Lesson 1: Sending an Email

In this first lesson, children learn about what email can be used for before writing and sending their first email

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding what email is used for

  • Sending an email of my own

  • Logging in and logging out of my email account

  • Understanding that emails can be used to send information around the world

Lesson Plan

Sending an email
See the plan

Teacher Video: Logging into Gmail

Teacher Video: Sending an email

Presentation: Sending an email


Individual login cards
Communication resource
Teacher Guide: How to register with Kidsemail.org
Created by:
Cat Lamin,  
Computing specialist
Cat was a committed primary school teacher for twelve years. After starting her independent consultancy ‘Crossover Solutions’ she has travelled to Argentina, Brazil and America to share her wealth of knowledge of computer science with other teachers. Her enjoyment for…
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