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How can you use ABCya kindergarten computers to teach keyboard skills?

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ABCya features games that teach keyboarding skills to kindergarteners. The first recommended activity is Learn the Buttons, which explains to the child what the different buttons do. Other games such as Keyboarding Zoo and Typing Rocket Junior help kindergarteners practice typing what they see on the screen.

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ABCya.com features fun and educational games for children in kindergarten through fifth grade. Games and activities targeted toward kindergarteners focus on the alphabet, numbers and shapes, while incorporating computer skills. Kindergarteners learn alphabetical order, the difference between upper-case and lower-case letters, numerical order and addition. Games contain colorful cartoon graphics, large navigational buttons and audio to improve comprehension. E-storybooks and holiday games are also available on the website.

ABCya.com was started by a teacher who was unable to find a suitable site with interactive activities for students. Since then, ABCya! has become a top site for educational games for children. The website is free to use and applications for ABCya! games are also available on the iTunes online store for iPads and iPhones. ABCya! apps have been featured by Scholastic, The New York Times, Parents Magazine and Disney Family Fun Magazine. ABCya.com has won a Parent's Choice Award and an honorable mention from O'Reilly Media.

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