What is it?

Bubbl.us is a simple and free web application  that lets you brainstorm online.1 Using Bubbl.us you can:

  • Create colourful mind maps online
  • Share and work with friends
  • Embed your mind map in your blog or website
  • Email and print your mind map
  • Save your mind map as an image

How to use it?


Educational functions:

Create concept or mind maps, flowcharts, or plan for a project.  Use it to get students to organize, analyse or process complex data.

Cognitive Processes you could target with this tool:

Recall, integration, organisation, Elaboration, planning, attending, comprehension, processing, monitoring, encoding, meta-memory.

Get Started

You can create up to three mind maps for free using this application. If you need an unlimited amount of concept maps, a better option is to use Cmap.  However, this is a very intuitive and user friendly application.  To create an account, click here.


  1. Taken from https://wiki.itap.purdue.edu/display/INSITE/Bubbl.us on 21 February, 2017.