Friday, December 23, 2016

Minecraft Games Inspire STEM Skills for Kids Tomorrow's Scientists + Engineers


Technology


The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free

In the digital, fast-based world we live in, video games and related toys that are not only fun but inspire kids to build STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) skills could not be a more important asset to the success of the next generation. Leading the pack in that gaming category ideal for youth growing up now, is a huge assortment of Minecraft products now available at Best Buy. 



Minecraft, currently one of the most popular family-friendly games, first arrived on the scene back in 2009. The brain-child of Swedish game developer Markus "Notch" Alexei Persson, this sandbox video game makes it possible to build 3D virtual worlds with cubes. Not only does this block building game encourage creativity in an entertaining way, it also sets the stage for boys and girls to engage in a variety of other activities such as exploration, gathering resources, survival challenges and combat that involve problem-solving skills, spacial abilities, strategic thinking and logic. 



All of these benefits of Minecraft help instill STEM aptitude and learning in young students who will eventually evolve into the innovators, scientists, coders, mathematicians and engineers of tomorrow. With such a rich and rewarding concept that is actually good for our children and the world's future, I'm pleased to share what is waiting for you and your family to tap into at Best Buy including the Xbox One S console bundle, additional Minecraft games and many Minecraft toys and collectibles.



Among the many excellent Best Buy finds to discover

  • Microsoft Xbox One S 500 GB Minecraft Favorites Console Bundle, $249.99 (regular $299.99)
  • Minecraft Collector Cases $21.99-$32.99
  • Lots of Minecraft video games, $29.99
  • Minecraft Motion Movie Set, $19.99 (regular $32.99)
  • Minecraft Mini Figures, $3.49
  • Assorted other Minecraft Products



Any of these Minecraft games and toys would make great last-minute holiday gifts. That's because these are gifts which keep nurturing our children and giving long after the holidays are over. Come to think of it these make great gifts for all kinds of occasions throughout the year for birthdays, graduations, and as a reward for doing well in school.

Learn more by visiting the official Best Buy website, as well as following both Best Buy and Minecraft on Twitter.



See the Best Buy store locator to find the closest store to you. With 1400 locations nationwide, there's bound to be a store near you.


Lots more good Best Buy reads ...
Adobe Photo Cloud Editing for Great Results

10 comments:

Stacie said...

I love Minecraft for this very reason. I LOVE that it promotes the ideas and concepts of STEM.

Marcie W. said...

My kids can never get enough Minecraft! I had no idea they had figures, but I'm sure they would love those too.

gingermommyrants said...

My kids would love to find a Xbox One S console bundle under the tree. We will have to see if Santa is bringing them one or not.

Ann B said...

Minecraft products are going to be a very popular gift this Christmas. I have a few things I picked up at Best Buy for the kids.

valmg @ Mom Knows It All said...

I know MInecraft is very popular this year. Those would all bring some smiles to some faces this holiday.

Jennifer H said...

Minecraft is so popular. These are wonderful gift ideas for kids.

Toni | Boulder Locavore said...

This is amazing! I love that kids are learning these at an early age.

Kristi C said...

My kids love Minecraft and I LOVE it as well! I love that they get to use their imagination and build. It's a win win. - Sarah, Must Have Mom

daytoday MOMents said...

We love Minecraft, those little mini-figures are so cute! Love the case to keep them organized. :)

Becca Wilson said...

Minecraft is definitely a game that stimulates. It is great for kids and adults alike.