These sites provide elementary students with the opportunity to practice keyboarding and test their progress. Remember in our county the requirements are 10 WPM (3rd), 15 WPM (4th), and 20 WPM (5th)
description: Students rescue letters by typing them. You can adjust the difficulty. NOTE: There are advertisements on this site.
title: Dance Mat Typing
description: This BBC site provides clear typing instruction over several lessons using animations and games.
title: Typing Test Games
description: This site offers 3 typing games (PacMan, Bubbles, Bricks) and if you click the Test tab at the top you can take a timed test that will give you a WPM score. NOTE: There are ads on this site.
description: Provides a one-minute typing test and gives you a WPM and accuracy score at the end. If you click the Games link you can try 4 typing games (Balloon, Chef, Chameleon, and Paratrooper Sheep). NOTE: There is advertising on this site.
title: Type Racer
description: Race online with other players by typing out paragraphs. It gives you a WPM score. However, some of the paragraphs may not be suitable for elementary students since they are usually quotes from movies and games. NOTE: This site has advertising.
title: Type Type Revolution
description: Similar to Dance Dance Revolution, students type out letters to the beat of techno music.
description: Best for very young students just learning the keyboard. A letter appears on the screen and the student has to type it.
title: Custom Typing Demos
description: There are two free demo games (Goalee and Meteor) on this commercial website. Click the \"For My Child\" > \"Free Demos\" link.
title: Rank My Typing
description: You can play in Solo or Multiplayer mode. Type a sentence or passage from literature and get a WPM score at the end. If you enter information about yourself (for example, age, state, or gender) you can be ranked with others in the same category.
description: Although the vocabulary used in this game is beyond elementary level the visual and auditory effects of typing each word are entertaining. You get a WPM score at the end.
description: This website gives you the opportunity to paste custom text for the typing activity. It keeps track of your speed and errors as you type.
title: Free Typing Games
description: Provides links to several typing games, however there are many advertisements on this website.
description: There\'s no central page to link to all the typing games so they are listed individually. This one is a typing speed test. It provides a child-appropriate paragraph to type and gives you a WPM and accuracy score.
description: There\'s no central page to link to all the typing games so they are listed individually. This one is called Typing Monster and it involves typing a passage, as well as typing numbers that appear on fireballs.