Graphic designer, digital artist and paper crafter. See 1000s of unique designs on her web sites (see Profile page) or Zazzle (imagefactory)
Achievement Awards and Diplomas You Can Print
Printable Awards and Achievement Certificates for kids and adults will help you find good quality school diplomas, achievement awards, certificates, employee citations and recognition documents and print them using your computer and printer.
Award certificates and diplomas for children and adults range from the serious to the outrageously funny.
If you can't find an award that's perfect for your situation, you can design your own special certificate using clip art graphic borders and stickers or gold seals.
Design Your Own Printable Awards - Print Custom Certificates, Brochures and Awards
Printable Diplomas for All Ages
Completion Certificates For Students from Preschool through High School
Pastiche Family Portal offers printable diplomass for students completing preschool through high school grades, plus GED or to note general educational achievement.
Diplomas for home school and non-traditional education students included in the set.
- Award Certificate Printables for Dad, Grandpa, Stepfather, Uncle
Cute printable Father's Day awards for fathers, grandfathers, uncles and step dads.
- Certificates For Teachers to Hand Out
Certificates for students and teachers, including diplomas and achievement papers for spelling, math, language arts, sports and graduations
- Printable Blank Awards and More
123Certificates.com - Free printable certificates and recognition Awards for children and adults. Many different themes and styles: cute, cool, formal, holidays and more. Add the matching incentive sheets to your lesson plans and reward somebody toda
- Lil' Fingers Potty Training Achievement Poster
Printable coloring page proclaims I can go on the potty all by myself.
- Free Teacher of the Year Award Certificate Template
Teacher of the Year template. You can type directly onto the document master before printing.
Don't Forget the Teacher!
Award Certificates Enhanced With Calligraphy Stand Out
Calligraphy added to an award or letter enhances the document and makes it more impressive.
Whether it's a certificate of marriage, honor award document, achievement or graduation diploma, a special award personalized wiith elaborate lettering makes the presentation even more beautiful and unique.
Calligraphy is an art form of handwriting - simply watching the technique as a writer puts theletters onto paper is a treat for the eyes.
Family Award Certificates
Best Mom/Mum, Grandmother, Stepmother, Aunt, Sister
Give mom or grandmother or aunt or stepmom a special gift for Mother's Day - or any day - to show your love and appreciation.
Give your special lady a personalized award that proclaims her as the World's Best.
Choose from several document styles: for Mum or Mom, or Grandmother, in special lady colors with gold borders or in black and white line art to color or copy as you like it best.
Printable Awards: Best Mum and more
Best Dad, Grandfather, Step Dad, Uncle, Brother
Best Dad, Best Grandfather , Best Uncle and Best Step Dad awards are all included in this collection of Printable Father's Day Award Certificates
Custom Printed Diplomas
Create a custom diploma and have it professionally printed to your specifications at Zazzle. Makes a stunning office or home for display on wall, shelf or in cabinet displays.
The Benefits of Reward Certificates
The cost is small and the benefits are tremendous
Everyone who works toward a goal deserves recognition for their achievements. An printed award is a visible record of achievement and accomplishment. We strive to complete schooling and receive our diploma. We study and practice our lessons so we can progress to the next level, whether the topic is math, music, medicine, cooking or learning to garden.
If you have a limited budget, you can easily design and print a personalized certificates for a deserving student or team member using a word processor and a template or custom graphics and border clip art.
Add a gift coupon or IOU for a favored treat or personal kindness, or perhaps a ticket to a special event to the package and create a priceless and much-appreciated reward.
One of the simplest, yet most effective rewards a teacher, team leader or manager can offer to a student or group is a letter of recognition or achievement.
Wacky Rewards for Silly Achievements
Just for Fun Recognition Rewards
We all know *someone* who deserves recognition for an outrageous reason or memorable act! End of project, end of season and end of an era events offer the perfect opportunity for "roasting" a team member or classmate. Given in jest, these are lighthearted awards based on a bit of fact or truth that's unique to the recipient.
Even Andy Rooney knew that it doesn't cost a lot to name someone Employee (or Student) of the Month.
How about a Hershey Kiss presentation for the student most successful at kissing up to the teacher, or a Whine and Cheese award for the top complainer on the staff ... maybe a megaphone for the family chatterbox?
Joke awards are popular at summer camp, school end rallies, and retirement parties.
© 2008 Lee Hansen
Kudos or Critique ... let's hear from you about Award Certificates
BodyHairRemoval on May 24, 2014:
Oh I love receiving rewards!
angliterario on March 25, 2014:
This is a fun idea to reward our kids for good behaviour as well and for also for other achievements.
QuizSquid on February 23, 2014:
Great resource! I've spent too much time (which questionable results) making my own. Thanks for sharing this!
anonymous on December 03, 2013:
You are a teacher's best friend!
jimconrad2 on November 25, 2013:
This is one my many googled items from last year. It's great to have this as a resource.
MarthaBuckly on June 09, 2013:
Great ideas! Thanks for nice lens!
HughSmulders LM on June 04, 2013:
I believe that such kind of reward brings real motivation for children to study and deal with homework. i would love to share some thoughts concerning this:
RuthieDenise on May 16, 2013:
Love the certificates. Very creative.
imagelist lm on April 04, 2013:
anonymous on January 26, 2013:
These are great! As a homeschooling mommy, these will come in handy. Thanks for sharing!!
miaponzo on December 08, 2012:
These are absolutely fantastic! I want one for me! :) hahah Blessed!
Freestuffer LM on November 19, 2012:
Nice lens. Thanks for sharing
Lee Hansen (author) from Vermont on October 01, 2012:
@Gayle Dowell: Thank you for the blessing!
Gayle Dowell from Kansas on September 10, 2012:
Great resources for award certificates. I home school and know that these will come in handy this year. Thanks for sharing! Blessed~
funbee lm on July 30, 2012:
a good way to encourage children, I used to get these in primary school
Lee Hansen (author) from Vermont on July 27, 2012:
@mysweetjane lm: I have lots of fun designing printable awards. They're one of the most popular downloads on my web sites.
Lee Hansen (author) from Vermont on July 27, 2012:
@bjesparza: I agree - a small amount of genuine encouragement through a reward can really boost anyone's confidence and enthusiasm.
steph-naylor on July 23, 2012:
This is a pretty cool lens!
mysweetjane lm on June 28, 2012:
Love the lens and the great awards you can create
paidsocialmediajobs on June 26, 2012:
bjesparza on June 18, 2012:
I think it is always good to affirm kids for what they do!
antoniow on June 07, 2012:
Fantastic lens, I love it!
PennyHowe on May 24, 2012:
Love your lens! It's Lucky Penny Day and I am choosing your lens as my very favorite. I think certificates are fabulous and you have really highlighted many choices. Thanks so very much.
squid-pinkchic18 on May 07, 2012:
Great lens! This will definitely be of help for many of us!
Kumar P S on April 30, 2012:
Very useful lens. Thanks.
JoshK47 on April 22, 2012:
Very cool idea! Love it - thanks for sharing!
brynimagire on March 21, 2012:
Fantastic video ! nice information. Wonderful lens !
Peggy Hazelwood from Desert Southwest, U.S.A. on March 17, 2012:
I can see where these certificates and awards would be great for homeschoolers and group activities. Thanks for presenting all of these resources here!
katlovestrouble on March 15, 2012:
You are my choice for incredible squid day....I will use some of these certificates to recognize my incredible kids today. Thank you!
GiselleToner on January 24, 2012:
Your lens brought so many memories back, as children we used to send these sister of the year award and such stuff to each other. Thanks for a visit down the memory lane.
jadehorseshoe on December 20, 2011:
GREAT utility lens!
clcmdorg on November 14, 2011:
Great lens and resources for school certificates. We're always looking for material for our Rockville preschool site. Will make a note for future reference.
Writerfan on October 24, 2011:
Thanks so much for your Lens, you really helped us out.
We (Caravan Press) used the Hoover webdesign for our award certificates presented at our Foreign Affair Writing Competition in Brussels.
Well done and we will be back!
Writerfan on October 24, 2011:
Thanks so much for your Lens. You really helped us in the preparation of our Writing competition with the information on printing award certificates.
We used the Hoover webdesign awards, which were free and easy to use.
Will visit again, well done!
Kirsti A. Dyer from Northern California on August 14, 2011:
Back to bestow some back to school angel blessings.
darciefrench lm on August 11, 2011:
Awesome, I love these printable awards! Very cool :)
phoenix arizona f on July 26, 2011:
Teddi14 LM on July 24, 2011:
Great lens. I am going to feature it on my Freebies for Teachers lens (which is getting lots of traffic over the summer).
parentsterling on July 18, 2011:
What a great lens:)... My two boys like doing fun activity sheets. Thanks for sharing:)...
sociopath-free on June 26, 2011:
Some of these are so funny I want to print them out and hang them in my home office just to keep a smile on my face.
Serj on June 17, 2011:
So cool ideas here, lol at the Bonehead of the Day award! Great lens.
willrocket on June 12, 2011:
This is the first lens. Kudos on keeping it positive. Awards not only make people feel good about themselves but also motivates them to keep doing well. Especially the kids. I like...I like a lot. Great idea! No one likes getting rid of Awards. You are helping with generations of memories. :)
willrocket on June 12, 2011:
The first lens I've visited... . very positive. No mater what the purpose or event awards make people feel good inside and motivates them to keep up the good work, especially the kids. Your giving people something to treasure for generations. :)
abiralo on June 11, 2011:
thanks for your share
blessedmomto7 on June 09, 2011:
Great Resource, thanks for the links. This will come in handy for our homeschool!
shellbenno on June 06, 2011:
Very good tool for teachers and kids
itsmuzza2011 on June 05, 2011:
a very cool lens i think the kids will love these
TapIn2U on June 02, 2011:
Beautifully designed certificates and kid will love them! They will be inspired to do better in school! Fantastic lens! Hey, do you need a daily dose of happy quotes? Check out my newest lens, "Happy Quotes Happiness" and find hundreds of happy quotes. Be happy and share your thoughts, too! Thanks. Sundae ;-)
MattJoyce LM on May 31, 2011:
Really useful compilation. Thanks!
lostreview on May 29, 2011:
thank you for the graphics
achraf lm on May 26, 2011:
thank you for these nice examples!!
moonlitta on May 03, 2011:
Yes, you've been blessed but it's been a while... I love rewards too, so here's a little blessing for you:)
sushilkin lm on April 25, 2011:
Thanks to be on Squidoo for sharing your knowledge. Please PRAY FOR JAPAN
Linda Pogue from Missouri on April 24, 2011:
Definitely a lens I will visit again! Thanks!
Philippians468 on April 14, 2011:
definitely Kudos, many Kudos to you Pastiche! another great lens! cheers
tiff0315 on March 29, 2011:
I will definitely use this lens more than once. Thanks for all the great links!
howtocurecancer on March 17, 2011:
You are a master here on Squidoo, I love your lenses.
eclecticeducati1 on January 02, 2011:
Never mind, I tried 1 more time to "like" it and it took! :)
eclecticeducati1 on January 02, 2011:
Great resource! I tried to "like" it, but it wouldn't take. After trying about 10-15 times, I gave up. *sigh* I did bless the lens though.
David Gardner from San Francisco Bay Area, California on October 20, 2010:
Nice lens! (I'd give you a certificate, but can't figure out how to get the certificate to stay in this box!). I've liked, thumbs-upped, favorited, and lensrolled your cool lens! Congrats on a great job!
Kirsti A. Dyer from Northern California on September 25, 2010:
Great resource. I don't think that one can give too many awards to kids. These days they need lots of positive reinforcement. May print out some for my own.
JoyfulPamela2 from Pennsylvania, USA on September 15, 2010:
Definitely kudos to you for this fabulous page! Kids (and adults) love to receive awards even for small things. What a great way to support those we care for! : )
Nancy Tate Hellams from Pendleton, SC on September 14, 2010:
Super Resource for Printable Awards, Certificates, and Diplomas for Home and School. It seems that I am always looking for something like this so will definitely be back. Thanks and Blessed.
jillian22 on August 06, 2010:
I really like all this information that I will use - Thank You
wickedwabbit on June 17, 2010:
Perfect for the next winner of our obstacle challenge, thank you!
lasertek lm on April 14, 2010:
Nice! I can print some of these certificates and present them during our family reunion. This will really come as a surprise. Hopefully, all will enjoy receiving their recognition. 5*
TeachYourKidsToSwim on March 29, 2010:
@anonymous: I agree, their confidence can develop quickly with these things!! You might want to try it when you teach your kids to swim! Check out how you can teach them:
anonymous on January 07, 2010:
this page is great, one suggestion - what about including point cards? Like a card with many spaces to colour in points or place stickers. That'd be swell. But again, great site!
anonymous on July 27, 2009:
It's amazing what a boost getting a certificate for achievement will give to a child's self confidence!
Tiddledeewinks LM on June 05, 2009:
Nice for the home schooling set!
funversity on May 11, 2009:
Well done! You have created an excellent selection of awards, certificates, and diplomas.
anonymous on September 19, 2008:
Great!! Submit more of your lenses to Parenting on Squidoo and I will be sure to feature them!!!
Parenting on Squidoo.