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St. Patrick's Day Escape Room, Breakout Activity Kindergarten - First Grade

Grade Levels
K - 1st
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Pages
50 pages
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Description

Oh no! A tricky leprechaun has come in the classroom! He left some riddles for you!

This fun, easy to set up (no props needed) escape room will keep your students engaged and learning the days before or after St. Patrick's Day! They will love finding and figuring out the clues that the tricky leprechaun has left them in order to get his surprise! It is a great way to practice and review skills while working together as a team!

I have also included a bonus activity. After students have solved all the clues, they can use inferencing and deductive reasoning skills to figure out which leprechaun visited their classroom.

If you have never done an escape room with your students before, no worries! You will receive:

  • Teacher instructions for preparing (no props needed - large envelopes are optional, just print & go), setting up, and conducting the escape room
  • Table of Contents
  • Whole-Class & Small Group Instructions
  • Story Cards & Written Narrations for Each (color and black/white) - sets the stage for the escape room and gets students "hooked"
  • Printable Clues and Answer Sheets - puzzles, riddles, activities that review skills
  • Instructions for Each Clue
  • Printable Answer Keys
  • Bonus Activity: Leprechaun Suspects List - students will use inferencing and deductive reasoning skills to eliminate suspects until only one remains
  • Reward Certificates and Printable Gold Coins (color and black/white) - special "Star Problem-Solver" certificates "signed by Lucky Leprechaun" and printable gold coins

**Please view the preview file to see pictures of all that is included. **

The following skills are covered in this escape room:

  • CVC Words
  • Blends
  • Beginning Sounds
  • Counting to 20
  • Writing Numbers to 20
  • Skip Counting (Counting by 5s)
  • Sequencing
  • Directional Coding - using arrows to show a path on a grid (see preview file)
  • Inferencing
  • Deductive Reasoning
  • Problem-Solving
  • Logical Thinking
  • Cooperation and Teamwork
  • Listening Skills

Why use an escape room in your classroom?

  • They are engaging and fun for students.
  • They promote working together as a team.
  • Students use critical thinking and problem-solving skills to solve riddles and puzzles.
  • They are challenging and get students to think.
  • They are hands-on.
  • Students use their imaginations.
  • Students work together to solve the problem.
  • Students can showcase their unique skills.

"We had so much fun with this activity! My kids have asked if we can do it again." - Melanie A.

"My students loved this!" - Maggie S.

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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Associate the long and short sounds with common spellings (graphemes) for the five major vowels.
Demonstrate basic knowledge of one-to-one letter-sound correspondences by producing the primary sound or many of the most frequent sounds for each consonant.
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
Isolate and pronounce the initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in three-phoneme (consonant-vowel-consonant, or CVC) words. (This does not include CVCs ending with /l/, /r/, or /x/.)
Recognize and name all upper- and lowercase letters of the alphabet.

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