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Name Match Up Puzzle – Word Document Template

Teach Starter Publishing
Word | 1 page | Years: P - 2

A Word template to make your own match-up puzzles.

Use this template to make a personalised puzzle for each of your students.

This template can also be used to make puzzles for spelling words, to identify equipment around the classroom or teaching staff at your school.

To insert a picture, follow the instructions on the template:

·     Click the ‘Insert’ tab
·     Click the ‘Pictures’ Icon
·     Select ‘Picture from File’ in the drop-down menu

·     Click the ‘Picture Format’ tab
·     Click the ‘Wrap Text’ icon
·     Select ‘Behind Text’ from the drop-down

Templates have been provided for names with 2-15 letters. If you require more letters, simply add columns to the 15 letter template.

Thumbnail images sourced from Shutterstock:

5 letter name image: Nolte Lourens

6 letter name image: Tharnapoom Voranavin

7 letter name image: Tatyana Vyc


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  • Jenny McK

    Wish it was all in one file. But love it.

    • Royce (Teach Starter)

      Hey Jenny, thank you for taking the time to share your positive feedback for this puzzle. If you would really see a benefit to combining these pages into one file, please feel free to make a change request for this resource using the Changes & Updates tab above? This tab can be found near the comments section.

  • Cherie Edwards

    LOVE this. A great end of year gift, or a 'welcome back' !!

    • Paul (Teach Starter)

      Hi Cherie, We're so glad this resource will work for you! Thank you for your feedback!