K5 Computer Lab Lesson Plans

Photo Editing - Cropping Images

Students Use a Photo Editor to Practice Cropping Images

Students will use a photo editor to crop several images.


Students will learn to select and crop photos to remove unwanted or unnecessary portions.


Students will also practice managing and renaming the files with descriptive names as well as inserting them into the "Photo Editing Cropping" template.




Download: photo-editing-cropping-practice-pictures.zip



1) Download the photos to be cropped.

2) Choose 5 photos to edit.

3) Crop an area of (about 300px width X 225px height) for each picture.

4) Save each cropped image with a new name by adding the word "cropped" to the file name. Example: 2-kittens-cropped.jpg

5) Insert the 5 original images and the 5 edited pictures into the before and after photo editing template.



Photo Editing - Cropping Images - Finished Example

Download: photo-editing-cropping-practice-finished-example.docx

Photo Editing Cropping Practice



Photo Editing - Cropping Template

Download: photo-editing-cropping-practice-template.docx

Photo Editing Practice - Cropping Template



The program used to edit the pictures in the above example is Paint.NET, a free program.

Paint.NET is a free, all purpose photo editor and paint program for Windows computers.

Download: Paint.NET | View: mini tutorial and more photo editing practice images



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