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The Wordle, An Idea For A Thoughtful Priceless Christmas Gift

Updated on December 23, 2015

Get Your Wordle On!

Do you need an idea for a thoughtful, priceless gift? Create wordles for your loved ones and put smiles on their faces. Best of all, it will only take a few minutes of your time.

What You Will Need to Get Started

You will need paper and a printer. Colored paper or paper that is preprinted with a cool or fun design may be used. After creating and printing your wordle, a simple frame would be a great finishing touch. Frames and preprinted paper can be purchased at the dollar tree, if you don't already have them. And of course, I never forget, when I do not have time to shop or am unable to leave the house


Wordle Examples

Click on the wordle gallery above to see several examples of wordles that were created and published to the wordle site.

Read about the creator of wordle, Jonathon Feinburg who is an employee of IBM Research at

Steps to Using Wordle

Here are steps to get you going on Wordle:

  1. First, go to the website:
  2. Next, click Create your own.
  3. Now brainstorm words that describe your loved one. Here is an example of what you might type: Cecelia, Cecelia, Cecelia, friend, friend, thoughtful, sweet, smart, caring. The words that are typed repeatedly will only show one time, but will be larger in size. "Cecelia" will be the largest, since I have typed it 3 times; friend will be the 2nd largest word, and all of the other words will be smaller and the same size.
  4. Tip: Visit to get a variety of more meaningful words.
  5. Next, click "Go". Your wordle will appear in an editing window. Here you can change the language, font, layout and color of your wordle. At the bottom of the editing window, you will see a "Randomize" option. You can select this as many times as you like, and the program will automatically change the font, color, and layout for you. I like this option and use it often.
  6. Finally, you are ready to print your wordle! You can also save it to the public domain for others to see or copy code to place it in your personal website.

Don't delay, get your wordle on! Start brainstorming and get your thoughtfulness flowing!

How to Create a Wordle


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    • Rosie writes profile image

      Rosie writes 6 years ago from Virginia

      Thanks for the comment. I hope people will visit the wordle site and try it out - it is fun to do.

    • alocsin profile image

      alocsin 6 years ago from Orange County, CA

      This is an excellent gift, especially if the recipient is a reader or writer. Voting this Up and Interesting.

    • Rosie writes profile image

      Rosie writes 6 years ago from Virginia

      Thanks! I find it to be a little addictive - I'm weird that way (my children would say). I made one for my classroom with all of my students' names - they really like it.

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      Glen Nunes 6 years ago from Cape Cod, Massachusetts

      What a great idea! A gift that truly says how you feel about someone. I'll definitely be doing this.

    • Movie Master profile image

      Movie Master 6 years ago from United Kingdom

      This sounds like great fun, I'm off to try it out, thank you!


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