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16 Websites to Teach Mouse Skills

Posted by on September 1, 2016

I repost this article every September because I get so many requests for mouse resources for those youngest keyboarders. Enjoy!

One of the most important pre-keyboarding skills is how to use the mouse. The mouse hold is not intuitive and if learned wrong, becomes a habit that’s difficult to break. Here are some images to assist you in setting up your newest computer aficionados:


Here are 16 websites students will enjoy, including 3 for adults new to computers:

Mouse Skills

  1. Bees and Honey
  2. MiniMouse1183938_stylized_mouse
  3. Mouse and tech basics–video
  4. Mouse practice—drag, click
  5. Mouse skills
  6. Mouse Song
  7. OwlieBoo–mouse practice
  8. Wack-a-gopher (no gophers hurt in this)


  1. Digipuzzles–great puzzles for geography, nature, and holidays
  2. Jigsaw Planet–create your own picture jigsaw
  3. Jigsaw puzzles
  4. Jigzone–puzzles
  5. Jigsaw Puzzles–JS


  1. Mousercize
  2. Mousing Around
  3. Skillful Senior

If you’re looking for more, Internet4Classrooms has a long list you might like.

More on mouse skills:

Dear Otto: Should Lefties Use Right Hands for Mousing Around

Tech Tip #61: How to Get Youngers to Use the Right Mouse Button

Dear Otto: Should I fix ‘Thumb clicking’?

Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum, K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. She is an adjunct professor in tech ed, CSG Master Teacher, webmaster for four blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice book reviewer, CAEP reviewer, CSTA presentation reviewer, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, and a weekly contributor to TeachHUB. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

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