With the start of school just around the corner, and virtual classes still going strong, it’s time to up your online game with Zoom backgrounds that help kids show their city spirit. They can support local sports teams, feature their favorite zoo animal, even turn back the clock with playful screenscapes you won’t find anywhere else. Find your favorite to download.

Seattle Kraken

Release the Kraken! Our newest sports team hasn't even played their first game yet, but your hockey fan can show their spirit with these backgrounds anytime.

Seattle Center

How would your kid like to Zoom next to Spidey, Kermit or the famous tower of guitars at MoPOP? Or show their science love with PacSci backgrounds? You’ll find those and more with these Seattle Center backgrounds.

Seattle Seahawks

Because every kid needs a virtual twelfie, download one of these pics before your next chat with the grandparents or virtual birthday party.

Woodland Park Zoo

Animals lovers of all ages will go wild for these zoo animal shots featuring some of your Woodland Park Zoo favorites.

Old Seattle

From the Kingdome explosion to one of the monorail's first rides, these historic city of Seattle pics will add extra learning to whatever meeting you’re in.

Seattle Opera

These stills from past Seattle Opera shows put your kiddo center stage, no matter what class they’re in.

University of Washington

Got a future Huskie in your house? You’ll love these backgrounds that highlight all things purple and gold including UW’s campus (hello, cherry blossoms) and furry mascot.

Seattle Mariners

Sitting in the stands might be on hold, but M’s fans can get in the game with these digital backgrounds that celebrate baseball.

Crystal Mountain

Live like the mountain is out with Crystal Mountain’s Zoom backgrounds that showcase Mt. Rainier. Ski slopes, gondola, wild flowers. They’ve got ‘em all.


Let the Seattle Art Museum help your Little add character to a Zoom class with cool backgrounds like the Olympic Sculpture Park, Sammy the Camel, the Porcelain Tea Room and more.


Seattle Sounders FC

Get your scarves up with these sporty stills that feature players, Century Link stadium and fans.

Seattle Skyline

Seattle’s got one of the best city skylines around. Water, Wheel, Space Needle—there’s no competition. Download city backgrounds from South Seattle College or this water taxi crossing; they’re as Seattle as it gets.

—Allison Sutcliffe


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