Making a Personalized Envelope

Suggested Grades



Students will practice using a draw program to create a personalized envelope. They also will be exposed to drawing for and printing for a non-traditional paper size.


  • drawing program
  • envelopes
  • computers


  • Show students how to set up their canvas so that it will fit on an envelope by changing the page setup settings to the envelope setting.
  • Let students fill up their canvas using clip art, text, and freehand drawings. You may even teach students how to use a scanner if they’d like to add already existing pictures from a book, photograph, etc..
  • Place the envelope in the printer and print.