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Free Typing Practice For Kids

Lesson 1 : Home Keys jf Start
Lesson 2 : Home Keys kd Start
Lesson 3 : Home Keys sl Start
Lesson 4 : Home Keys a; Start
Lesson 5 : Home Keys gh Start
Lesson 6 : Home Row Start
Lesson 7 : Top Keys ru Start
Lesson 8 : Top Keys ei Start
Lesson 9 : Top Keys wo Start
Lesson 10 : Top Keys qp Start
Lesson 11 : Top Keys ty Start
Lesson 12 : Top Row Start
Lesson 13 : Bottom Key vm Start
Lesson 14 : Bottom Key c, Start
Lesson 15 : Bottom Key x Start
Lesson 16 : Bottom Key z Start
Lesson 17 : Bottom Key bn Start
Lesson 18 : Bottom Row Start
Lesson 19 : Mixed Home Keys, Top Keys, Bottom Keys Start
Lesson 20 : Number 47 Start
Lesson 21 : Number 38 Start
Lesson 22 : Number 29 Start
Lesson 23 : Number 10 Start
Lesson 24 : Number 56 Start
Lesson 25 : Number Row Start
Lesson 1 : Shift Key + Home Row Start
Lesson 2 : Shift Key + Top Row Start
Lesson 3 : Shift Key + Bottom Row Start
Lesson 4 : Math Keys Start
Lesson 5 : Shift Key + Symbols Start
Lesson 6 : Simple Words Start
Lesson 7 : Simple Sentences Start
Lesson 8 : Simple Sentences with Punctuation Start
Lesson 9 : Short Paragraph Start
Lesson 1 : Practice Goal 26 WPM Start
Lesson 2 : Practice Goal 28 WPM Start
Lesson 3 : Practice Goal 30 WPM Start
Lesson 4 : Practice Goal 32 WPM Start
Lesson 5 : Practice Goal 34 WPM Start
Lesson 6 : Practice Goal 36 WPM Start
Lesson 7 : Practice Goal 38 WPM Start
Lesson 8 : Practice Goal 40 WPM Start
Lesson 9 : Practice Goal 42 WPM Start
Lesson 10 : Practice Goal 44 WPM Start
Lesson 11 : Practice Goal 46 WPM Start
Lesson 12 : Practice Goal 48 WPM Start
Lesson 13 : Practice Goal 50 WPM Start
Lesson 14 : Practice Goal 52 WPM Start
Lesson 15 : Practice Goal 54 WPM Start
Lesson 16 : Practice Goal 58 WPM Start
Lesson 17 : Practice Goal 60 WPM Start

How do I teach my child to type?

At first, younger kids practice typing on a QWERTY keyboard with a resting hand placement on the home row keys (ASDF JKL:) and proper posture, sitting up straight with feet on the floor. Then they will begin to learn touch typing.

Then, they can move on to basic key stroking from the home row. Soon, kids will gain the muscle memory to move into letter sequencing and typing small words. Once the basic location of keys is mastered, they can start to work on speed and accuracy by doing drills online.

Fluency is the combination of speed and accuracy. This is measured in words per minute or WPM. Kids should strive to increase their words per minute with every typing test. They can learn and practice with all sorts of typing games online.

Can kids increase speed by typing sentences?

Consistent practice is essential to gain muscle memory. Typing speed can increase by typing sentences.

Sentences with a variety of letters help students to improve accuracy. Turtle Diary has typing exercises for kids specifically designed to improve these skills. You will see them begin to type faster over time by using games as their typing tutor.

How can kids learn to type for free?

Kids can practice typing free both online and on a simple word processing program at home. Turtle Diary contains typing modules starting from basic keystroking to speed and accuracy drills.

The key is to make typing fun for kids. They will want to practice if it’s enjoyable. Programs that incorporate games are the best. Students will pick up muscle memory to master the QWERTY keyboard with free typing lessons online.

Will typing sentences improve typing fluency?

Typing fluency involves both speed and accuracy. Both areas should be addressed when typing sentences during practice sessions. Speed increases if you practice at least 10-15 minutes each day.

Accuracy is achieved by typing sentences like "The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog," which uses every letter of the alphabet. This type of typing training will help your students to become fluent.