Powerpoint Tutorial
1.1 How to Make a PowerPoint
1.2 Embed YouTube Video in PowerPoint
1.3 How to Cite a PowerPoint
1.4 Add Music to PowerPoint
1.5 Insert PDF intot PowerPoint
1.6 Make a Jeopardy Game on PowerPoint
1.7 Change PowerPoint Slide Size
1.8 Make a Timeline in PowerPoint
1.9 Add Watermark to PowerPoint
1.10 Add Narration to PowerPoint
1.11 Embed iFrame to PowerPoint
1.12 Make Flashcards in PowerPoint
1.13 Save Powerpoint as Video
1.14 Open PowerPoint Online

PowerPoint Tricks: How to Make Flashcards in PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint is more than just a presentation tool. It provides a wide variety of options for giving information and helping people process it and memorize the most important points. One of the many PowerPoint options is to make flashcards using PowerPoint.

As we all know, flashcards is an old favorite in the classroom. They are useful for teaching and reviewing vocabulary, learning idioms and expressions, learning phrases appropriate to a situation or using multiple flashcards as ideas for a story. The tradition method to make flashcards starts with cardboard. But now, you can also make flashcards with PowerPoint. With some vivid animation, the flashcards on PowerPoint would arise more interests among viewers. In the following article, I'll show you how to create a flashcard using in PowerPoint within simple steps.

Make Flashcards in PowerPoint

How to create flashcards in PowerPoint using trigger animations?

PowerPoint can help you re-create standard learning techniques in a much more engaging and effective way than ever before, and it is not as complicated as you would image. The flipping is just a simple trigger animation, which is the key to create flashcard in PowerPoint. To make flashcards in PowerPoint, you can use trigger animation to bring in additional information or use transitions to go to other slides. Now let's try to create a set of interactive, virtual flash cards using trigger animations in PowerPoint.

Step 1Open the PowerPoint and you will see a single slide with a content placeholder and a text placeholder beneath it. To make a flashcard, the first thing you need to do is add your clue picture. Click "Insert" > "Picture", choose your images.

Insert Clue Picture

Step 2Use the same way to insert the "answer" pictures onto your slide, then right-click them and select "Send to Back" so that they are hidden behind the "clue" pictures.

Insert Answer Picture

Step 3Create a Flip Custom Animation effect for each pair of pictures. This effect can be built with the Collapse Exit effect and the Stretch Entrance effect. Get a more detailed description on how to create these effects in the article Building a Flip Custom Animation Effect in PowerPoint.

Animation Effect

Step 4Select the "clue" picture as a trigger for all four pictures and all four animations (16 animations in total).

Set Trigger

Step 5To preview your flashcards, go to "Slide Show" > "From Current Slide". Then you can find your flashcards read to click and flip!

Preview Flashcards

Of course, making flashcards is just one of the many ways to create wonderful learning materials by simply using trigger animations in Microsoft PowerPoint. Use your imagination, I'm sure you would find more interesting ways to make flashcards. For example, after you make flashcards in PowerPoint, you could convert the PowerPoint to a teaching video, using a PPT to Video Converter.

In this article, we have mainly taught you how to make flashcards using trigger animations in PowerPoint. Have more thoughts to make flashcards? Feel free to leave your comments down below.

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May 17, 2018 19:40 / Updated by to PowerPoint