Best Online Timers for the Classroom

30 Unique Online Timers To Keep Learning on Track

Online timers are a valuable tool for keeping students on track. You can use them during work time, transitions, or just to give students a short break. We’ve rounded up 30 fun online timers to try for the classroom. Many come from sources that have different options available, including customizable time segments.

1. Baby Yoda

Why race against the clock when you can race against Baby Yoda?

2. Dancing Pirates

These sailors know how to get down. Great for motivating kids to keep it moving during transitions.

3. Peppa Pig

Kid favorite Peppa Pig rides her bike around and around as the clock ticks down.

4. Burger Explosion

Kids will hustle to get their work done in time to see this whopper of a burger explode!

5. Watchful Canine

This big guy keeps a close eye on students and lets them know with a bark when time’s up.

6. Active Kids

Cruise around town with this countdown video and check out what all the people are doing.

7. Unicorn Rainbow Sparkle

So cute! Maybe distractingly cute?!?

8. Creative Cat

While your students get their work done, this creative cat works on his masterpiece. When the timer goes off, he reveals his painting.

9. Confetti Bomb

Cue the Mission Impossible music, then watch the fuse burn as the timer ticks down.

10. Skateboarding pooch

Check out this cool buster as he skateboards across town and the clock ticks down.

11. Puppies!


12. Kittens!

But wait, there’s more!

13. Minions!

Watch as those rascally Minions, Olaf the snowman, Sven and Kristoff, and other friends count down the time.

14. Aquarium

Relaxing piano music accompanies the flow of sea creatures passing by.

15. Roller Coaster

Take your students on a wild ride with this thrilling online timer.

16. Pizza Splat

This could be a motivating timer for getting kids ready for lunch period.

17. Space Timer

This timer is out of this world!

18. Signs of Autumn

Beautiful seasonal scenes—apples, pumpkins, and colorful fall trees—scroll across the screen.

19. Falling Leaves

Autumn trees lose their foliage as leaves flutter off the trees bit by bit. Time’s up when the owls hoot.

20. Halloween Fun

Spooky music plays as Halloween scenes roll across the screen.

21. Trick or Treat

Costumed trick-or-treaters parade through town as the timer counts down.

22. Thanksgiving Day

The stage is set for Thanksgiving as the timer ticks toward zero and ends with a raucous turkey gobble.

23. Turkey Trot

Turkeys prance across the screen on their way to a Thanksgiving feast.

24. Winter Fun

As snowflakes fall, a playful snowman comes to life.

25. Snow Pup

Snow falls gently while a cute puppy entertains everyone with tricks.

26. Classic Fireplace

online fireplace timer

This timer from OnlineClock is customizable. It lets you choose your time period and change the background. After watching the fire for a while, try the lava lamp, aquarium, or rainy day.

27. Valentine’s Day Heart Race

Valentine's Day Heart Race

A customizable timer from Online Stopwatch. Customize racers’ numbers and logos and even give them names. Set the timer for however long you need, and off they go!

28. Springtime Easter Egg Race

Springtime Easter Egg Race

Also from Online Stopwatch, this timer is a colorful race to the finish line. It’s customizable for your needs.

29. Beach Vibes

Listen to the waves roll in with this beach-themed timer. When time’s up, you’ll hear the seagulls screech.

30. Ice Cream Truck

The ice cream truck chugs along as the timer counts down from one minute to zero.

What are your favorite online timers for the classroom? Please share in the comments!

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