Please see below a range of online activities to develop computing skills such as typing and coding.
Staying Safe Online
Watch cartoons of Jessie and Friends sing the Funny Tummy song (5-7 year olds). https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/Support-tools/home-activity-worksheets/early-years/
Play the Band Runner game and watch mini films (8-10 year olds). https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/Support-tools/home-activity-worksheets/8-10s/
Typing and Keyboarding Skills
https://www.education.com/games/typing/ – A range of typing/keyboard games for all ages
https://www.learninggamesforkids.com/keyboarding-games.html These free typing games for kids are a great way to build typing skills. The animated characters in our free keyboarding games can help students build finger strength, speed, and dexterity… all while having loads of FUN!
https://www.typingclub.com/ – Learn touch typing for free!
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zf2f9j6/articles/z3c6tfr – Dance mat typing, work through the levels.
https://www.freetypinggame.net/play.asp – Free typing games
ICT Games linked to other areas of the curriculum
https://www.ictgames.com/ – Games linked to the national curriculum
https://primarygamesarena.com/Subjects/ICT – A range of online games
Coding online activities
Coding is the act of writing instructions for a computer to make the computer perform a task. Coding may also be called programming. A finished set of computer instructions is called a program.