51 Powerful Ways To Use Canva for Education (Plus Free Templates)

Canva for Education is a game-changer, from nailing whole-group lessons to wowing students with new collaborative group activities, all in just a few clicks. And the cherry on top? Sending Canva projects straight to Google Classroom! Plus, Canva isn’t just for creating lessons and activities for kiddos—it’s a lifesaver for quickly and easily designing just about any type of classroom materials. Meet the Teacher posters? Check. Classroom schedule cards? You bet. And my all-time fave: those weekly parent letters that make me look like I’ve got everything under control (Shh, our secret!).

Ready to get started with Canva for Education? Below you’ll find simple step-by-step instructions to set up your free account and tips and tricks for how to make the most of it. Plus, there are 50 awesome ideas for using Canva with links to Canva templates for everything from student activities to classroom decor and more!