There’s a great and relatively simple way for students to create interactive digital timelines using a Google Sheet template and a couple easy steps found at the bottom of  Students can customize their timeline with dates, descriptions, and even photos and video. Here’s a sample that I whipped up by simply entering information on the Google Sheet template from the site


Get students started by giving them the link to! Once they’ve followed the steps, they can submit the link to their timeline via Google Classroom or Moodle, OR, they can find a way to embed the timeline on a site of their own, like one they’ve created at

For further help, share this video with your students: