Motivating Enchantment Theme – Proven Educational Design
Disney: Mickey’s Typing Adventure has a proven educational design* that teaches kids all of the letters on the keyboard as they type their way to each exciting destination in Typelandia! They are taught proper typing posture and finger placement following one of 11 Typing Courses for their age and skill level. When they pass the lessons and challenges in each destination in Typelandia at proficient speed and accuracy they become touch-typists!
Help Mickey’s Friends and be the Hero!
A mysterious magical spell is causing all kinds of problems in Typelandia! Daisy was in the Garden and Minnie was at the Wishing Well when something went wrong. Mickey’s friends are in trouble and they need your help! Use the keyboard to type your way around Typelandia. As you learn to type, the keyboard magic will free Mickey’s friends from the strange enchantment. You are the hero—Mickey’s friends are counting on you to help them!
Animations with your Favorite Disney Characters!
Typelandia is full of exciting animations of Mickey Mouse and friends. Kids will be delighted with Huey, Dewey, Louie and Daisy in the Garden, Donald at the Cottage, Minnie at the Wishing Well, Pluto at the Big Tree, Goofy at the Mine, and more! Kids begin their adventure at the Village where they can visit Ye Old Magic Shoppe, the Arcade, the Library, and the Academy.
Instant Results Give Kids Incentive to Improve Keyboarding Skills
Kids get instant feedback on their typing results. They can see how they did on a lesson, challenge, or game right away. Detailed results show kids the keys they know well and the keys that need more practice. They receive information on each of the following. All results are printable.
- Instantly Tracks Results!
- WPM Scores and Accuracy Percentages
- Performance Assessment for Key, Finger, Hand, and Row
- Results Calculated from All Activities
- Color Progress Charts and Graphs
- Printable Results
- Certificates of Achievement
Creative Lessons and Exercises Help Kids Learn to Type Step-by-Step
Typing Instruction is provided, including proper posture, finger position, and ergonomic features. Visual Guides show finger/key placement. Games Provide Fun Ways for Kids to Practice Typing Disney: Mickey’s Typing Adventure has exciting Typing Games! Kids can play games in a variety of ways by selecting options from the drop down menu, including words per minute (WPM) and level of difficulty. Some games include multiple levels of play. Kids score points on all game activities which motivates them to achieve a high game score!
Customized Typing Courses
Choose from 11 Typing Courses for specific ages and skill levels.
- Learning the Home Row
- Home Row and Upper Row
- Home Row and Lower Row
- Ages 7-8
- Ages 9-10
- Games Course
- Skill Building Course
- Suggested Typing Course (no games)
- Suggested Typing Course
- Numeric Keypad Course
- Numeric Keypad Numbers Only Course
There are hundreds of challenges that measure speed and accuracy. Results are provided for adjusted words per minute, based on both typing accuracy and speed.
- Advanced Challenges
- Proficiency Challenges
- Advancement Level Challenges
Practice, Practice, Practice!
Typelandia is a fun place to practice typing. Kids reinforce finger-to-key memory skills by playing typing games in the Arcade with just the keys they have learned. When they learn the entire keyboard they can practice typing passages from their favorite Disney Stories.
Practice Typing Passages from 10 Disney Stories!
- Princess and the Frog
- The Little Mermaid
- Beauty and the Beast
- The Lion King
- Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
- The Jungle Book
Motivational Practice Activities
- Practice How to Type and Ergonomics
- Practice Games in the Village Arcade and in the Palace Arcade
- Practice Typing Passages from 10 Classic Disney Stories
- Advanced Skill-building Lessons and Challenges
Certificates of Achievement
Kids can print a certificate of achievement to show they have successfully reached the Palace and freed Mickey’s friends from the enchantment—and become the Hero of Typelandia!
Coloring Pages of Disney Characters
Kids can print a coloring page of their favorite characters, including Mickey Mouse and friends, or characters from Disney Stories.
Using this software, you have agreed to a Personal License. You may install and use the software on a single computer and on a second alternative computer. You are also entitled to family usage on that single computer not to exceed 5 family members. If you are an organization or school, please purchase a Multi User desktop, network or web version, designed for multiple users. For a Multi User License call 925-734-6767. *Disney: Mickey’s Typing Adventure is powered by Typing Instructor®, winner of numerous awards including the TopTenReviews Gold Award for Best Typing Software, 2009 – 2014.
Mac System Requirements
PowerPC G4, G5 or Intel Core Duo Processor; 800 MHz Processor or Higher • Mac OS X 10.4 – 10.12 or Higher, Including Lion • CD-ROM Drive • 480 MB Hard Drive Space • Video Card with 32 MB of Video RAM • 1024 X 768 Resolution • Speakers & Mouse