Create a simple New Year greeting using Microsoft PowerPoint…

It is very simple to create  a lovely New Year’s greeting to put on Facebook
or a blog using Microsoft PowerPoint. It takes next to no time! We have done
this for two year’s running now.

What do you need

  • PowerPoint installed on your device or
    you can use the free PowerPoint online found in OneDrive
  • A free PowerPoint
  • Some creativity…

Steps to creating an image greeting

1. Search for Free Happy New Year PowerPoint templates using your browser. I
came up with a selection from a site called Presentation Magazine which says
‘55,590 Free PowerPoint Templates and Backgrounds’

2. Select on that you like and download it as a PowerPoint template. For

You’ll notice that the words on the template are all editable

3. To save your slide as a JPEG so that it can be uploaded to a site of your
choice, all you have to do is:

  • Click on your slide
  • Go to File/Save
  • Choose where you want to save it and select JPEG or PNG

4. Your device will ask you if you want to save every slide or just this
slide. Select ‘Current Slide only’.

View and use your final image as you desire. The image shown below will be uploaded to Facebook and

Happy New Year to all our SchoolNet friends. We wish you the best year yet in 2016.  

« Return to Latest News

SchoolNet South Africa is an incorporated Non Profit Company - Registration 2001/012244/08, NPO Number 030-817
and holds Public Benefit Organisation (PBO) Status, in terms of Section 30 of the INcome Tax Act - POB Number 130003557.

Click here to support SchoolNet