Escape Room for Back to School

Escape Room for Back to School
Escape Room for Back to School
Escape Room for Back to School
Escape Room for Back to School
Escape Room for Back to School
Escape Room for Back to School
Escape Room for Back to School
Escape Room for Back to School
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If you are looking for a beginning of the year Escape Room experience for your elementary students, this is perfect! An Escape room is a puzzle game in which students solve riddles and puzzles and find clues to finish tasks. In this Quest, students solve puzzles to open locked boxes. This challenge was designed for third, fourth, and fifth graders.

For the first task, students will match word cards to categories. (The word cards and categories are all about school!) The word cards will give them sets of letters to fill into shaded boxes. After getting all the letters in place, students will unscramble them to spell a 2-word phrase. This will send them to get the lock code clue and open the first box.

For the second task, students will complete a math puzzler to find the lock code. This involves completing 6 problems and following the directions to fill in puzzle tables. By finding the correct answers and filling in the tables correctly students will determine the three digits for the lock code.

For the third task, students have a secret code to use in deciphering a secret message. This gives them the lock code numbers to open the final box. This task is provided in two versions. Version 1 has a secret message that will have students multiplying numbers to discover the lock code. Version 2 has a secret message that mentions a specific kind of candy and the lock code will be found on the candy wrapper. AND, the secret message is included in an editable format so you can create your own message.

BUT there is MORE! I recommend a STEM Challenge that will work perfectly with this Escape Room and the challenge is FREE right here in my store. You can use the challenge as a stand-alone project or use it with the Quest. Click right here for that FREEBIE STEM Challenge: STEM Challenge Back to School Rules FREEBIE

You will need three number locks for this quest. Directions are included to use this set without these locks! You will also need three boxes. This can be a plastic or metal tool box, but any box will work- even a cardboard box! Directions and photos are included for how to set up the boxes and locks or how to use a version without locks. You do not need 3 boxes and 3 locks per group! It’s three boxes and three locks for the entire class.

Included in the Quest file of this resource, you will find a table of contents, and 3 pages of tips and tricks for setting up everything. For Box 1- 2 pages of teacher directions, two versions of the Matching Puzzler paper, the matching word cards, clues for the lock code, answer keys, and the box labels. For Box 2- 2 pages of teacher directions, the Math Puzzler paper, answer key, and box labels. For Box 3 – Version 1– 2 pages of teacher directions, secret code and message, page of secret code only, larger version of the secret message, answer key for the message, and box labels. For Box 3 – Version 2– 1 page of teacher directions, secret code and message, larger version of the secret message, answer key for the message, and box labels.

Miscellaneous forms include hint cards for each task, an alternative locking system (made of paper), an All About Me information page for early finishers, information page for the STEM Challenge freebie, certificates to award students completing the task, and colored pages are provided in a black and white version. And, File 2 in this resource has an editable version of the secret message. File 3 has a set of four motivational posters for your classroom!

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One more thing to note: The escape room event can be completed in 30-45 minutes and the STEM Challenge in about 30-45 more minutes -if your students are familiar with this type of format. If this is your first Escape Room/Quest it may take a little longer.

For more STEM Quests, check the custom categories in my store or click below:
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Escape Room Quest featuring Skeletons
Escape Room Quest featuring Space Shuttles
Escape Room Quest featuring Spiders
Escape Room Quest featuring Volcanoes
Escape Room Quest featuring Weather
Escape Room Quest featuring Winter Sports
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