How to add premade Activities to your Nearpod lesson

Activity banks allow you to seamlessly pull in pre-created Time to Climb, Matching Pairs, and Draw It activities into your Nearpod lessons you are creating or customizing.

Learn how to add these activities to your lessons in this article. 


1. Create a new Nearpod lesson or edit an existing lesson.

2. Click "Add Slide" and then "Activities".

3. Choose either Time to Climb, Matching Pairs or Draw It.


4. On the right-hand sidebar you will see an option to explore the activities given the activity chosen.


5. You can choose to search by keyword and/ or filter by subject and grade level.


6. Click on the activity you'd like and you'll see it automatically populate in the matching pairs create area.


7. You can customize the Activities to meet the needs of your students:

  • Time to Climb
    • Edit questions and answers
    • Edit the amount of time for each question
    • Add, change, or remove reference images
    • Add or remove questions
  • Draw It
    • Edit or remove the question directions
    • Add a timer
  • Matching Pairs
    • Edit or remove the question directions
    • Add a timer

8. Once you are done, click "save" to add it to your lesson.


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