3 steps to getting your child touch typing:
- Set out 3 weeks -this is sufficient to get rid of bad habits and establish new ones and get muscle memory working properly
- Sign up for typing club - it’s free
- Get a long and narrow ( approx 60cm x 25cm) piece of cardboard, an external keyboard and some books and set up your child as in the picture below
I’m sure all our readers are fully aware of what Minecraft is. Or rather have at least heard your kids talking about it at home, in the playground, and wherever they get the chance too! However, for those of you that don’t know, Minecraft is a very popular video game in which players create and break apart various kinds of blocks in three-dimensional worlds. So what is so good about it? Why are children obsessed with it? And should we be encouraging play? Well, quite simply yes! As far as non-violent, educational games go, Minecraft is arguably one of the best and can teach children the fundamentals of programming skills!