You can create an interesting photo for use in your playlist. Here are some easy tools for use.

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Big Huge Labs

This free and user friendly site has an array of tools that are perfect for jump starting a ThingLink learning project. Students can use the tools without logging in to an account and they can choose from a variety of options. Once created, they can take a snapshot of the image and upload it to ThingLink. Here are some fun choices.

  • mosaic maker
  • motivator
  • magazine cover
  • movie poster
  • captioner


Create a Poster

Art Skills is a nice tool for creating posters. Turn posters into interactive images and define concepts through multimedia.



This free and user friendly online photo editing tool has plenty of features to edit and spruce up a photo for use with ThingLink. Students can upload a photo, add text and special effects, create a collage, and perform basic editing tasks without logging in.