KIDS MAKE STUFF

The KidsMakeStuff Cipher Disk

An easy to build cipher machine to encrypt and decrypt text

Category: Science Time frame: half an hour
Age: Where:
Level: easy What you need: everyday objects
Keywords: cipher, cipher disc, encryption, cryptology
 
Article written by Andreas

How to make your own KidsMakeStuff Cipher Disk

How to operate the disk

Encrypt Text:

Decrypt Text:

 

Examples

KIDSMAKESTUFF IS GREAT

in Code F would be

[F] ECXMGUEYMNOZZ CM ALYUN

 

CAN YOU READ THIS?

in Code X would be

[X] ECP AQW TGCF VJKU?

 

So now try it yourself!
[H] ZSNW XMF!!

 

Here's the PDF file: KidsMakeStuff_Cipher_Disk.pdf
To print it out you need a PDF Reader like the one from Adobe.