Improve your computer skills with these links to ICT resources. Suitable for ages 5-11 years, KS1, KS2 and elementary grades 1-6. Learn how to navigate, data handling, effective searching and internet safety with this selection of lesson plans, printable and interactive activities. Perfect for teachers to use in the classroom or parents wanting to help their child gain essential computer knowledge.
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Bobby's Busy Bakery Interactive
Welcome to Bobby's Busy Bakery. Would you like to decorate cakes or help us arrange our window display? Both jobs are lots of fun and you can move things around until they look just right to you. Improve your mouse skills with this fun game.
Databases Lesson Plan
The first page has four record cards which should be photocopied onto card and cut up. There need to be sufficient sets for the children to work in pairs. The second sheet is the worksheet which goes alongside the cards. Pdf format.
Keyboard Game Interactive
Early typing skills builder, press the key shown in red on the screen. Choose the correct key and score a point, get it wrong and you lose a point.
Shared Writing Lesson Plan
This activity involves the class writing a story together (with contributions from every child), and it also gives the children the opportunity to use a word processor.
Using The Web Safely Text
What websites can you use? There are many fun and interesting things you can do using computers. There are amazing apps, wonderful websites and great games to play on computers. It’s important to make sure they are safe before you use them.
Computer Room Lesson Plan
Mike Fleetham has done a brilliant job in writing a scheme of work for introducing children to computers, also has pdf with the main vocabulary which the scheme aims to introduce.