25 Fantastic Free Google Slides Templates and Themes for Teachers

Add some pizazz to your presentations!

Google Slides Templates

Slideshow presentations are pretty standard in most classrooms these days, especially for distance learning. Google Slides is a popular option: it’s free, it has lots of cool features, and it integrates easily with Google Classroom. One easy way to make your presentations pop is to use Google Slides templates, also known as themes. All the design work is done for you, so all you have to do is customize them to fit your needs. We’ve rounded up some of the best free Google Slides templates out there. Take a look, then get busy creating something new!

New to Google Slides? Start here for tips and tricks every teacher needs to know.

1. Interactive Jeopardy!

Google Slides Templates Jeopardy

Turn test review into a fun competition! This interactive template is fully customizable; just add your questions and answers.

Get it: Interactive Jeopardy!/Slides Carnival

2. Desktop Organizer Calendar

Use these monthly organizers to link to other projects, slideshows, documents, and more. It’s a great place to start class each day.

Get it: Desktop Organizer Calendar/SlidesMania

3. Alphabet Order Game

This Google Slides game is ready to go! Use the five increasingly challenging drag-and-drop levels with your whole class, or assign it as station work.

Get it: Alphabet Order Game/Teachers Pay Teachers

4. Galaxy Theme

Google Slides Templates Space

These Google Slides templates are perfect for a unit on space. (You might even say they’re out of this world!)

Get it: Galaxy Theme/Slides Carnival

5. Bulletin Board Theme

Google Slides Templates Bulletin Board

Use this theme to create presentations, or for an interactive classroom bulletin board with links to flyers, events, and more.

Get it: Bulletin Board Theme/SlidesMania

6. Breakout Room Note Taker

Google Slides Templates Hello Teacher Lady

Virtual breakout rooms are a nice way to incorporate group work into distance learning. Have your students use these Google Slides templates to record their discussion.

Get it: Breakout Room Note Taker/Hello Teacher Lady

7. Who’s Who? Game

These templates have activities like a match-up game and crossword puzzles built right in.

Get it: Who’s Who Game/SlidesGo

8. Camping Virtual Classroom Theme

Virtual classrooms are such a fun way to make distance learning more engaging. This free camping theme has multiple slides to customize.

Get it: Camping Virtual Classroom Theme/Student Savvy

9. Farm Animals

Google Slides Templates Barnyard

Use these farm animal Google Slides templates to create interactive math or spelling activities for young learners.

Get it: Farm Animals/SlidesMania

10. Vocabulary Four Square

Customize these simple interactive templates with the vocabulary words your students are studying. Then use it for group work or a homework assignment.

Get it: Vocabulary Four Square/A Digital Spark

11. Investigation Game

Transform an ordinary lesson into an investigation! This would be a cool way to teach kids about primary sources.

Get it: Investigation Game/SlidesGo

12. Digital Notebook

Google Slides Templates

These slides are fun interactive way for kids to keep track of notes, research, and more.

Get it: Digital Notebook/SlidesMania

13. Classroom Assignment Slides

This planner makes a teacher’s life easier, whether they’re working in person, online, or in a blended environment. These slides give students one place to access all their assignments, group or individual.

Get it: Classroom Assignment Slides/Happy Pixels

14. Studying Organizer

Google Slides Templates Study Guide

Give your students a leg-up on their classwork with this free Google Slides template study organizer.

Get it: Studying Organizer/SlidesGo

15. Dinosaurs Theme

Google Slides Dinosaurs

Introducing little ones to prehistoric times? Try these free Google Slides templates!

Get it: Dinosaurs Theme/Slides Carnival

16. Digital Board Game

Customize this board game template to use for a fun review activity in pretty much any subject.

Get it: Digital Board Game/SlidesMania

17. Vintage Geography Theme

Google Slides Maps

Calling all geography teachers! These slides are just for you.

Get it: Vintage Geography Theme/Slides Carnival

18. Elementary School Weekly Planner

Google Slides Templates Elementary Planner

Help students develop good study habits and learn to organize their time with these cheery slide templates.

Get it: Elementary School Weekly Planner/SlidesGo

19. Virtual Job Fair

Need a fun way to hold virtual career day? Set up these slides with photos, videos, and info about a variety of jobs for kids to explore.

Get it: Virtual Job Fair/Autism The Teen Years

20. Letter Writing Slides

Google Slides Templates Letters

Teaching a unit on letter writing? These slides are the perfect theme.

Get it: Letter Writing Slides/SlidesMania

21. Spelling Choice Boards

Google Slides Templates Spelling

This template is ready to use, with its missing letter games and other spelling activities. You can also customize it to fit your needs.

Get it: Spelling Choice Boards/SlidesGo

22. Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?

Customize these slides for an engaging and enjoyable way to review any subject.

Get it: Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?/ROOMBOP

23. Interactive File Cabinets

This is a smart way to organize digital documents and materials for your classroom. Assign each class or subject a drawer, then use the tabs to link to documents and other files.

Get it: Interactive File Cabinets/SlidesGo

24. Harry Potter Theme

Google Slides Templates Harry Potter

It’s not magic, though it might seem like it to muggles! These Google Slides templates are sure to enchant your students.

Get it: Harry Potter Theme/SlidesMania

25. Google Search Theme

Design a presentation inspired by a Google search with these clever templates!

Get it: Google Search Theme/SlidesMania

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Posted by Jill Staake

Jill Staake is a writer living in Tampa, Florida. She's spent most of her life teaching in traditional classrooms and beyond, from 8th grade English to butterfly encounters, and believes learning is a life-long process.

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