K5 Computer Lab Lesson Plans

K-5 Computer Lab Rules

Use these rules to keep your lab running smoothly throughout the year.

You can download the ready to print rules sheets or copy the rules you prefer to use on your own sheets.


I generally tell the children that the rules in the lab are the same rules that their regular teacher uses, but that I have a few of my own to add.


For the younger kids, (kinders) I don't usually go over the long list here, I just use the Computer Lab Rules in the images version.



Download: computer-lab-rules-the-essentials-in-pictures.pdf


Computer Lab Rules - The Essentials in Pictures

Computer Lab Rules - The Essentials in Pictures


Download: computer-lab-rules-green.pdf


Computer Lab Rules - Green

Computer Lab Rules -1


Download: computer-lab-rules-pk-blue.pdf


Computer Lab Rules - Pink and Blue

Computer Lab Rules -2



Download: computer-lab-rules-blk-white.pdf


Computer Lab Rules Black and White

Computer Lab Rules



Download: computer-lab-rules-blue-yellow.pdf


Computer Lab Rules Blue and Yellow

Computer Lab Rules - Blue



You can use this list to get ideas to create your own rules sheet.

Come in to the lab quietly and go to your assigned computer.
Do not touch other keyboards or mice on the way to your computer.
Read board & begin assignment if one exists or wait for instructions before you do anything.

Only visit approved Internet sites and only when you have permission to do so.
Do not download anything unless told to do so.
Never give out personal information.
Do not share your passwords with anyone other than your parents or teacher, if school related.
If you see anything that makes you feel uncomfortable, turn off your monitor and let your teacher know immediately. Do not show it to your friends first.

Make sure you leave your workspace as you found it!
Exit out of all programs.
Hang up your headphones.
Straighten your keyboard & mouse.
Push in your chair.
Collect and throw away any trash on your way out.
Take your belongings and anything you have printed with you when you leave.

Print only if you have permission!
Only press the Print option once!

Use only your assigned computer.
Do not move the icons on the desktop.
Do not change any system settings without permission.
Do not edit files that do not belong to you.
Help others with your mouth and not their mouse.

Treat your classmates, your teacher & all equipment with respect.
Help your neighbors if they need help - with your mouth and not their mouse!

Do not talk when your teacher is talking.

Come to the computer lab with clean hands. If you have just had recess or lunch, please wash and dry your hands before you come to the lab.
No banging your mouse or banging the keys on your keyboard.
No hands on the monitors.

All four feet of your chair should be on the floor at all times.

Eat and drink OUTSIDE of the lab only.
No food or drink allowed in the lab!

Read the screen BEFORE asking questions.

Lights out means Your Attention Please.
Remove your headphones.
Take your hands off the keyboard and mouse.
Wait for instructions.

Ask your immediate neighbors for help before you raise your hand to ask your teacher.
Do not get out of your seat to ask for help.
Do not get out of your seat to help someone else.
If you help someone else do it with your mouth and not their mouse.

Be prepared to learn something new every day in Computer Lab.


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