Create Free Puzzles And Quizzes For Educational & Monetization Purposes

Create Free Puzzles And Quizzes For Educational Monetization Purposes 1

There is no lack of sites and fun learning portals for children and kids, but let us create our own puzzles and quizzes with some help.

Create free puzzles and quizzes for educational & monetization purposes

  • Puzzles with Crossword Express and Crossword Labs
  • Quizzes with Google Forms and Keynote

Create Puzzles With Crossword Express and Crossword Labs

We can create different sorts of puzzles with Crossword Express, not just Crosswords for free.

Here is a more detailed guide on how to create crossword puzzles with Crossword Express, with its built-in dictionaries e.g. English, or use our own words with theme dictionaries.

Crossword Express example start screen 1
Crossword Express example start screen
Example Crossword Puzzle created with Crossword Express
Example Crossword Puzzle created with Crossword Express

We can quickly create themed crossword puzzles with our own list of words in Crossword Labs for free. These will be listed as public. A mere ten bucks lifetime subscription will enable us to save our puzzles as private or hidden. Sharing puzzles is easy, for example, here is a focus Crossword Lab focus link for a puzzle, and below is an embed – feel free to click around.

Share Crossword Labs puzzle
Share Crossword Labs puzzle
Crossword Labs Print options
Crossword Labs Print options

We can create and sell our themed crossword puzzles of curated words on KDP, Etsy, Gumroad, Teachers Pay Teachers, etc.

Create Quizzes with Keynote for teaching or monetization with YouTube

Learn how to create here: How To Use Keynote To Create A YouTube Video. YouTube pays successful YouTubers with Adsense. Below are some examples of YouTube Quizzes videos created with Keynote.

Jeeves 8 videos quizzes (created with Keynote) playlist.
3 synonyms videos quizzes (created with Keynote) playlist

Create Google Forms Quizzes

We can create and grade quizzes with Google Forms by starting from

Google forms are pretty intuitive and self-explanatory. We can set the quiz to collect emails under settings. Here is an example of a 3 questions quiz created quickly for illustration purposes. The animal image cover is designed with Canva.

Get shareable link for Google Form Quiz
Get a shareable link for Google Form Quiz
Get the Google Form Quiz embed code
Get the Google Form Quiz embed code

Sell Google Forms Quizzes

There are tons of Google form quizzes for sale on Teachers Pay Teachers for example. Teachers or educators may also purchase to download for teaching instead of creating them.

Teachers Pay Teachers Google Form Quizzes

Teachers Pay Teachers Google Form Quizzes

How to use puzzles and quizzes in class?

  1. Note down the solutions for comparisons
  2. Take notes of only interesting and new words for learning and sharing
  3. Write down honest opinions or any intriguing or controversial points for debate and discussions from quizzes

Technically, teachers can use projectors or let students online web apps. An advantage of writing down notes is that it can enhance our memory for the learning experience.

On a side note, did you miss this post?   Power Up Your Notes With Mind Mapping (Mind Palace)

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How to create educational games?

This is huge. An arduous journey but it can be a gratifying experience to watch your baby project blossom. If this is what you really want, start by choosing the right game engine or platform, and the related learning tutorials come thereafter.

For example, Gdevelop is one of the no-code and open-source game engines mentioned here with games including puzzles made by its users listed on the Gdevelop games market Liluo.
Puzzles games on Lilio
Puzzles games on Lilio

Another reason I like about Gdevelop is the friendly learning resources including its YouTube videos. Their easy prompt guide to creating your first basic game online can be done in just minutes!


Creating puzzles and quizzes can be one of the most fun and useful learning tools for educators to include in their note-taking or educational learning activities. Moreover, professional and freelancer content creators can build themed puzzles and quizzes for sale in various marketplaces to create their own additional passive income streams or even full-time income.

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