Online Sites to Teach Mouse Skills

It sounds easy, but to a five or six year old, holding the mouse, clicking that left button, dragging and dropping while holding a finger down is darn difficult. Here’s a list (click for updates):

  1. Dragon Drop
  2. Jackson Pollock artwork with mouse skills
  3. MiniMouse
  4. Mouse and Pointer Tutorial (freemium)
  5. Mouse Practice–several choices
  6. Mouse practice—drag, click
  7. Mouse skills
  8. Mouse Song
  9. OwlieBoo–mouse practice
  10. Silk–draw with mouse movements
  11. This Is Sand–make a sand picture with mouse skills
  12. 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–JS


  1. Mousing Around


Many of these are simply repurposing mouse skill sites to the trackpad. 

  1. Basics
  2. Practice
  3. Touchpad vs Mouse

Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum, K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. She is an adjunct professor in tech ed, Master Teacher, webmaster for four blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice, CSTA presentation reviewer, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, contributor to NEA Today, and author of the tech thrillers, To Hunt a Sub and Twenty-four Days. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

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