Last week, I shared how much I love creating and finding unique word clouds.
I shared how I used WordClouds.com in my New Year's post, One Word Can Change The World! What Is Your #OneWord For 2018.
When I posted it in the Future Ready Librarians Facebook Group,
In fact, she used it a few months ago to make new genre signs for their library....the one posted above for Sports.
I just LOVE this genre sign.
The one above she created from the AASL Learner Framework pamphlet and....
From the home page, I clicked on Create Now and it took me into....
The first thing I did was input the words I wanted to use.
You can change the colors, angles and fonts, including changing letters into UPPER and lower case.
You can either type them into the word template or import them from text or the web.
You can even add your own image.
I looked at all of the holiday shapes and picked a Christmas Tree because it reminded me of all the Christmas markets we went to while in Europe.
I picked a pretty green for the tree with white letters and background too.
I even set the letters to turn red when scrolled over.
Now that I had my European Holiday word cloud shape, it was time to change the fonts of the words.
This was a really fun part and gave my word cloud lots of personality.
New fonts can be added at this point too.
I printed a couple off for Brianna and I, but I also clicked on....
WordArt.com is definitely becoming one of my favorite word cloud creators! This can be used as such a wonderful tool to differentiate and give students a platform to create something truly unique and special to them.