"Make Your Own Animation" - Google Slides Lessons for Computer Library

Imagine incorporating STEAM into your computer lab sessions. Students love to use Google Slides; use this DIY animation lesson to give your students new skills in Google while also including some of their own interests.

In this lesson students will learn how to create an animation by using a few simple tools in Google Slides. It comes with step-by-step instruction for the educator and the students.

This lesson is suitable to be used with students in 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade. Can be used with older students as well but it is aimed at high elementary and middle school aged students.

This lesson will cover at least three, 40-minute classes.

Included are:

  • Detailed lesson plans
  • Google Slides presentation with step-by-step instructions
  • Google Slides presentation with an example animation
  • Links to other resources
  • PowerPoint show also included

Computer Science - Technology, Instructional Technology, Library Skills

Grade Levels
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool

Resource Type
Lesson Plans (Individual), Internet Activities, Google Apps

Common Core Standards

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  • DIY-Animation-using-Google-Slides---Lesson-Plan.pdf
  • the-happy-llama.ppsm
  • DIY-Animations.ppsm

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Created: Jun 25, 2019

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