How to use Seesaw icon shortcuts in Activities instructions

Seesaw icons are a great way to make activity instructions more visual and easier for students to follow. Activity instructions appear for students at the top of an activity. 

Use these shortcuts to create Seesaw icons in your activity instructions.

How to use shortcuts

1. Type in the text shortcut in between two : : 

For example: Click :add: Add Response. 

2. When you save your activity, the icons will turn into emojis.

The below shortcuts can be downloaded and printed by clicking on the attachment at the bottom of this page or visiting this link.

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