10 Great Typing Games for Kids
Looking for some fun typing games for kids (as well as adults)? The collection below has you covered. In it I feature what I think are some of the best online typing games to use with your kids to help them improve their typing skills and become fast typists.
1. Typing Rocket
Typing Rocket is a fun game by ABCya that teaches you to type by blasting off into space. Pop the rockets by typing the letters that appear on them. The more you play the game the harder it gets.
TypeRacer is a free online multiplayer typing game that helps users develop their typing skills through racing competitions. There are three different ways to play this typing game: multiplayer, singleplayer, and play with friends. Users are not required to register. They can simply click on the green button and enter a typing race against random opponents.
Keybr is a web tool that helps you learn touch typing using typing exercises tailored specifically to your skill level. As you improve your typing practice and enhance your typing speed, you move to advanced levels where you get to train your muscle memory to type based only on the feel of keyboard strokes.
4. 10 Fast Fingers
10 Fast Fingers is a web tool that allows students to test and improve their typing speed through a number of engaging typing games. Typing or keyboarding fluency has become an important skill for the 21st century learner. In fact, it is not only learning to type that matters in today’s knowledge economy but more importantly, learning to type fast.
TypingClub is a web-based platform that helps you learn touch typing through a wide variety of lessons and interactive games. TypingClub also provides a school edition which allows you to create classes, access standards-aligned typing lessons, and monitor students learning progress.
6. Nitro Type
Nitro Type is a free online car racing game that helps players enhance their typing skills through competing with other players in real-time. Each player has a race car whose speed is determined by the accuracy of the typed words.To drive their car fast, players are required to correctly type words displayed on the screen. The player who types correctly and quickly wins the race.
7. Typing Maniac
Typing Maniac is a free typing game that you can play online or on your mobile device. You get to choose the level you want to play at (e.g., easy, medium, hard) and start typing the words that appear on the screen. At the end you get a score on your typing speed.
8. Rapid Typing
Rapid Typing offers free access to a wide variety of typing games suitable for all ages. These include Word Mountain, Typing Arcanoid, Fast Typer Game, Key Racer, Farm Defender, War of the Words, Magic Spells, QuickType, TypeDown, Letter Cruncher, Horse Racing Typing, Typing Bean, and many more.
9. TypingGames Zone
TypingGames Zone offers over 100 fun and free typing games for kids as well as adults. You can play the games online, no software download required. Some of the popular typing games featured in this site include :
– Typing Attack: “Your mission is to attempt to survive an attack in space. Approaching ships are identified as words, and you must type those words to destroy the ship before it reaches and destroys you.”
– TypeRush: Players are provided with a series of sentences of words and they are to type them quick in order to move their car or boat fast.
– Key Tower: players try to stack as many blocks as they can in the least time possible,
– Guitar Type: fun guitar typing music game. Players hit the keys to play songs.
10- Keyboard Climber
Keyboard Climber is a typing game in which kids help the monkey gets to the top fast by typing the letters that appear on the screen. Any wrong letter will result in the monkey falling down to the bottom.
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