Minecraft is popular among children so why not use that to your advantage and use it as a teaching tool? I’ve put together some really great minecraft homeschooling resources to get you started! This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience. This means I may receive a small commission if you purchase anything through these links. Click here to read my full disclosure policy.
Here are 14 pages of Minecraft addition worksheets! Some of the worksheets are simple one digit problems, while others are quadruple digits with carrying!
In Minecraft’s cubed world, use this to teach area, perimeter, and volume. This post was written by a homeschooled teen!
Designed for around third grade, utilize Minecraft’s cubed features to help teach multiplication! This video shows you how.
Use Minecraft to gear interest to mathematics with these color by number pages.
Explore math with these free addition, subtraction, and multiplication worksheets.
For little ones who love Minecraft, try these kindergarten printables! There are literacy printables and math printables.
Sometimes combining something we know with something unfamiliar can make it easier to learn. Practice multiplication tables with these Minecraft charts.
If you have a SMARTboard, use it to practice area and perimeter hands-on!
Grab these 40 free Minecraft addition and subtraction coloring pages, that are color-by-number.
With Minecraft’s structural background, explore ancient pyramids and historical cities through Minecraft!
Make history fun through Minecraft. Explore different inventions throughout history, and other important monuments like the White House and Capitol Building.
Create a history exhibit on a famous historical figure in Minecraft! In this example, it is Susan B. Anthony, but you can use it for any historical figure. Very cool way to teach history!
These fifth graders learned about the 13 colonies through Minecraft. From basic survival skills to the history and culture of the time, study early American history through Minecraft!
With the Skrafty Homeschool Minecraft Server, homeschool using the historical aspects of the Doctor Who series, and combine them with Minecraft to bring your history to life. Topics include Winston Churchill and WWII, Pompeii, the Titanic, Van Gogh, Man on the Moon, the Oregon Trail, and more. This link includes free notebooking pages you can use.
This teacher used Minecraft to teach his students about Japanese internment in America during WWII. He also includes a video of his example, how he “re built” the Japanese internment camp Manzanar within Minecraft.
Use Minecraft to built and recreate famous world landmarks, such as Christ the Redeemer, the Taj Mahal, and the Eiffel Tower.
Use Minecraft to explore the life skill of gardening. You can learn about the different plant requirements, such as different sunlight and watering needs.
Physics, geology, exploring, earth science, and more can all be included with Minecraft. With building being a major theme in Minecraft, you can also explore engineering.
Study different habitats with Minecraft as a starting point, such as swamps, jungles, forests, and deserts.
Incorporate all four aspects of STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) into these Star War and Minecraft themed activities. Minecraft’s creative mode is best for this.
Learn about different wild animals through Minecraft! You can create a zoo within the game, or use lap books for off-screen research.
Written from a strictly academic standpoint, this article explores in an in-depth way how science can be used educationally. Ecology, physics, chemistry, and biology through Minecraft can be used for all ages, including high school.
Explore biology and DNA molecules through Minecraft. This ninth grade science teacher walks you through four tips on teaching with Minecraft.
Encourage writing with these free Minecraft writing prompts. Write Shop also has a part 2 full of more writing prompts. With Minecraft topics, these prompts can encourage creative writing.
Build a story with this story map for creative writing. Map out our protagonists, antagonists, setting, conflict and resolution, and more with this two page freebie.
Grab these free reading logs! There are three different logs; one has 10 books to write in, and the others 15 and 20.
Kids obsessed with Minecraft and you don’t know what to do? This mom includes some basic information on how to use Minecraft in your homeschool. Plus, for those who don’t know anything about Minecraft, she includes a list of must-know Minecraft terminology!