Using H5P and Interactive Content on Moodle

Learn how to make interactive content for your Moodle course using the H5P module

Last Updated: May 31st, 2022

What is H5P 

h5p activities on various devicesH5P Interactive Content is an activity type within Moodle's list of activities that enables instructors to create Interactive Videos, Presentations, Games, Quizzes and more. There is a wide variety of examples and the content is shareable, supported on multiple LMS platforms, dynamic, and easy to create. Those instructors who are familiar with Softchalk should appreciate the simplified workflow and ease of creating mobile friendly HTML5 interactive content.

To get started with H5P follow these steps for adding it to your course:

  1. To add an H5P activity start by turning your editing on on the course main page. 
  2. Click Add and Activity or Resource at the bottom of any section. 
  3. Select Interactive Content halfway down the activity list and click Add.

You will select your content type you want to create. Check out the links belowto view examples of each activity type and detailed instruction on how to build each of these types.


Build content with accessibility in mind. Not all interactive elements in the library of H5P activities meet current federal accessibility standards. Visit H5P’s website for the complete list of accessible activity types and be sure to fill out the required fields (i.e. alternative text for images) that allow interactive elements to be accessible.

ATC Support & Hours of Operation

Weekday Support, Monday - Friday

The ATC is open to in-person assistance. Support is available through the above remote options and on campus at CEN 208

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