Elementary Keyboarding Activities

This Elementary Keyboarding Activities activity & project also includes:

Listen to the sound of children's fingers flying across their keyboards as they perform these fun typing lessons. From creating alphabet books and multimedia presentations to researching presidents and writing class newsletters, numerous activities are provided that develop the computer literacy of children across the elementary grade levels.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Implement these activities to support the use of technology across all subject areas
  • Create learning menus with the different project ideas, allowing children to choose how to spend their computer lab time
Classroom Considerations
  • Some of the activities mentioned are in-depth projects that will require teachers to develop more detailed lesson plans
  • Though intended for use with specific grades, many of these activities can be modified for use across a range of ages
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Pros
  • Resource categorizes activities by grade level
  • Offers a total of 26 different keyboarding lessons
  • Brief descriptions of specific skills to focus on are provided for each grade level
  • Includes activities that cover concepts in math, language arts, social studies, and science
Cons
  • None