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Over the past 20 years, I have conducted thousands of interviews with kids and their families, I have learned about the power and perils of digital media. I have heard from families about their use of computer, console, handheld, online, smartphone, and tablet-based video games. But one game has stood out as the most popular and compelling game for children with ADHD: Minecraft. Why does Minecraft appeal so much to children with ADHD?

Over the past 20 years, I have conducted thousands of interviews with kids and their families, I have learned about the power and perils of digital media. I have heard from families about their use of computer, console, handheld, online, smartphone, and tablet-based video games. But one game has stood out as the most popular and compelling game for children with ADHD: Minecraft. Why does Minecraft appeal so much to children with ADHD?

Lots of patterns from lily and cream   Pinned from PinTo for iPad

Lily Sugar n' Cream

Over the past 20 years, I have conducted thousands of interviews with kids and their families, I have learned about the power and perils of digital media. I have heard from families about their use of computer, console, handheld, online, smartphone, and tablet-based video games. But one game has stood out as the most popular and compelling game for children with ADHD: Minecraft. Why does Minecraft appeal so much to children with ADHD?

Over the past 20 years, I have conducted thousands of interviews with kids and their families, I have learned about the power and perils of digital media. I have heard from families about their use of computer, console, handheld, online, smartphone, and tablet-based video games. But one game has stood out as the most popular and compelling game for children with ADHD: Minecraft. Why does Minecraft appeal so much to children with ADHD?

Feeling unsure about how to handle cell phones, tablets, video games, or computer use in your family? This FREE PRINTABLE for the Family Rules of Technology could be a help! You MUST talk to your kids about using all the technology available properly! Taking Control of Technology Before Technology Takes Over Your Family

Feeling unsure about how to handle cell phones, tablets, video games, or computer use in your family? This FREE PRINTABLE for the Family Rules of Technology could be a help! You MUST talk to your kids about using all the technology available properly! Taking Control of Technology Before Technology Takes Over Your Family

A computer and coding kit for all ages, all over the world. Lego simple, Raspberry Pi powerful, and hugely fun. $149, free shipping, available now.

A computer and coding kit for all ages, all over the world. Lego simple, Raspberry Pi powerful, and hugely fun. $149, free shipping, available now.

Elf on the Shelf Ideas plus a printable for creating a Minecraft Creeper Head for your Elf!

Elf on the Shelf Ideas plus a printable for creating a Minecraft Creeper Head for your Elf!

Made these for a minecraft birthday party. I got everything from Michaels Craft store. Used a plain box, covered with red wrapping paper. Drew TNT on computer paper. The top I found in seasonal section or near flowers. It's on a lil stick, just poked a hole thru top of box and all done

Made these for a minecraft birthday party. I got everything from Michaels Craft store. Used a plain box, covered with red wrapping paper. Drew TNT on computer paper. The top I found in seasonal section or near flowers. It's on a lil stick, just poked a hole thru top of box and all done

Use Minecraft to Teach Important Computer Skills Does your family play Minecraft? We do! Great ideas from sponsor @educents

Use Minecraft to Teach Important Computer Skills

Use Minecraft to Teach Important Computer Skills Does your family play Minecraft? We do! Great ideas from sponsor @educents

Discover something new or revisit a favorite activity from earlier in the year--you're sure to find something fun for your family to do together.

Top 10 Activities for Kids: How to Have Endless Fun With Your Kids

Discover something new or revisit a favorite activity from earlier in the year--you're sure to find something fun for your family to do together.

Minecraft Multiplication Game - Free printable multiplication game for practicing multiplication facts.

Minecraft Multiplication Game - Free printable multiplication game for practicing multiplication facts.

This was my weekend project for my son's room...minecraft creeper drawers from ikea:)

This was my weekend project for my son's room...minecraft creeper drawers from ikea:)

An incredibly easy way to keep your computer safe for your little ones. Secured everything in about 30 minutes. It shows, step by step, how to  filter content for Google, Instagram, iPone, iPad, Minecraft, Nexflix, Vevo and YouTube. DO THIS TODAY!!

An incredibly easy way to keep your computer safe for your little ones. Secured everything in about 30 minutes. It shows, step by step, how to filter content for Google, Instagram, iPone, iPad, Minecraft, Nexflix, Vevo and YouTube. DO THIS TODAY!!