10 Free Online Award Generators – guest post by Heather Johnson

Can you believe there was actually a time when teachers depended on specialty stores for awards and certificates? Today, we can quickly personalize and print a host of unique awards for students, thanks to online tools. In no particular order, listed below are 10 awards generators for primary and secondary educators.

  1. Award Maker at Lakeshore Learning – These colorful awards offer an alternative to standard certificates. Become a hip teacher by presenting awards with messages like “You Are Awesome!”
  2. KidBibs Awards – These highly personalized awards can be created in five easy steps. You will have the choice to print or email them when you are finished.
  3. Award Certificate Maker – Although the clip art images found here are rather generic, the tool is very simple for quick printing.
  4. Certificates & Memories – There are some very professional designs on this site and it also offers tips on how to print them on high-end paper for maximum effect. These would be great for the end of the year.
  5. Education World Award Certificates – Here are some very attractive student certificates. Other useful teacher templates can be found on this page, so it would be a great resource to bookmark.
  6. Preschool Printables – Aimed at younger students, both preschool and elementary school teachers should find these adorable awards handy.
  7. My Award Maker – This is a useful site for building many types of awards. From education templates to business templates, there is a certificate here for every occasion.
  8. BillyBear Award Maker – Offers several simple steps for building a cute award. Little touches, such as teddy bear borders really make this one stand out.
  9. Quick Certificate Maker – Here is an easily personalized printable for older students who have achieved a goal.
  10. DLTK’s Custom Printable Awards – This tool lets you personalize every aspect of the award from the main image to the border. It is very user-friendly and results in a stylish certificate.


This post was contributed by Heather Johnson, who is an industry critic on University of Phoenix reviews. She invites your feedback at heatherjohnson2323 at gmail dot com.

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