New Year 2023 Technology Activity on Google Slides | Create a Cake | Editable

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  1. Need a holiday themed technology activity for the computer lab or for your writing classroom? These creative "Create a ____" and "Design a ____" activities are completed RIGHT in Google Slides™ using just the copy, paste and even the fill tool. Students will follow the directions to create a variety
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Need a technology activity for the computer lab or for your writing classroom for the New Year? Students will design their own diaper cake for the New Year's Baby RIGHT in Google Slides™ using just the copy, paste and even the fill tool.

  1. Students learn about the history of the New Year Baby and what it symbolizes.
  2. Then they will design their "cakes" by cutting and pasting the included images.
  3. Finally they will write about how their cake and the items they selected symbolize their hopes, dreams, goals, resolutions, etc. for the upcoming new year!

Plus, the entire slideshow is EDITABLE so you can customize the text and images to fit your students' needs.

***View the preview to see a quick demo***


  • Blank template for students to create their own unique diaper cakes and write the new year goals.
  • Customizable decorations to copy & paste to create a huge variety of cakes. Colors can be changed using the FILL tool RIGHT in slides.
  • Information paragraph slide about the history of the New Year Baby - includes a link to old magazine covers from the 30s that populated the New Year Baby in modern America; be sure to test this link and delete before assigning if images are blocked or you do not want to use them with your students.

Technology Skills Practiced:

  • using text boxes
  • typing
  • cut & paste
  • using the fill tool
  • order of objects
  • selecting and dragging
  • scrolling between slides
  • following directions

ISTE Student Standards:

1.6 Creative CommunicatorStudents communicate clearly and express themselves creatively for a variety of purposes using the platforms, tools, styles, formats and digital media appropriate to their goals.

1.6.b Students create original works or responsibly repurpose or remix digital resources into new creations.




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3 PDF / 18 Slides
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