Are you ready to be the most memorable teacher of a child's life this Valentine's Day? Use these step-by-step instructions to guarantee student engagement while they learn about how to work as a team to solve a mystery, find holiday vocabulary, discover number patterns and ESCAPE THE CLASSROOM! With a little prep, your students will work as a team to break into a box, which breaks them out of the classroom as they beat the clock!
*Designed for K-3rd
*Differentiate easily with extra printables included that at more difficult (2nd-3rd grade)
What's inside this download?
Pg. 1 Cover
Pg. 2 Table of Contents
Pg. 3 Directions (with video link)
Pg. 4 Materials Needed to Set Up
Pg. 5 Checklist for Set Up
Pg. 6 (Motivational Paragraph, and put class in two groups)
Pg. 7 Clue 1 (Read after pg.6 and the video)
Pg. 8 & 9 Heart Chart Graph & Paper Conversational Hearts
Pg.10 Folder Labels for Team 1 (Red Love Monsters) for Team 2 (Purple Love Monsters)
Pg. 11 CLUE 2
Pg. 12 I SPY Missing Numbers Heart Printable
Pg. 13 Folder Labels for Clue 2
Pg. 14 CLUE 3 - I SPY Valentine Words
Pg. 15 I SPY Valentine Words (need magnifying glass’)
Pg. 16 I Spy Folder Labels for Clue 3
Pg. 17 &18 Red and Purple Love Monster KEYS with Secret Code
Pg. 19 Help Button Cards
Pg. 20 Homework Passes (optional prize)
Pg. 21 Book Markers (optional prize)
Pg. 22 Letter From Cupid (Optional for Box)
Pg. 23 Certificate for Completion
Pg. 24-26 Pictures of Set Up
Pg. 27-29 Answer Keys
Pg. 30-31 Valentine Foldable Cards (EXTRA Activity)
Pg. 32-33 Double Heart Chart (TO use for upper grade levels for CLUE 1)
Pg. 34 I Spy Missing Numbers (Counting by 3s, for upper grades) for CLUE 2
Pg. 35-36 Credits
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There is a PDF file with step-by-step instructions, a link to incorporate a YouTube Video to HOOK your students into accepting a mission to help Cupid break an evil spell that broke his magical love arrow. The mystery can only be solved by working through mystery challenges with number patterns, vocabulary and using teamwork. Opening the box, (no locks needed) leads them to escaping the classroom to enjoy recess, a cookie party or a library break outside of the classroom. Ideas are included.
This escape room is NOT EDITABLE.
Made with K-3rd Grade students in mind!
There are 3 Tasks for the students to solve before they can break free. About 40 min. to prep and plan about 45 minutes to solve all the mystery clues.
MATERIALS YOU NEED TO ADD: a box , some surprise to put in the box (homework passes and bookmarks are provided), pencils, 6 large file folders (or regular folders), candy hearts (paper ones are provided, if you don't want to use real candy) and magnifying glasses (2 or more)
(Any box will do... no need for locks unless you want them!)
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Students will learn:
⏳ Teamwork Skills
⏳ Number Patterns & Vocabulary
⏳ Problem Solving Skills
⏳ Following Directions
⭐This is a great Holiday ACTIVITY!⭐
☀️ Escape Room Sight Word Mystery Video Tutorial
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