Mix & Match Instructions

Want to Make Your Own Mix & Match Grid?

Step 1: Modify the Google Spreadsheet Template

  • Make a copy of this template. (You'll need to sign-in with your Google account.)
  • Edit the column headings in row 2.
  • Create lists of words, names, phrases, etc. you want randomly mixed up under the column headings.
    • You may use up to 10 columns.
    • The number of items in Column 1 determines the number of rows you'll see on the Mix & Match grid.
      • If you have fewer items in Columns 2-9, items will be repeated to fill in the grid.
      • If you have more items in Columns 2-9, items will be randomly selected.
  • Label your Mix & Match grid by changing the name of the worksheet (at the bottom).
  • Do not edit any cell with a blue background.

Step 2: Publish Your Spreadsheet

  • Go to File, Publish to the Web…, then click Publish.

Step 3: Get Your Flippity.net Link

  • Click on the Get the Link Here tab of the template (at the bottom).
  • Click on the Flippity.net link to view your Flippity Mix & Match grid.

Step 4: Bookmark and Share

  • Bookmark the page to find it again quickly.
  • Share the Flippity.net link with anyone you want to use the grid.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I mix and match images?

  • Just paste the URL (address) of a picture you find on the web in the appropriate cell.
    • URLs must end in ".gif", ".png", ".jpg", or ".jpeg".
    • You cannot use Google Drive to store your images.
    • You can use Google Drawings. Use the "Publish to the web…" link.
    • Images are automatically resized to 100 pixels high.
    • Smaller images load quicker.
    • (Be sure you have the legal right to use each image.)