Tuesday, December 6, 2011
I geek Wordle.net -- Unique Christmas Gift Ideas
www.Wordle.net is a fun website where you can enter words, passages, lyrics--basically any text--and the site generates a "Word cloud," a graphical formation of your text in different patterns, colors, fonts, and shapes. These clouds can then be saved, printed, or shared. You can even upload the graphics to printers and have them transferred onto items like tshirts or mugs for fun little gifts--a great idea for unique Christmas gifts!
Last year, for fun, I printed off word clouds using words that describe each of my children. To my surprise and happiness, each one now proudly displays the cloud on the wall of his or her room. In the gallery on the Wordle site, there are numerous displays of creativity: lyrics to a favorite song, a treasured Bible verse, prose from a poem, names of family members. Above is a sample Wordle of the things I geek.
It's great fun. Try it! Maybe you too can use it to create a unique gift this holiday season!