Now, that you've learned all the keys, it's time to find some activities to practice them. Your skills will ABSOLUTELY improve with practice.
Note: many games have an "ad" that you'll have to wait for-- before playing the game. The ad only plays once for each game.
ROZZ has become one of the FASTEST keyboarders in UA 5. Here's this site that has helped him achieve this:
This is a good beginning activity. Type single words and press the space bar to jump to the next level.
B speed typer
A good game. Type the words as they drop downward. You'll get about 10 and then a new wave will come.
Clattergrams: words fall in different ways. Type them as quickly as possible. Ignore the numbers.
Dino Trash Typer
A pretty fast paced game.
Pick your character and type away. A good beginning activity. Be patient, as this may take a while to load.
Horse Racing Typing
This game as pretty good sound and graphics. Your horse is racing against another. Quickly type the words and your horse will go ahead. It's a bit challenging-- but try it. Remember. It is all practice-- so even if it's challenging-- it is helping you learn!
The object of the game is to type quicklyand get the football into the field goal as fast as you can.
Ninja Cat Use your headphones for this one. Help the cat on its journey. Ignore the numbers- you'll still get
through if you're fast.
Assault Flying: I honestly haven't totally figured this game out. Planes fly at you from the right and you have to type the
words on them. But the words keep changing! ??? The game continues and you get points. Eventually you can use these points to buy things. Try it if you like and if you totally figure it out--- let me know! :-)
A VERY GOOD EASY beginning game with words. You get around 8 seconds to type each word. The early rounds hve shorter word & the later rounds have longer words. This is a good game to start with!
Typing Challenge 1
Not really a game, but a challenge. Type the 3 lines and see how well you did and then try it again to see if you've improved!
Typing of the Ghosts
The object is to type the letters on each ghost. The ghosts get bigger & bigger. So type their words before they get too
big or you'll lose one of your lives. It's OK if you don't last too long ------ just try again and see if your score improves
Ghosts and Candy
Type to words or letters that fall from the sky to put candy into the ghost's trick-or-treat bag.
Meteor Typing Blast
This 3 level game has you type the words/letters on meteors before they get to your space ship.
This is similar to Space Invaders. Type the words or groups of letters before the creatures get to the bottom of the screen.
A strange game..... it has you practice typing sentences- but then this crazy ball floats over things. Give it a try!
A good game. Start out on the Apprentice Level. There is a BONUS multiplier number on the bottom right that keeps track of how many words you type perfectly in a row. Try it!
Skywords link fixed
This game starts out with manageable short words. The faster you can type them- the more points you'll get.
A VERY GOOD BEGINNING GAME! See if you can place a GOLD, SILVER or BRONZE medal!
Word Mountain NEW
A mountain climbing game-- with a number of user options.
Typing Attack (NEW)
A GREAT game. Use your headphones, as this shooting game as good music and shooting sound effects. The waves are short, so the game moves quickly. There are also 3 different difficulty levels.
You have to type the words that appear before the zombie gets to you. If you make a mistake on a word---you'll have to start from the beginning. A good game-- if you're pretty fast!
A flying and shooting game!
Typing Defense link fixed
Again, wait for the ad and hit CONTINUE. This game has interesting sound and graphics as you try to save the earth that is protected in a bubble from invaders. The words are small. You may like this!
WaterWords link fixed
A fun & unusual game. You have 60 seconds to type as many words as you can. MANY, MANY words will be floating across your screen and YOU GET TO PICK the words to type. Try this with a friend sitting next to you and see how you both do!
War of the Words link fixed
A space shooting game. With 15 levels, this game with interesting sound-- will have words and letters fall from the sky.. See how many levels you can get to -- Then--try it again!
Word Frenzy NEW
This goal here is to type as fast as you can. You can either be the rabbit and run away or the mister and chase the rabbit.
TYPING TIDEPOOL (NEW)
Type words as fast as you can to help YOUR DOLPHIN to win the race. You determine the length of the race too.
This is an Internet competitive game, where you actually type against 4 other people online! Sign on as a GUEST
and give it a try. The passage to type is short and you'll be given your WPM and accuracy results!
Some helpful info:
1. Hit sign up do not use an email
2. You’ll see:Welcome to your Garage
3. Join a race—click on RACE (top-left) or ENTER A RACE (bottom)
4. You have 2 views--- see gray box on left & round one (in middle) under words
5. Race results get you CASH $$
6. Go to dealership you can buy cars or nitros which help you to speed up.
7. At Dealership- you can purchase different cars as your level goes up
8. To use a nitro—hit the ENTER key and your nitro will skip past that word.
max of 2 nitros can be used in a race
"Brynn's Timed Typing Section"!
Brynn enjoyed doing timed typing tests to improve. Here are some typing tests that will tell you your speed and accuracy! Don't get discouraged if your score starts low. Just try it a few times and you'll see improvement!
Timed Typing Test
A good "LOW STRESS" timed test. You decide how long it will be and you also get to select what you'll type from dozens of choices. You can't use the backspace/delete key. It will tell you how you did. Try an activity for a minute and then repeat the same activity to see if you've improved.
ONE Minute Typing Test This game has you type as many words as you can in 60 seconds. No backspacing here. The words start our quite small.
Rapid Typing Test
You have a CHOICE of the length of the test. Type in your FIRST NAME and when you've finished it will show how you did on a big list of everyone who took the test.
Type 3 Sentences
A good game to time how quickly you can type 3 sentences. You can use the backspace key. This is quick and simple. It will give you your WPM results on TOP and your ACCURACY and TIME on the bottom when you've finished.
Games with letters not words
Guitar Hero Fun
The game is like Guitar Hero, and its fun . You have to type the letters when they get on the circle.
You type the bubbles before they get all over the sea. There are different levels. Select the level with all the letters.
Pac Man Game
It is like Pac Man, but you type letters.
A very fast paced game where you type only letters. They move really quickly-- so it is very challenging!
Key board ninja
You have a lot of options for this game that has you type letters.