Puzzle Me This: Add Word Games To Your Journaling
Do you have trouble with journaling? Wish you could tell the pertinent facts and details in a really fun, new way? Do you want to experiment with adding personalized text and wording to your layouts in a unique way? Well, join me as I share how to use word puzzles on your scrapbook pages. This new way of journaling only takes seconds to create online and print out on cardstock. Add some word puzzles and word games to your pages with just a few keystrokes and the riddle of creating fabulous FUN pages is no longer a secret!
Personalized Word Puzzles:
Make a special puzzle that tells all the best about your favorite subject. Include keywords, special insider info and events in your clues and see if people can puzzle it out as they browse the scrapbook pages. Print the puzzle out on white or colored cardstock and then trim it to fit as an accent on your page. You can even include the printed solution in a secret pocket on the page!
Try these online resources to create personalized word puzzles
- Discovery School Online
Online Crossword Generator
Crossword Puzzle Generator
Word Search Jar
Free Online Puzzle Resources:
No imagination? In a hurry? Use some pre-made year-round holiday word puzzles (not personalized but still fun to add to a holiday page as an interactive accent)
Create a Hangman puzzle online:
Want to work offline? Here are some downloadable word puzzle resources:
Flash Back to School Days:
Make your own 'flashcards' with your own vocabulary. These would be darling on a school or learning a lesson type page.
Create a themed quiz with your own vocabulary choices
Create your own superhero story for your favorite child or hero.
Games People Play:
Get inspired by the common board games we play. These would be cute created with the new Scrabble letter stickers and Hasbro game paper supplies:
Make a fake Bingo board with your own vocabulary:
Make a candy wrapper and personalize it then wrap piece of cardboard to make a 'fake' sweet.
Other word game ideas:
Make a paper doll or two that look like your own family members to go on that same page!
Creating and printing a simple puzzle or crossword for a page is fast and easy. I can make a puzzle for any theme and print it on any shade of cardstock in my 8.5x11 paper printer. Trim the accent, mat it up and poof I have a word accent like no other!
Words and journaling are some of my favorite things as a writer. I am always looking for more ways to add them to my scrapbook pages. Creating an interactive element makes my pages even more fun for the viewer. Adding these kinds of personalized accents gives another kind of glimpse into the subject of the page and the fun we have as a family.
Hopefully you will give these word game links a try and have some online printable scrapbook WORD FUN tonight!
Happy Scrapping! And a Happy Holiday Season too....Rockester