Fun activity ideas – Powerpoint for Kids


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Fun ideas – PowerPoint for kids

Now you know how mad about presentations we are. Well we were wondering how to keep the kids entertained over the holidays and we hit upon a great idea – teach them PowerPoint.

We are a little skeptical, but both our five year old son and our 8 year old daughter took to it – like a duck to water..

Within a week they have been producing some quite amazing pictures. We have shown some of them here. I think that some of the techniques that they have learnt could teach some of the adults a lesson or two!

Graphic of a snowman

This picture was produced by a 5 year old in PowerPoint

And with presentation skills being one of the most important career skills that you can have I think that they are already off to a head start.

The best part of PowerPoint from a children’s point of view is the drawing function located at the bottom left of the screen.

Kids love word art

Powerpoint Word Art

Powerpoint Word Art

Word art is another useful function that can add effect to a presentation. If you would like to see how the full presentation click on the Children PowerPoint Examples link.

 

Published On: 11th Aug 2006

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69 Comments
  1. where can i find ppt to teach me tis isny gid

    someone whats it to ya 12 Sep at 6:28 pm
  2. powerpoints are really fun thats y u should do one bout urself

    Anonymous 13 Sep at 4:04 pm
  3. cute

    Anonymous 6 Oct at 9:17 pm
  4. cool

    Anonymous 26 Oct at 10:12 pm
  5. You should put idea’s for older kids too. not just 5 year olds.

    Fred 12 Nov at 7:54 pm
  6. nice idea’s

    Anonymous 12 Nov at 7:55 pm
  7. wow that was not helpful at all, mainly because i am not 5

    megatron 16 Nov at 8:44 pm
  8. I think you should post ideas for kids that are older than 5

    Anonymous 18 Dec at 11:06 am
  9. thats cool dude

    dfgthgvdc 9 Jan at 10:50 am
  10. coool

    Anonymous 30 Jan at 11:33 am
  11. cool man

    Anonymous 3 Feb at 11:59 pm
  12. sweet

    jann 5 Feb at 9:34 pm
  13. Interesting

    Anonymous 12 Feb at 9:03 pm
  14. I just got the powerpoint on my computer, is just amazing. Thank you very much.

    Sahar 13 Feb at 8:49 pm
  15. coooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooool

    garrick 7 Mar at 7:39 am
  16. awsowm man!

    garrick 7 Mar at 7:40 am
  17. wow! this is toatly awsom man!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    garrick 7 Mar at 7:45 am
  18. me and my siter Jo LOVE POWER POINT!

    garrick 7 Mar at 7:48 am
  19. its awesome

    tavleen 17 Mar at 10:26 pm
  20. lmao bang. seriously? under 5?

    asdfasdf 18 Mar at 2:49 am
  21. coooooooooooooooooool

    Anonymous 20 Mar at 11:43 am
  22. Ideas for older kids please:)

    Anonymous 30 Mar at 4:47 pm
  23. I think it is verry intresting and enjable

    Anonymous 24 Apr at 5:38 pm
  24. Older kids ideas please!Preferably 11-16!!!

    Anonymous 16 May at 9:27 pm
  25. awsom

    kristen 24 May at 5:12 pm
  26. awesome

    ADS 30 May at 11:21 pm
  27. i love powerpoint presentations i is fun

    lisa 23 Jun at 3:39 pm
  28. i lik pwerpnt coz it maks me smil nd happy i alwys drw pics on it

    Anonymous 22 Jul at 9:31 am
  29. I really love powerpoint i love da pics on it LOL

    shannon 29 Jul at 1:53 pm
  30. hi it was brill

    nope 5 Aug at 8:27 pm
  31. the web site is good

    cody 25 Aug at 11:26 pm
  32. i wanted a powerpoint for prefebly 10-16 please not 5

    elizabeth 13 Sep at 5:55 pm
  33. Idea for older kids

    j 28 Sep at 3:32 pm
  34. yeah, im over 5 and really need some ideas
    like ideas for people 11 to 14.

    Alex 2 Oct at 11:40 am
  35. you should put power point ides for like 11-15 year old not just stupid 5 year old

    yasmine 15 Oct at 10:58 pm
  36. powerpoinrt presentation is cool

    Anonymous 26 Oct at 5:00 am
  37. I’m in 8th grade and I need an idea for a power point. I want it to be fun and someone simple. I only need 5-6 slides

    brittney 16 Nov at 9:52 pm
  38. Any ideas?

    brittney m. 16 Nov at 9:53 pm
  39. that’s cute and a good idea. it’s a really good idea to start a kid off learning something like powerpoint. i do believe that powerpoint is an interesting program that a kid will like and will keep trying to learn. great idea!

    nicole 17 Nov at 1:13 am
  40. what should I do my powerpoint on

    Amy 15 Dec at 5:05 pm
  41. powerpoint is mega you can do anything on it. its cccccccccccccccoooooooooooooolllllllllllllllllll

    abbie w 17 Dec at 7:50 pm
  42. ideas for older kids 11-16 please

    chris 20 Dec at 2:46 am
  43. Well alrighty then! I’m glad we started out with high exspectations of the people in this program. Maybe I should have brought crayons….

    Ian 26 Jan at 6:46 am
  44. Yeah…….

    chickin Lover 2 Feb at 6:58 pm
  45. i really think you need more advanced ideas for over 5?s so put things for 11-17 years olds otherwise no one will be that interested

    anonamous 5 Feb at 11:05 am
  46. Many thanks for your feedback, this section was specifically aimed at children activities with older people being able to use the presentations on the website for homework and other ideas as suggested on each presentation page.

    rboynton 7 Feb at 11:58 am
  47. i love the snowman i wish i was that good. :)

    Ella 7 Mar at 7:14 pm
  48. those kids are good

    Anonymous 9 Apr at 12:07 pm
  49. If you are wondering about projects for older kids, my 11 yr old daughter made a family PwrPnt presentation in secret, only to hook her laptop up to the tv (we sat on the couch) and give her presentation. Each family member had their own slide (even the family dog) with a short list of who we are (do, age, personality), and clip art to represent something we like or resemble. It was amazing!!! I never realized kids will sit down with a computer program and create something on their own.

    bellana51 19 Apr at 10:11 pm
  50. I LIKE TO HAVE THIS DOWNLOAD IN MY PC

    Anonymous 12 Sep at 1:36 pm
  51. You need to click on the “download as a PowerPoint file” button and save the file to your computer

    rboynton 14 Sep at 11:34 am
  52. thankz love <3

    Anonymous 26 Nov at 6:10 pm
  53. hey how coool!!!

    mercedes 15 Mar at 7:06 pm
  54. Sooo Lame need more for atleat 10 and over not just 5 year olds….

    Anonymous 9 Jan at 9:48 pm
  55. cool but tell something about older kids

    Anonymous 9 Apr at 7:39 am
  56. woow super cool i love it :)

    amanda 9 Apr at 7:50 pm
  57. you are fabulous

    taylor swift 24 May at 8:21 am
  58. i think it should be for kids older than five

    Ellie 5 May at 2:36 pm
  59. thanks a lot!

    sylvie 7 May at 10:26 am
  60. some people say”making presentation can make a Child’s brain excellent”.

    anonymous 20 May at 1:52 pm
  61. I think you should do something for older kids

    Ummmm okay 25 Aug at 7:36 am
  62. love it!

    s 5 Jun at 3:49 pm
  63. I made a powerpoint about my favorite book characters and some of their famous quotes. Hope this helps for some older kids.

    Leo Valdez 5 Jul at 2:15 am
  64. I also think that you should do something for older kids.

    RandomPerson:P 2 Jan at 5:29 am
  65. its cool

    nico 23 Feb at 12:09 am
  66. I have made a PowerPoint on an interview. You could also make a PowerPoint on different school subjects. Hope this helps! :)

    PowerPoint Maker 29 Feb at 10:52 pm
  67. As a 12 year old, I think that ideas should be produced, not just for 8 years and under, but for people of different age groups
    Kind regards,
    Holly Raymond-Hill

    Holly Raymond-Hill 5 Mar at 9:20 am
  68. good job!

    :) 19 May at 9:56 pm
  69. wow I can not believe that a 5 year old did that. Cool.

    chocolate 8 Jun at 7:38 pm
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