How to Connect to a Server

Minecraft Java Edition (PC/Mac) How do you connect to a server in Minecraft Java Edition (PC/Mac)? To connect to a server in Minecraft Java Edition (PC/Mac), you to need to first select the Multiplayer option from the Main menu. Since you want to configure a server that is not on our local network, select Add … Read more

How to use an Observer

In Minecraft, the observer watches the block in front of it and sends a redstone pulse when it detects a change. You can use an observer to build traps, farms, flying machines, bridges and so much more! Let’s explore how to use an observer.   Sides of an Observer There are 3 important sides on … Read more

How to open and close a Dragon Head

In Minecraft, you make a dragon head look as if the mouth is repeatedly opening and closing. Let’s explore how to do this. Required Materials In Minecraft, these are the required materials to open and close a dragon head. Steps to Open and Close the Mouth of a Dragon Head 1. Place the Dragon Head … Read more

How to Use a Potion

In Minecraft, potions are drank and splash potions are thrown. When you drink a potion, it will give you special effects that can either help you or be harmful. Let’s explore how to use a potion. Choose a Potion In Minecraft, you can drink any one of these potions (some have positive effects and others … Read more

How to make a Nether Portal

Background In Minecraft, you can build a nether portal that acts as a doorway between the Overworld and the Nether. You can then use this nether portal to easily move between the Overworld and the Nether, whenever you like. TIP: Although there are a few different ways to design a nether portal, all nether portals … Read more

How to create a Fireworks Show

In Minecraft, you can build a redstone device that allows you to automatically launch a series of fireworks. Choose any type of fireworks (burst, star-shaped, small ball, large ball, creeper-shaped) or any color, and have your own fireworks celebration! Let’s explore how to make your own fireworks show in Minecraft. Required Materials In Minecraft, these … Read more

How to Turn on Cheats to run Commands

You can not run game commands in Minecraft until you have turned on cheats. Game commands let you switch between Creative and Survival game modes, change the time of day, change the weather, or summon a mob. Let’s explore how to turn on Cheats. Background There are different versions of Minecraft and cheats are not … Read more

How to Mine

Steps to Mine with a Pickaxe In Minecraft, you can add items such as diamonds to your inventory by mining diamond ore. So, let’s get started! 1. Hold the Pickaxe First, you need to find a block of diamond ore to dig up. Next, you need to hold a diamond pickaxe or iron pickaxe in … Read more

How to Use a Torch

In Minecraft, you need torches to light your way when you are mining underground or if you want to keep mobs from spawning around you at night. Let’s explore how to use a torch. Required Materials In Minecraft, these are the materials to use a torch: 1 Torch How to Use Torch Quite often, you … Read more

Health, Food, and Experience

Status Bar In Minecraft, your status bar is very different between Survival Mode and Creative Mode. Let’s take a closer look. Status Bar in Survival Mode In Survival Mode, your status bar will display: Health bar filled with hearts. Food bar filled with drumsticks. Experience bar showing the current level. Hot bar with items that … Read more