Nessy Fingers


This touch typing program also helps children improve their spelling skills.

Nine fantastic games using real words and sentences provide all the motivation needed! Explore the land of Ness and battle dragons and ghosts. Crush Rocky under a giant snowball. Score goals against the boss gorilla or win trophies in the hall of fame. The key positions are taught in the sequence of the alphabet. Set personal speed and accuracy targets. Configurable, with nine levels of difficulty. Dual Format CD for PC/Mac.

Nessy Fingers quickly teaches the layout of the keyboard through the alphabet in 5 simple lessons, using real words and sentences. This is ideal for all students, especially those who have dyslexia / dyspraxia. With fun and interactive games, Nessy Fingers will motivate any learner to type faster and more accurately! It has many dyslexia-friendly features such as audio instructions, carefully selected fonts and display options. Play at home or school. Nessy Fingers is simple to use and easy to setup. You will soon become a confident master of the keyboard.

Features include:

  • Swim as Nessy to set personal speed and accuracy targets
  • You can develop spelling skills while practising your typing skills.
  • Use the Nessy Learning Programme's phonics word lists or your own while playing games.
  • Type to your own tunes! Import mp3’s to play with the games
  • Stickers to cover the keys to ensure learning is by touch
  • Colour coding to aid fast learning.
  • Real words are used to reinforce spelling patterns.
  • Keys are taught alphabetically, reinforcing the sequence and giving a logical learning structure
  • Multisensory lessons use both text and audio instructions with a picture of the keyboard on screen
  • Carefully selected fonts address issues of orientation and directional confusion
  • Display options provide six colour schemes for text and background using colours found most helpful by those experiencing 'page-glare'
If spatial awareness is weak then finding keys will be difficult and learning to type may become frustrating as games are too difficult to win. In Nessy Fingers games can be won by typing 4 words per minute - a lower starting level than any other typing program. There are a wide range of levels so even those with almost no knowledge of key positions can complete games and succeed. The difficulty of games is automatically set by your own best result but you can manually make it easier or harder by just dragging a slider.

Explore the land of Ness and play 9 fantastic games. In the Dungeon of Doom battle dragons, skeletons and ghosts. On Monkey Island play penalty shootout with Burt the boss gorilla. At Penguin Mountains crush Rocky under a giant snowball. Win bigger and better trophies, medals and awards in the Hall of Fame. Nessy is so easy to use you can work independently. You will soon see significant improvements in confidence and self-esteem.Nessy fingers is a powerful way to improve spelling by developing your memory for movement.

  • Motivational
  • All abilities succeed
  • Improve spelling and punctuation
  • Improve presentation
  • Boost confidence
  • Speed up
  • Concentrate for longer
  • Play again and again

Nessy is so easy to use you can work independently. You will soon see significant improvements in confidence and self-esteem. Nessy fingers is a powerful way to improve spelling by developing your memory for movement.





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