Fun Kids Typing Games (Speed Typing / Keyboarding Practice)

In this website you will find a variety of easy online typing activities for elementary school kids (mostly suitable for children in 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade).
Practicing these activities will help students learn how to type faster and imrove their speed and accuracy of their keyboarding skills.
Disguised as computer arcade games, these are all educational typing exercises, in various skill levels: Typing English sinlge letters, words or even sentences.
At the beginning, the boys and girls will find it best to start with the simple beginner exercises (some are slow and very easy), and after improving their skills, proceed to advanced and harder activities.
On the left menu, you can also find tutorials to learn the basics of typing, various tests (timed tests & speed tests) and lessons.
All training resources on this website are free and online, without the need to download and install any further software on your computer, as students can play directly from the browser.


A Complete Typing Game and Tutorial
Typing Tycoon - Animals
Typing Tycoon - Best Typing Game For Kids
This is a very amusing and addictive typing game.
It starts easy - just type correctly the letters J and F. For every correct keystroke you get a coin of $1.

If you type accurately long enough, you can advance to higher levels and unlock new letters which are worth more.

To make it fun and challenging, you can buy animals to help you, every animal has its unique powers and abilities.
Practice single letter typing
Cup Stacking Typing
Cup Stacking Free Typing Game For Kids
This game enables the student to practice typing of single letters, in a relatively non pressuring environment.

The letters to type are bold and easily seen, the student can practice with almost no distractions around, making it also fit to be used with formal and special education as well.

Practice typing words of 3 letters and single letters
Air Typer
Air Typer Online Typing Game For Kids
This is an arcade style game, in which you control an airplane. Your job is to get rid of the blimps by typing the words that appear on them.

After a wave of blimps, small hot air balloons will appear as well, type the letter that appear on each one of them.

If you are doing well, the "Zapper" bar will get full, and you could use the spacebar to "Zap" away all blimps and balloons currently on the screen.
Practice whole words of custom complexity
Typing Asteroids
Typing Astroids - Fun Touch typing Game
This game can remind you of the classic Atari "Missile Command" Game.

Asteroids with words are heading towards earth. Type quickly the words shown on them, to have your base send a laser and have it exploded.

You can set the difficulty of the game at the beginning, where "Easy" means short and simple words, up to "Hard" which will give you long and complex words.
Practice single letters and short words
War Of The Words
Spaceship Fun Typing Game - War Of The Words
This is an arcade spaceship game with a cool and simple concept: Type the letters or the words that appear on the enemy ships, to have them blown into pieces.

Typing whole words and two word phrases
"Excuses Excuses"
Fun Online Typing Game - Excuses Excuses (Teacher In Classroom)
This typing game has quite a funny concept: The teacher is asking "Where's your homework?!" and your job is to type the various answers ("excuses") that the children give.
The excuses could be of one word such as "crushed", "aliens", "flooded", or two word phrases such as "lost it", "acid rain" etc.

Note that the teacher has a limited capacity of patience, so not answering fast enough will make her angry, and you to lose the game...

Typing long words (minimum 4 letters)
Lightning Typing
Touch Typing Online Game - Lightning Typer
In this game you play the kid who stands on the top of a block tower.

Small rabbits are coming running down the steps towards you.

Type the words that appear on the rabbits, before they reach the base of your block tower. Every correct letter will throw a tomato towards that rabbit, until you finish the words and the rabbit is knocked down.

If you type a word very fast - an amazing lightning bolt will be shot and electrify the rabbit.
You can set the complexity of the words to type
Snow Typer
Free Typing Practice Game - Snow Typer
Start by choosing the difficulty level (which sets the complexity of the words) and the speed of the game (which sets how fast will the words be falling).

Set the automatic correction to "ON", otherwise you will need to press the "Enter" key after each word.

In this game words will be dropped from the sky as snowflakes. If you don't succeed to type a word before it reaches the ground, your snowman will lose a part of it. When the snowman disappears - you lose the game.
Typing English Words (Short and Long Words)
NFL Football Rapid Typing
Rapid Typing Game - NFL Typing American Football
In this American Football typing game your aim is to kick the ball, pass all the opponent players and score a goal.

Every word you type correctly will result in a kick, which improves your chances of scoring a goal.

If the ball went down into your zone - you lose a life.

As you progress to advanced levels, there will be more opponent players blocking their end zone.

Includes practice of:
Capital letters, numbers and mouse clicks

Touch Typing
Touch Typing - An Online Game With Capital Letters, Numbers and Mouse Clicks
This game demands some multitasking skills.

Circles will be going down the screen. Type the letters or numbers that appear on them.

Pay attention to capitalization: The letter A for example should be typed while holding the Shift key.

The higher the letter is when you type it - the more points you will get for it.

Sometimes a pad will appear with the words "Click Me" - you should click them with the mouse.

The longer you progress with this game - the faster will the circles move. Good luck!

Fast practice of typing single letters
Alpha Attack
Alpha Attack - Cool Typing Game For Kids
This is a fun aracde game, in which you have to defend your city which is being bombed with huge bombs.

Type quickly the letter that appear on the bombs to have them eliminated, or they will fall on your home town and you will lose a life.

You can also use a "Panic Bomb" which you deploy using the spacebar, and it will destroy all enemies currently on the screen.

You can choose among three levels of difficulty: Easy, Medium or Hard which correspond to the speed the bombs are falling.
Writing short sentences and controlling the mouse
Bitter Boss
Fun Fast Typing Game - Bitter Boss
Bring your multitasking skills into action in this fast paced typing game.

In this game you play the administrative assistant who is constantly being ordered by the boss to complete simple office tasks, such as "send a fax", "logoff the computer", "adjust the time" etc.

How to play:
When a timer bar appears over an item, click it quickly with the mouse, then type the sentence that appears over it.
You get score for every sentence completed on time, and you are deduced score when the task's time is up before you complete it.

Failing 12 tasks will finish the game.
Writing short words
Ninja Hunter
Free Speed Typing Game - Ninja Hunter
This is a full scale ninja action typing game, with various enemies, attacks and spells.

Your job is to defend the Wind Goddess Temple. Type the words on the attacking ninjas to eliminate them.

When the Rage Bar is full, you can unleash various spells by pressing the numbers 1, 2 or 3.

At the end of every stage you can buy upgrades to your spells and powers. Nevertheless the enemies become tougher and their attacks get more sophisticated. For example, in stage 2 they can throw small ninja stars at you, which you demolish by typing the letters that appear on them.

Typing Sentences (Slow Paced Game)
Sunrise Typer
Typing Practice Game - Sunrise Typer
In this game you type sentences in order to rise the sun from night to noon, over beautiful scenes.

The game is slow paced, meaning you don't have to keep up with a minimum typing speed in order to succeed, for it favors accuracy over speed.

Every correct letter typed will rise the sun a bit, and every mistake will descend it backwards.

When the sun reaches the center of the sky, you will advance to the next level with a new scene.

It is very appealing to see how every scene appears gradually out of the darkness of the night into the brightness of the day.
Typing Single Letters
Type Rocket 60
Free Online Keyboard Typing Game - Type Rocket 60
In this challenging game you've got one minute to explode as many rockets as possible.

Type the letters on the rockets to explode them.

The game starts slowly and easy, with one rocket at a time, but quickly becomes very challenging with high density of rockets.

Nice background music and graphics, watch the rockets as they explode with a beautiful fireworks effect.
Typing Short Letter Strings
Bubble Speedy Typing
Fun Speed Typing Game for Kids - Bubble Popping
Bubbles with letter strings will be floating up the bath.

Pop them by typing quickly the letters, before they reach the sealing and pop by themselves.

The quicker you type, the higher the score you get for every bubble.

If you type good and quick - you will advance to higher difficulty levels.

Typing Letter Strings
Magic Spells
Fun Online Touch Typing Game - Magic Spells
Try to outsmart the witch by typing and eliminating the words before they go into the boiling pot.

Occasionally you can use magic spells to help you in your mission:

When a blue spell appears to the right, type the word "Pax" to freeze the words on the screen and stop them from falling down for a few seconds.

When the yellow spell is ready, type the word "Redux" to reset all your missed words in that level.

When a red spell is ready, type the word "Omnio" to clear all words from the screen.
Typing The Letters A-Z
Letter Launch Strategy Game
Online Typing Tutor game - Letter Launch Strategy Typing
In this typing game you have to plan your steps carefully.

Various kinds of objects will be floating and moving across the screen.

Your job is to launch all letters from A to Z (in what order you choose) successfuly to the top of the screen without having them touch the objects.

It starts easy, with a big blue ball which you can anticipate its movement, but becomes trickier with every level you proceed.