Inspired somewhat by Miss Oh's videos of her Let's Play world, I decided that it would be nice to create something for parents of young Minecrafters. When I first heard of Minecraft it sounded like it had a lot of potential for the Oh Waily kids to learn lots of new skills while having fun.… Continue reading Minecraft for Parents
Young Master Oh Waily wishes to get in on the video making bandwagon and has been asking me if he can for a week or two now. This week both his interest and my time collided so that I could let him have a practice run. The practice ended up being 30 minutes long and… Continue reading LightningMatt is about to strike
Today's blog post is brought to you by "Pigs in space...." Oh wait. No.... that's my youth I'm reliving*. This is Miss Oh's youth we're talking about here. In that case it should be "Cows in trees". In this episode you meet the gravity defying bovines that populate the Minecraft world. Well, mostly gravity defying and… Continue reading The Cow Episode
Today there was coffee ! And some applied maths... multiple-step multiplication and addition to work out the right number of blocks to make paths in Minecraft, for both kids. Also some discussion about different patterns and how to construct them. In between that there was a trip to the shops, a library visit for new… Continue reading What Did We Do Today?
I thought I would put out a quick post to encourage anyone who hasn't already, to take a look at Miss Oh Waily's YouTube channel. Along with her Rainbow World Minecraft Let's Play videos, she has started another series that will contain short tips. She recorded and edited the third episode and did most of the… Continue reading Shameless plug