Design Your Own Code with our Caesar Cipher Decoder Wheel -

Have fun creating your own secret code and then send and receive secret messages with family and friends!

What you need:

  • Printer
  • Paper and thin card (cereal packet)
  • Glue Stick
  • Scissors
  • Paper fastener or string with a knot

Make Your Decoder Wheel

  1. Download our Caesar Cipher Decoder Wheel here
  2. If printing on paper, stick onto a sheet of thin card.
  3. Cut out the two circles and don’t forget to cut out the code space just below the letter ‘A’.
  4. Make a hole in the centre of the two circles.
  5. Either use a paper fastener to connect them together, or a piece of knotted string.
  6. On the outside of the larger circle either write the code of your choice in the individual boxes: It could be the Alphabet, numbers, pictures, patterns or symbols.
  7. You’re now ready to start making your own secret codes!