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6 Of The Best Apps for Teaching Kids Typing on Mac

July 23, 2015
We have already shared several posts in the past featuring a plethora of web tools and apps to help kids (and adults) learn fast typing. However, today we are sharing with you our top picks for Mac users. These are some of the best typing apps you can find in the Mac app store. Teachers and parents can use them with their kids to help them be fast typists.


1- Typist

‘Typist is a typing tutor, which helps you in learning touch typing.If you have never taken any lessons in typing before, please be patient.Typing is not difficult but it does take a lot of practice. Avoid the tendency to look down at your fingers while typing. This is a very bad habit and is hard to break later.’



‘Typing Fingers uses a completely new approach to teach the efficient touch-typing (ten-fingers) system. It makes typing fun, is interactive and works with modern technologies and a new teaching method. The beautiful design and peaceful music create an amazing atmosphere that allows everybody, including children, to improve their typing skills’



‘A fantastic typing adventure awaits you! Complete the quest and prove yourself worthy of challenging the Dark Typist! Collect rewards and tokens as you journey through 16 medieval environments, from the Dragon’s Cave to the Throne Room. Each location presents four new keys with a lesson, demonstration, practice drills, three action-packed typing games and a progress test.’



‘Typing Tots starts kids along the path of learning how to type. It is used in schools throughout the United States to introduce kids to their computer keyboards…Typing Tots has a visually simple and uncomplicated format. It gives kids a chance to hunt and peck their way to finding letters, words, and short sentences on their keyboards. Typing Tots will time them as they type 20 letters, or 20 words, or 20 short sentences.’



‘Typing Fingers uses a completely new approach to teach the efficient touch-typing (ten-fingers) system. It makes typing fun, is interactive and works with modern technologies and a new teaching method. The beautiful design and peaceful music create an amazing atmosphere that allows everybody, including children, to improve their typing skills and get TYPING FINGERS DIPLOMA after successful completion of all levels.’



‘Animal Typing is a simple and funny way to learn touch typing in a nice app. The animal you get depends on your typing skills. The faster you type, the faster is your animal (rabbit, horse, etc.). However, be careful, Animal Typing also greatly rewards your accuracy.’



‘Type Fu is fun to use! Lessons vary from simple letters, numbers and words to proverbs and quotes of great thinkers of the past. Basic lessons (letters, numbers, words) are generated programatically so that you will never see the same exercise twice.’