Help your students learn where the keys are on the keyboard and begin developing typing habits. Uppercase (windows and Mac) and Lowercase (Chromebook) keyboards provided. Windows and Mac version have a number pad included.
Your students are going to love learning about the parts of a computer while building their own on paper! These little laptops turn out so adorable you can’t resist smiling when you see the finished products.
In addition to the lift-the-flaps laptop, there is a matching page with definitions of the computer parts for a little added academics.
Use the included pictures to guide you through putting the computer together, but know that it can also be totally customized to meet your needs. You can make it as simple (a coloring activity) or as complicated (learn and label the computer parts) as you need it to be.
53 pages of unplugged mouse practice! Students practice moving, clicking, and clicking and dragging on paper work mats before they even get on a computer. All you need to do is prep the work mats and grab some extra mice.
Students practice the alphabet by matching individual letter keys to their places on a keyboard in a file folder. There are 4 different keyboard layout options included as well as uppercase, lowercase, and beginning letter picture key pieces. Prep once and use forever!
Students can keep their technology vocabulary terms in mind by completing word searches. This packet would be perfect as bell ringers, sub plans, and for early finishers. Have days without access to devices? These are still Tech lessons but on paper!
12 projects with monthly themed topics for students to practice creating presentations in either Google Slides or PowerPoint. There are 2 levels included for differentiation. The facts are the same, but the requirements for the presentation change between the levels.
40 Technology designs for coloring pages. Ideal to cover grades K-5 with varying levels of detail and content. Make these as simple as a coloring page or as challenging as a labeling activity for students. Perfect to leave with a sub!
Engage your upper elementary and middle school students with Cut and Paste Keyboard Puzzles! It is deceptively tricky for students to cut the puzzle pieces and then find their places to create a completed keyboard.
Binary Code, Hexadecimal, and Morse Code Encoded Messages with silly phrases as well as technology facts. This packet would be perfect as bell ringers and for early finishers. Have days without access to devices? These are still Tech lessons but on paper!
Technology Vocabulary Task Cards in both printable and digital formats. 30 Multiple Choice task cards with common technology vocabulary words. Recording sheet and answer key included. The digital version is played as an interactive presentation in Google Slides or PowerPoint.
Students practice the alphabet by matching individual letter keys to their places on a keyboard with this unique display. The keyboard prints across 4 pieces of paper (with optional individual keyboards included to extension). The letter keys have both upper and lowercase letters on them so that students can practice the alphabet.
Technology Vocabulary worksheets, cut and paste activities, flash cards with QR codes, fill in the blanks, foldables, conversation starters, search and find, and more. All for the primary classroom (or beginner technology users). 30 pages including the answer keys.
Technology vocabulary for beginner technology users will teach the terms needed to be successful technology users of computers, laptops, tablets, or any technology devices.
40 pages of unplugged trackpad gesture practice! Students practice moving, clicking, swiping, scrolling, right-clicking, and clicking and dragging on paper work mats before they even get on a computer. Great for Chromebook users!
On each printable worksheet there are 3 keyboards for a total of 60 fill in the keyboards activities. There are 3 different keyboard layouts (PC, Chromebook, and Mac) so that students are exposed to different keyboard types. Great for exit ticket, sub activity, early finisher option, low-tech day, and the list goes on!
Coding Pixel art lessons and activities. This resource brings art and math into computer science because each activity results in creating pixel art and patterns. Students will learn three different ways to program or code throughout the activities. Perfect for problem solving or STEM time in the classroom.
As requested, here is a set of keyboarding activities that help students practice the shift key. This set of 6 Designs require students to use the whole keyboard including the shift key characters. The goal of text formatting activities is to bring engagement and a sense of purpose to the practice of typing. Students will also (hopefully) have a sense of pride over the final outcome and an understanding of the learning objective.