By now you have figured out that Canva and Pinterest are two of my favorite digital tools! Pinterest is such a popular tool among teachers! It’s great for professional learning, and creating boards for your students. Why not get organized, and create beautiful covers for your boards? It’s easy with Canva!
Here’s a birds-eye view of my Pinterest boards. Most of my boards, the ones that I own and use for education, have custom covers that I made using Canva. It makes it very easy to see the title of the board, and gives me an opportunity to use my own branding. Canva makes this task a cinch! I’ve detailed steps below.
Step 1: Get a Canva Account! Trust me, this tool is incredible. You will find so many ways to use this design and image tool in your classroom. Your students will love it, too. More on that later…Go ahead and get your account set-up, I’ll wait…
Step 2: Create Your Canvas with Custom Dimensions. There are many templates in Canva for all types of social media, posters, presentations, and more. The Pinterest board cover is NOT in the list at the top. You must choose custom dimensions.
That’s it! Now you can return to Canva and make a copy of your board cover to create more covers with a matching theme!
Canva is a phenomenal tool for the classroom as well. Students can use Canva to create images for presentations, blog posts, posters, research projects, and more.
There are so many ways that you can use this tool! I use Canva to create images for the blog posts you see here, in my presentations, and across social media. Both Canva and Pinterest made my list of 10 EPIC Tools I Can’t Live Without.
Pinterest is a great way to connect and learn with other educators. Be sure you check out my list of 35 Educators You Must Follow on Pinterest.
How do you use Canva? Please share in the comments below.
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