Make 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!