Furniture Hacks in Minecraft

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This week’s #MinecraftMonday is going to be switched up a bit. I know we have tons of lessons which are a big range but today we are going to be a bit more relaxed. These will be useful for later challenges or just when you and your child are playing for fun. With the Holidays upon us and a long winter ahead, it is okay to take some breaks right? I mean you can still learn and work on cost of building, or measuring. Anyway we are fully caught up on all lessons for the year so far. I am going to being posting weekly challenges for the kiddos on our Facebook group and see what the kiddos can come up with.

Anyway, today we are looking at furniture hacks. Here are great videos to learn from that Matthew and I both use to learn some new things.

There are hundreds of videos so you can have fun watching and searching. The three above are the ones we utilize the most. Moving on, there are also add ons you can download to your game.

And there are books to help too. I have a huge list in the Minecraft curriculum but to repeat the ones that are specific to furniture hacks and building, we enjoy:

Minecrafter Architect: Amazing Starter Homes (Architecture for Minecrafters) by Megan Miller

Guided by hundreds of in-game, step-by-step photos and simple instructions, kids will learn how to build one of ten amazing homes so that they can create interesting and reliable shelter anywhere they spawn. Igloo compounds, prairie houses, and llama ranches are just some of the killer designs that await them when they follow the techniques laid out in this book. With tips for adding décor and landscaping touches to their new builds, players can have fun bringing each new home to life.

Perfect for beginner to advanced Minecrafters who want to learn more

Includes hundreds of step-by-step, full-color photos to guide readers of all ages

Helps encourage creativity and problem-solving skills

Minecraft: Exploded Builds: Medieval Fortress: An Official Mojang Book by Majong

Learn how to design, build, and customize every part of your castle and the surrounding area, from sturdy walls and deadly traps to dank, dark dungeons and sprawling villages. Each build has an exploded view to show you exactly which blocks to use, plus extra ideas to make every part of your kingdom unique.
 
Packed with interesting facts about medieval life, full-color illustrations, and a foldout depicting the epic scale of the kingdom, this official Mojang book has dozens of building ideas to ignite the imaginations of Minecrafters of all ages.

Kids who want to try their hand at virtual design will love the tricks and tips inside this book! Minecrafter Architect: Amazing Starter Homes holds the valuable secrets they need to flex their in-game building skills.

Minecraft: Guide to Creative (2017 Edition) by Majong

The world of Minecraft is so varied and limitless that incredible creations can often be daunting to think about, never mind to build.
 
With insider info and tips from the experts at Mojang, this is the definitive guide to creation in Minecraft.

There are far more books that I have yet to vet on how good they are. I hope you have fun and enjoy the hacks for the upcoming challenges.