April Fool's Day Mini Digital Escape: Idioms, Riddles, Puzzles, and Games

Grade Levels
3rd - 6th, Homeschool
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This April Fool's Day Mini Escape game introduces your students to the holiday of April Fool's Day in a fun and engaging way. The April Fool's Day Escape Room has only ONE lock! This fully interactive game to celebrate April Fool's Day has students watch a short video about the history of April Fool's Day, read riddles, play a word search, learn about idioms, and solve questions to decode the password.

The benefits of this mini-version of April Fool's Day are that it is perfect for introducing students to the concept of escape rooms. This escape will be perfect for a 30-40 minute class period, leaving time for students to open computers, link, and have some fun on this special holiday.

  • Assign with one link!
  • Works seamlessly with Chromebooks
  • Great for introducing students to holidays
  • A great introduction to playing digital escape rooms
  • A completion phrase is provided to students as proof they completed the escape.
  • Step-by-step teacher instructions with the answer key are provided

Digital Escape Room Tip for Teachers:

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Included in this resource:

  • Teacher guide on how to use the resource
  • The link and embed code to the digital game
  • A worksheet you can have the students do for fun
  • The worksheet is available to be completed as an Easel activity on TpT

Check out some of my other one-lock informational Mini-Escapes:

Math Mini-Escapes

And, if you would like to try one of my larger Escapes:

Be sure to check out the video preview to see what's included.

Thanks for stopping by!


Hilary Lewis

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Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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