1. Open the Live Worksheets Maker and upload your worksheet Click here to open the Live Worksheets Maker. Then choose a doc, docx, pdf, jpg or png file from your computer and click upload. Wait until your worksheet appears on the screen.
2. Draw text boxes on your worksheet
Click, hold and drag to draw text boxes.
3. Enter the right answers
Write the right answers in the text boxes. If there are multiple possible answers, enter all them, separated with bars.
4. Preview your worksheet
Click the preview button to see your live worksheet in action and check it.
5. Save your worksheet
If you like the result, click the save button. Then you just have to enter a title, your username and your password. You'll get the link to your new interactive worksheet inmediately.
6. Share your worksheet
If you want, you can share your interactive worksheet with other users. You'll have to enter the title, language, level, subject, age, description and content of your worksheet. This information will help others to find your worksheet.
5b. Discard your worksheet
If you are not happy with your worksheet, click the discard button to upload a new one.
Drop down select box (Exercise 2 in this example)
You can offer a list of options for your students to choose from. Just draw a text box and enter "choose:" followed by the options separated with bars. In this case you must enter an asterisk before the right answer.
Multiple choice exercises (Exercise 3 in the example)
Just enter "select:yes" on the right answer, and "select:no" on the wrong answer(s).
If it is a free-answer question, just enter "select:". For example: "Choose your favourite color"
If you want to add check boxes, just add "tick:yes" before the right answers and "tick:no" before the wrong answers.
If it is a free-answer question, just enter "tick:". For example: "Choose your favourite color"
Join with arrows (Exercise 4 in the example)
Enter "join:" followed by the same number on the answers that should be joined with an arrow. The numbers mustn't be repeated.
Drag and drop (Exercise 5 in the example)
Enter "drag:" followed by a number on the element that must be dragged, and "drop" followed by the same number on the place where it should go.
Listening exercises (Exercise 6 in the example)
Enter "listen:" followed by the text. Afterwards you'll be asked for the language of the text. At the moment, the listening exercises only work in Safari and Chrome.
Word search puzzles (Exercise 6 in the example)
If you want to add a word search puzzle, draw a textbox and write "wordsearch". Then enter the number of rows and columns and your wordsearch will appear. Adjust the size if neccesary and click on the words.
Speaking exercises (Exercise 7 in the example)
Enter "speak:" followed by the answer. Afterwards you'll be asked for the language. If there are multiple possible answers, enter all them, separated with bars. At the moment, the speaking exercises only work in Google Chrome.
If your worksheet includes an open-answer question, you can insert a blank textbox for the answer. Of course, automatic correction will not work in this case.
Add mp3 files
If you want to add an mp3 file, just draw a textbox and enter "playmp3:". Then you'll be asked to upload your file.
If you want, you can make the audio player transparent by adding "(transparent)" at the end:
Add youtube videos
If you want to add a video from youtube, just draw a big textbox and enter the video URL.
Add powerpoint files
You can insert powerpoints in your worksheets if previously you upload them to Onedrive. Please watch this video:
If you want to add a link to another web page, just draw a textbox and enter "link:" followed by the URL. This will generate a clickable link which opens a link in a new window.
Add simple text
If you want to add a simple text (instructions, explanations...), just draw a textbox and enter "print:" followed by the text. This will show the text on the screen.
To select a textbox, put the mouse on the center of the box, until you see the move cursor Then click. The box must get blue.
To move a textbox, put the mouse on the center until you see the move cursor Then click and drag to move the textbox. You can also click on the center to select the box and then use the arrows in your keyboard to move it.
To resize a textbox, put the mouse on the border until you see the resize cursor Then click and drag to resize the textbox. You can also click on the center to select the box and then press Ctrl key + the arrows in your keyboard to resize it.
Copy and paste textboxes
This is very useful to make many boxes of the same size. Just click on the center of the box to select it, and then press Ctrl + C to copy and Ctrl + V to paste.
To delete a textbox, click on the center to select it, and then press "delete" on your keyboard.
Undo and redo
Just press Ctrl + Z to undo the last change, and Ctrl + Y to redo the last change.
Edit textbox style: font, color, border, background...
You can change your textboxes' style. First click on "preview" and fill in the textbox with the answer. Then right click with your mouse on the box and you'll see a window with all the options: font, color, border, background...
Still not clear?
Choose any worksheet from our shared collection and click on "How was it made?".
You'll see it's very easy.