ESL Cipher Maker Tool

How to use ciphers in the classroom

Ciphers are great way to add something different to your classes and the tool above is a simple way to make ciphers quickly and easily for your students.

Introduce a theme

Use the cipher tool above to introduce the topic to students. Give students the topic them in an encrypted message and have them decipher what the topic is going to be.

Vocabulary 

Get your students to practice their spelling using ciphers to revise vocabulary seen in class.

Create their own

Get students to create their own messages using ciphers like this one.

Scavenger Hunt

Create messages as part of scavenger hunts in class.

Find more actives and ideas to create curiosity here.