Playground Web: Canvas


In the Canvas screen, you can present children's learning journeys in an interesting and engaging way.

To access Canvas, click on 'Canvas' in the left-hand menu.

To create your Canvas:

  1. Click 'New' and select a Layout (or click 'Tutorial' for more tips)
  2. Select 'Content' and drag and drop either the 'text' 'image' 'video' or 'audio' box to begin.
  3. Select 'Shapes' to drag and drop a shape onto the document.
  4. Add content to the shape by clicking 'Content' and dragging the media type onto the shape.
  5. Click 'Save' at the top of the page to cement changes.
  6. Select 'Publish' to share the document with users at your service.


Handy Tips:

  • You can duplicate a Canvas created by any Educator by clicking the three dots on the right-hand side and selecting "Duplicate."


  • You can delete a shape by double clicking the shape and clicking the 'Rubbish Bin' icon in the bottom right hand corner. You can also zoom in and out by clicking the '+' or '-'.
  • You can add a shape by clicking the 'Stickers' tab and dragging the images you would like.
  • You can link a document by clicking the 'Documents' tab and dragging the document to the screen.
  • You can link a child to the screen by clicking 'Children' and selecting the children you wish to add.

Add a Title

Add and Edit Shapes

Add Text 

Add Images and Videos


Add Observations and Documentation 

Search for Observations and Documentation to add 

Add Stickers

Tag Rooms and Educators 


 Delete an Item

Save and Publish

View and Edit