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How to create a Lucky Wheel game with PowerPoint 2019

By cleverly combining these Shapes and the Animations then you can easily create compelling games in PowerPoint.

For Preschool and Primary children, these games are really attractive. From there, contribute to the implementation of teachers’ pedagogical ideas.

In this article, I will guide you in detail the steps of designing the game of Lucky Spin on PowerPoint 2019. You can apply this game in after-school activities, extracurricular activities, … !

#first. Description of how to play Lucky Wheel

Each time the teacher clicks on the center circle, the wheel will start spinning (music automatically plays) and when you want to stop, click again.

Then the needle will only correspond to the number of points rotated. Students will choose one of the questions n question that teacher design.

The teacher selects the corresponding question button, PowerPoint will automatically switch to the question content slide. If the student answers correctly, of course they receive the score drawn.

After the students answer, the teacher selects the “house” icon to go back to the rotation slide and continue playing (there is a demo video at the end of the article).


#2. Steps to create a Lucky Wheel game in PowerPoint

+ Step 1: Here we need to create a free-form object (Lucky Wheel) so the Layout of PowerPoint will not match. So we need to create one Slide Balnk instead Title Slide or Title and Content as default

Perform: Start PowerPoint => then select Layout => select Blank

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+ Step 2: You can use Shapes to create spins manually. Yet another much faster and more accurate way is to use form charts Pie.

=> Enter Insert => select Chart => select Pie => select OK

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+ Step 3: Customize the options in Chart Elements to hide unnecessary elements in charts automatically generated by PowerPoint. Specifically, we need to hide the chart title and legend.

=> Select the icon “dấu cộng”, then deselect at Chart Title and Legend

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+ Step 4: All values ​​of the column Sales in the window Chart in Microsoft PowerPoint is 1, the chart sections will be automatically divided.

If n number 1 will have n part. Here, I need to divide into 10 equal parts, so I will enter the data as shown below.

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After entering the data you should choose to enter x to close this window. In case you need to edit more, you choose right-click on the chart => select Edit Data => select Edit Data.

Then of the book Chart in Microsoft PowerPoint will reappear.

+ Step 5: Create a circle in the middle of the chart. The main effect of this circle is to Trigger effect Spin of the chart

There are many ways to do it, choose which one is up to you, but make sure that the shape you just drew is correct circle and concentric with chart.

If you do not comply with the above two requirements, it will be very bad when we shoot in it.

Step 5.1: Into the Insert => select Shapes => select Oval

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Step 5.2: Hold down the key Shift while dragging and releasing the mouse to create a circle => press the key combination Ctrl + A to select all objects on the Slide.

=> Then you choose Home => select Arrange => select Align => select Align Center and Align Middle.

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Feature Align Center and Align Middel will help the selected objects to automatically center vertically and horizontally.

I’m not sure if this feature is available in older versions of Office. If not, try to manually align you.

+ Step 6: Use features Text Box to create “điểm thưởng” for each part in the rotation. Also in this step we will also position and reformat it too.

Step 6.1: Into the Insert => select Shapes => select Text Box => enter the score.

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Step 6.2: After formatting (bold, 44 and white) is complete, you should choose Home => select Character Spacing => select More Spacing… => at By import 10 or higher depending on your rotation radius => select OK

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Step 6.3: Align the position and rotate Text Box as shown below.

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Perform sequentially Step 6 to add “điểm thưởng” for all the rest. These operations are not difficult but take a lot of time and effort.

Currently, I have not found a more optimal way. However, there is a small tip that you can create a large circle (remember to delete after using it) concentric and then align the Text Box based on this circle.

+ Step 7: Group all objects except the center circle and layer them (the center circle is the top object).

Perform: Press the key combination Ctrl + A => hold down the key Ctrl at the same time select the circle in the center => select Arrange => select Send to Back.

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+ Step 8: Use the Shape suitable for creating arrows for rotation. Here I will use Shape Oval and Isosceles Triangle associated with features Union in Merge Shapes

If you want it simple, just use it Shape Arrow: Up is to be.

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+ Step 9: Use Shape Rectangle: Rounded Corners create question buttons. Suppose I have 6 sentences, so I will create 6 corresponding buttons.

Perform: Into the Insert => select Shapes => select Shape Rectangle: Rounded Corners => drag and drop to draw => double click on it => enter number 1 => customize location and format accordingly.

Repeat the above operations for the remaining 5 buttons or Copy already paste already edit to save time.

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+ Step 10: Create 6 Slides to enter the corresponding content for 6 questions. You should choose Layout as Title and Content

Perform: Into the Home => select New Slide => select Title and Content (6 times)

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+ Step 11: Create links between question buttons and respective slides

Select the button => press the key combination Ctrl + K => select Place in This Document => select Slide 2 => select OK.

Perform the above operations sequentially to create links for the remaining buttons and slides.

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+ Step 12: In the above step, we have created the link from the wheel slide (Slide 1) to the question slides (Slide 2 – 7).

In this step we will create the reverse link from the question slide to the rotation thanks Action Button: Go Home in Shapes.

Perform: In Slide 2 you enter Insert => select Shapes => select Action Button: Go Home => drag and drop to draw => select “dấu chữ v” => select Slide… => select Slide 1 => select OK => select OK

Perform the above operations sequentially to create links for the remaining slides or copy and paste.

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+ Step 13: Create and customize effects for spins

Step 13.1: Select rotation => select Animations => select Spin. Here I choose the Spin effect because it is the most suitable effect.

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Step 13.2: Choose Animation Pane => click on “black triangle sign” (2) as shown below:

=> select Effect Options… => select Timing => at Duration choose 1 seconds (Fast) => at Repeat choose Until Next Click => at Start effect on click off choose Oval 18 => select OK

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Step 13.3: Currently, when selecting the circle, the wheel will rotate, but it has not stopped yet. For the rotation to stop, you need to add an effect in the effects group Entrance for it.

Perform: Select on rotation => select Animations => select Add Animation Painter => select Appear. You can choose another effect as long as it is in the effects group Entrance is to be.

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+ Step 14: Add and customize an emphasis effect to the needle. The purpose of this step is just to make the game more lively and interesting.

Step 14.1: Select the needle => select Animations => select Add Animation Painter => select Teeter.

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Step 14.2: Select the sign “black triangle” (first) of the effect just added => select Effect Options…

=> Select Timing => at Start chọn With Previous => at Duration choose 1 seconds (Fast) => at Repeat choose Until Next Click => at Start effcet on click of choose Oval 18 => select OK

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+ Step 15: Rearrange the order in which the effects appear.

Perform: Choose on effects Group 31 => select Move Later 3 times.

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In the case of effects Freeform: Sha… is not optional With Previous then right click on the icon “black triangle” and select Start With Previous.

In the end we all get the result as shown below.

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And here is the resulting video after it’s done:

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# 3. Epilogue

Yes, so I just gave you very detailed instructions How to create a Lucky Wheel game in PowerPoint Alright. Very easy to understand, right 🙂

To add more lively and interesting to the game you should do more:

  • When performing operations with dialog boxes Spin in Bước 13.2 then please perform the following actions to select Effect => at Sound choose Other Sound … navigate to the audio file => select Open (the audio file needs to be in format *.wav). If you like the audio file inside the video, you can download it here / backup link !
  • Add Themes, WordArt “Round of luck”, …
  • Redesigning the Question Content Slide …… ..

In fact, when designing this game, the rotation Slide is not the first Silde and Slide 7 is not the last slide, so it should be subtle to choose correctly.

In addition, in the circular Slide, you should create a button associated with the Slide containing the next content of the presentation. The purpose of this is to facilitate presentation.

Goodbye and see you again in the next posts!

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