It’s Friday, and things are slow at the office. To liven things up, you could create bingo cards in Excel, and organize a game during the lunch hour.
In this example, there are three cards, each with a set of random numbers. You’ll need one of those numbered ball popper machines though, or create a number selector in Excel.
Make Lists of Random Numbers
To generate the random numbers, there are three sets of lists on the Numbers sheet. In each set, there are typed numbers 1-75, with the formula =RAND() in the adjacent column.
Add Random Numbers On Cards
On the three bingo cards, an INDEX/MATCH formula pulls the numbers from the random number tables. For example, this formula is used in cell E2:
The same number might appear on all three cards, but each card uses a separate lookup table of random numbers.
Print the Cards
The cards are formatted to print three per sheet, on letter sized paper. After you print, press the F9 key to generate a new set of numbered cards.
Download the Sample File
You can download the zipped Bingo Card Excel file, from my web site. Enjoy your lunch hour, and if you create a random number selector, let me know.