Social Distancing and Mask Symbols - PCS Update

by Bob Geenen August 21, 2020

Social Distancing and Mask Symbols - PCS Update

It's time for a brand new Picture Communication Symbols update for Boardmaker Online! This update is all about social distancing and wearing masks. Check out our newly released PCS® symbols below.

Please note, these symbols are currently only available in Snap Core First and will be made available in Boardmaker 7 ASAP.

With new PCS symbols added to Boardmaker Online every two weeks, you can make communication boards, visual schedules, classroom activities, anything you can think of.


Go check them out below and start teaching today!

What's new?

  • Call Doctor (3 versions)
  • Talk to Family (3 versions)
  • Avoid Infecting Others (3 versions)
  • Older People (1 version)
  • Diseases (1 version)
  • Stop the Spread (1 version)
  • Don't Shake Hands (1 version)
  • Don't Hug (2 versions)
  • Distance from Sick People (3 versions)
  • Quarantine (3 versions)
  • How Long (1 version)
  • It Passes (3 versions)
  • Rinse Hands (1 version)
  • Put Soap on Hands (1 version)
  • Wash Between Fingers (1 version)
  • Wash Both Sides of Hands (1 version)
  • Wash Wrists (1 version)
  • Rub Fingertips Against Palms (1 version)
  • Wash Thumbs (1 version)
  • Rinse Hands Well (1 version)
  • Wipe Hands with Paper Towel (1 version)
  • Use Paper Towel to Turn Off Tap (1 version)
  • Discard Paper Towel (1 version)
  • Hand Sanitizer (1 version)
  • Adult in Mask (3 versions)
  • Social Distance (3 versions)
  • Child in Mask (2 versions)
  • Doctor in Mask (3 versions)
  • Cafeteria Social Distance (3 versions)
  • Playground Social Distance (3 versions)
  • Sanitize Classroom Materials (3 versions)
  • Sanitize Toys (3 versions)
  • Line Social Distance (3 versions)
  • Store Clerk (3 versions)
  • Story Time Social Distance (1 version)
  • Hall Social Distance (3 versions)
  • Table Work Social Distance (3 versions)
  • Ear Loop Masks (1 version)
  • Pick-up Mask (5 versions)
  • Hook Loops on Ears (2 versions)
  • Adjust Mask (6 versions)
  • Is Mask on Correctly (4 versions)
  • Head Strap Mask (2 versions)
  • Pull Strap over Head (2 versions)
  • Mask Positioned Securely (2 versions)
  • Gator Mask (2 versions)
  • Put Backpack in Locker (2 versions)
  • Temperature Check (2 versions)
  • 6 feet apart (2 versions)
  • Visualize 6 feet apart (4 versions)
  • Demonstrate 6 feet (2 versions)
  • Hard to Social Distance (2 versions)
  • Good to Social Distance (2 versions)
  • Safe to Remove Mask (2 versions)
  • Not Just Over Mouth (2 versions)
  • Don't Pull Mask Down (2 versions)
  • Put on Mask (2 versions)
  • Keep Mask Handy (2 versions)
  • Socially Distant Class (1 version)

Social Distance PCS

Social Distance PCS

Social Distance PCS

Social Distance PCS

Social Distance PCS


How do I find these new symbols?

It's very easy! Go visit Boardmaker Online, log in to your account, create a new activity, click the symbol tool and search for new symbols, and add them to your activity right-away. 

Not a Boardmaker Online member yet?
Are you new to Boardmaker Online? It's our complete system with unlimited possibilities for anyone supporting students with special needs. It allows you to create endless symbol-based communication and visual supports!

Create an account to get started, or learn more about Boardmaker Online.

Request new PCS symbols
Not seeing the symbols you need? No worries! We are constantly adding more symbols to the software. Share your ideas with us using the PCS symbol request form. All suggestions will be considered, and those that are accepted will be automatically added as part of our bi-weekly updates.

Stay up-to-date
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Bob Geenen
Bob Geenen

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