking at what the game is, how it is played, how children can stay safe online, how it can benefit children, and how to manage time spent playing it.

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A Parent’s Guidebook to Minecraft®

Is Minecraft® a game? A computerized construction toy? This book helps you understand exactly what Minecraft® is, why kids love it, and why it may offer much more than what you’ve come to expect from a game. A Parent’s Guidebook to Minecraft® is written for parents, caregivers, educators, and anyone else who has kids swept up in the Minecraft® phenomenon.

This handbook explains how to install, set up, and play the game, so that even adults with minimum computer literacy can step in and help their children–and play alongside them. Moving beyond the basics, this practical guide explores larger questions such as online safety, be it playing in multi-player worlds or posting on forums or YouTube. It also examines the social and academic advantages to be found in Minecraft® and offers realistic solutions to challenges such as time management and conflicts over computer use.

With a simple, friendly, and open style, A Parent’s Guidebook to Minecraft® offers practical help and new ways to connect with children who play this exciting and creative game.

You’ll learn to

  • Make playing Minecraft® a rewarding experience for your kids–and the entire family.
  • Set limits and ensure the computer doesn’t become a source of conflict.
  • Take advantage of the social aspects of Minecraft® and keep your kids safe online.
  • Gather supplies, craft items, and build structures.
  • Avoid monsters–or just remove them from the game.
  • Set up a server in your home.

Minecraft® is a trademark of Mojang Synergies/Notch Development AB. This book is not affiliated with or sponsored by Mojang Synergies/Notch Development AB.




Publisher: [San Francisco, California] : Peachpit Press, [2014]
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9780321957375
0321957377
Branch Call Number: 791.932 Minecraft 2013
Characteristics: xv, 247 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm

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aaronwong1
Oct 21, 2017

this book is the best!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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indigo_horse_157
Mar 13, 2016

You should totally play Akatsuki Kingdom on Kingdoms craft friend me my user is pufflegirl. I am building a town.

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FireWithIN
Feb 09, 2015

IS THAT JUST FOR PARENT'S

I'M GONNA HOLD THIS BOOK GOTSHA
DO YOU LIKE MINECRAFT EVEN?

1 SECOND AGO I HOLDED THIS BOOK.
IS SOMEBODY OF YOU LIKE IRON MAN

ARE YOU SURE THAT BOOK IS GOOD?

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ty945
Nov 27, 2014

YESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
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WesChow
Nov 10, 2014

Minecraft? oh yaa!!

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humbleworm
Aug 25, 2014

Although I cannot comment specifically about this book, there are a few things worth noting about Minecraft. It is possible to play alone or within a home network without joining the rest of the world on a server out on the internet. If you are joining a multiplayer server on the internet and the thing you enjoy about Minecraft is exploring or building, then you will save yourself a lot of grief by avoiding PvP (player vs player) servers. There are tons of instructive videos on youtube. Minecraft is very addictive so keep an eye on how much time your kids are playing it.

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kancir
Aug 25, 2014

this book is about teaching parents how to play minecraft so your parents can play with you and wont cause any problems :)

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conradmo
Aug 01, 2014

tomorrow I am going to get that book

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mombrarian
Jul 29, 2014

Perfect for all those Minecraft bewildered parents like myself!

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dzveibil
Jul 14, 2014

yyyyyyyyeeeeeaaaaaaaawwwwwww
3RD IN THE LINE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Mar 08, 2015

zhanggeorge thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 5 and 99

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Aug 28, 2014

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Werewolfkirby
Jul 07, 2015

This is a great book for parents to figure out what their kids are doing in the game.

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