Teaching Beginner Computer and Keyboarding Skills to young students in Kindergarten, first, and second grades can be one of the most challenging tasks teachers can face! This Google Slides activity will help you teach your students the basics of computer keyboarding and letter recognition with ease. With embedded videos starring a cute monster “friend,” most of your students will be able to work independently which will allow you to support kids who may need a little more attention.
Activities in this product include:
✨ 68 Kid Friendly Slides
✨ 19 Short Videos starting our Monster “Friend” that explains and models tasks.
✨ Introductory Keyboarding Video
Your students will be introduced to each of the nine home row letter keys, the semicolon, space bar and enter key! For each key they will work through the following activities:
✨ Introduction to the key with correct finger placement
✨ Reminder of Enter key and Space bar functions
✨ Type the Letter – three lines with spaces
✨ Type the Letter – complete three letter words with the missing target letter
✨ Sort the Letters – drag and drop the target letter on a table and other letters into a trash can. Letters are formatted in different fonts and colors to help strengthen letter recognition.
This unit is a no prep
which is a win-win for you! Your students will love working with online interactive resources! The content is high interest and engaging for kids who love technology. It’s ideal for both the computer lab/technology specialist, as well as a technology center in the classroom!
You will receive teacher directions with detailed instruction on how to manage these files as well as teaching suggestions.
If you would like to purchase the PowerPoint version of this product, pleae go here.
More activities are on the way for lower elementary students, including keyboarding, introductory text formatting, and Google Drawing, to name a few!
If you are looking for more activities for lower elementary students, please check these out:
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⭐ How Many Chicks? Counting, Sorting, and Computer Graphing for K-1 Kids
⭐ How We Get to School: Counting, Sorting, & Computer Graphing Activity
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