Underlying computer and keyboarding skills is
accurately and efficiently using the mouse. These links -- more than
75 -- build mousing skills. While kids of all ages will enjoy many
of these interactive sites, our youngest children need to build mousing
skills to productively use keyboarding skill building links.
ALL links on this page with a SOUND ICON
can only be used with MUTE, headphones, or earbuds.
Days of the Week
100 Number Chart
A-B-C - 1-2-3 Magnets
You choose, letters and/or numbers and put them on the refrigerator with
Ppop bubbles to match letters with words that start with the
correct letter sound. Once a match is completed you will be shown a
picture of the word.
Let's get ready to read.
Match letter sounds to beginning word sounds. For example "A" =
"Ant", flip cards to make a match between the letters and the words.
Order: Block Stacking
Alphabet: Uppercase and Lowercase Matching
We can write letters different ways. Can you
Feed Toucan Tania. Use the mouse to guide her under
an apple before it falls, then flap over to the basket and click to drop
Rose's Eyes: I See You!. Move the mouse pointer around the screen and
watch Baby Rose's eyes follow it.
Here's three fun mousing games, Bees, Flowers, and Honey.
Bobby's Busy Baker. The backer is busy, can you help?
You can decorate a cake or make a window display.
Boople's Colors Click on the objects that match the
Everyone loves to pop bubblewrap. Practice Left Clicking to pop the
bubbles in the bubble wrap.
Click on the choices on the left and a menu of things for your house
appear. Drag them onto your house and property.
Brush Your Teeth
Help Mr. Smiley brush his teeth. Use the toothbrush to clean them
Bubbles. Move the mouse and click on the bubbles to pop
Rascal lost his toys! At the
beginning of each round, you will see three toys. Remember where they
are because after the toys are buried, Rascal will tell you which one he
wants to find – click on the right hole and you get a star.
Betty is in a tricky situation: she’s an
open flame in a warehouse full of explosives! As she runs back and forth
across the floor, she lights the fuses above her. Click on the sparks to
pinch them and smother the fire.
Help Soshi catch snowflakes by using the
mouse to guide him back and forth. Click once and he opens his mouth,
click again and he will close it.
Christmas Tree Fun. Would you like to decorate a
Christmas tree? It's easy. First, pick a Tree to decorate. Go to a page
that shows that tree and a box full of decorations. Then "drag"
ornaments to the tree and "drop" them. Have fun!
Click and Color. (Fisher Price) ten pages to choose
Click and Drag for Spacial concepts. Move the animals by
clicking and dragging them from place to place (spatial
concepts) Great beginning click and drag exercise! Large objects!
Click and Drag. Brush your Teeth. Drag the mouse
up and down the smiley face's teeth to brush them.
Grab the brush to use it as a cursor,
click on a color from the palette, then click on a part of the picture
to color it in.
Costume Shop. Edgar and Andrew are ready to try on some
costumes. Click on the Go buttons next to Edgar and Andrew to help them.
Drag-and-drop a fish to load it into the
cannon, aim using your cursor, and…FIRE!
Decorate the Doll House. practice clicking and
Help Bongo and Beanie play their favorite
game by lifting Bongo up to the right height, then dropping him on the
see-saw to send Beanie flying into the pool!
Digging for Worms
Use your mouse to move the shovel and then
click to throw the worms out! When you see stars in the sandbox, click
on them with your shovel to find some buried treasure.
Dinosaur Drawing. Click on the dinosaur, then click on the
picture to create your own dinosaur drawing.
Use the mouse to help Mama Octopus lower
her fishing hooks the right depth so that she can catch some tasty fish.
Dress the Teddy Bear. click on the numbers to change
the bear's cap, shirt, or pants.
Egg Decorating. drag and drop egg decoration activity.
Egg Hunt. Find the eggs and put them in the basket. Can
you find all twelve? Hide them again for the next player or start again.
Click-and-drag Manny’s paw to move him around – let go and he will grab
onto a vine. When you see some food, move his paw over it to grab it,
and then drop it in the basket!
Feed the Monster. Click and drag the food to the
monster so he can eat.
Finger Painting. Learn mouse skills by finger painting
with your mouse!
Fire Flies. Use your mouse to catch the fireflies and put
them in the jar. Program adds up the amount as they are put in the jar.
Tank. Click on the fish you want to put in your tank. Then
click inside the tank to place your fish.
Flower Garden. Grow your own flower garden. Each click
of the mouse creates a flower!
Feed the pig!
Use the cursor to aim and click to make him
shoot out his tongue. Any flies in the path of Freddie’s tongue will be
Ghost Ship Tour. The Pumpkin Pirates are ready to
welcome you aboard. Click on the ship to start the tour. Be careful.
Those ghosts will play tricks!
Halloween Fun. from BillyBear; many mouse skills are
Hatch and Match. Practice clicking on eggs and find the
two pictures and sounds that match. A different sound effect is used
with each dragon.
HeadSprouts Mousing Around Program. Listen to oral
directions on how a mouse works and practice each skill.
Help People Pick Pets. Move your pointer over the
customers to learn what they want. Click on the customers to go to the
right parts of the store.
Hide and Seek. Click on the numbers to find the hidden
Leaf Games. What would you do with a pile of leaves?
[six different activities].
Magic Paint. Select the size of the brush and the color
and draw a picture on the screen. Higher level mouse skills for click
- Make Something. Click and drag to make
Make a Snowman
Stack 100 Snowballs
Lil' Finger Painting. Dip your finger in a color and
create a picture.
Make a Pizza
Click and drag the different toppings to make a pizza!
Merry Tulip's Flower Shop. Welcome to Merry Tulip's
Flower Shop. Aga Panthis loves to arrange flowers. I bet you would, too.
Want to try? Click on her hat to have some fun.
Practice your mouse skills with these games.
Mix and Match. click on the numbers to mix and match
body parts to create characters. (Numbers are small; this site better
used for students that have had practice controlling a mouse).
Mouse Exercises. Designed for Senior Citizens, this
site is specifically for the development of mouse skills. If you use it
with small students, reading the instructions aloud to them on each page
in succession will probably be necessary.
Mouse Exercises. Designed for Senior Citizens, this
site is specifically for the development of mouse skills.
Marble's Propeller Flyer
Help pop the balloons by guiding Mr.
Marble with your mouse.
Mr. Veghed. Make a funny character from your favorite
vegetables and then animate it.
Numbers: Connect the Dots with Artt
Help the artist draw by clicking on the dots in order to connect them.
Count and Catch Balloons
Look at the number on the upper-left and then click to catch balloons to
match the number.
Numbers: Count the Fish
Click the number of fish for each color.
Online Coloring. (Fisher Price) Click on a color and
then on the part of the picture you want to paint. Use the water to
erase a color. Print your picture when you're all finished, or use the
arrows to select another. (17 different coloring sheets).
On-Line Coloring Pages. Drag colors from the palette to
the outline drawing, kids can try to match a small thumbnail drawing or
use their own creativity.
Paper Dolls. Drag and Drop Mouse Practice to Dress the
Pepper's Only Pizza. Would you like to help Peter and
Pepper make pizzas? Click on their pictures to step inside and put
toppings on customers' pizzas. Make one for yourself, too.
Peter Pickles Pops the
Pinwheels. click on the pinwheel and watch it spin.
Pizza Faces. You can make funny faces on your pizzas.
Here are some examples. Make all you want. Give them silly names and
Pre-School Coloring Pages. Some of these are outline
drawings to print and color, others are on-line coloring pages
This little guy loves shapes and sees them everywhere. Help him find his
Put the Bubble puzzle together. Click and drag the
pieces to put together the puzzle. Pieces expand to fit into the grid.
Good for shape discrimination as well as clicking and dragging.
Move the Shapelins
under the matching shape. Click a Shapeling to “select” them, then click
another and they will swap places.
Sorting Common Objects. Click and drag the bananas or
strawberries into the correct jars.
Help him decide which way to build, then
click to build a ladder any way you choose. Climb toward stars to
collect them. Watch out for the satellite though – if it hits Wally, it
will knock him off his perch and make him drop his stars!
Use the mouse to move the bubble and bounce the gold star back up into
Help Marvin jump. Move the cursor
back and forth with just the right rhythm to help him swing – faster and
faster, higher and higher! Then, just when Marvin is at the height of
his swing…CLICK to make him jump.
Tidy the Classroom. Help clean up -- choose a different mousing
skills: single click, double click, and drag-and-drop and the mouse-over
what you see.
Guide Scuba Sam down to the ocean floor to
collect them treasure in his net, and then click to make him swim back
up. You can also use the mouse button to help Sam avoid nasty
Thunder and Lightning. Bowl with Pilar and friends,
move the mouse and click to bowl.
Tidy The Classroom. Excellent site to learn how to drag
and drop, click once, click twice, or drag.
The Higher the Slide, the Farther You Go!
Uppercase and Lowercase Matching
Click on Orwell the Pig to get him
started, then use the mouse to control his flight. But be
careful…Orwell’s wings don’t work too well, and if he doesn’t land on a
cloud he’ll take quite a tumble!
ZooPlanner. Where in the Zoo will I put you? Click on
each animal and drag it into the zoo. You could print a picture of your