Hero image

Think Tank's Shop

Average Rating4.68
(based on 12 reviews)

I create no prep classroom Escape Rooms which send students on secret missions around the classroom!

154Uploads

32k+Views

4k+Downloads

I create no prep classroom Escape Rooms which send students on secret missions around the classroom!
Team Building 2 Escape Room - Any Content - Teamwork Challenge
lisaf5005lisaf5005

Team Building 2 Escape Room - Any Content - Teamwork Challenge

(1)
Team Building 2 Escape Room: The Team Building 2 Escape Room will take students on a “Speedway” around the classroom! This Team Building 2 Escape Room has students decode fun puzzles using teamwork and critical thinking while trying to beat the clock. This is the perfect resource for back to school activities, team building, end of year, ice breakers or any time! This team activity can be used in any subject and multiple grade levels! The Team Building 2 Escape Room has students walking around the classroom solving puzzles. Students come up with a team name (directions included) and embark on a journey to win the Daytona 500! The puzzles include: Puzzle 1: Cryptogram of Popular Children’s Song Puzzle 2: Word Maze about Teamwork Puzzle 3: Visual Puzzle Puzzle 4: Name that Emoji Movie! Puzzle 5: Lock Math Problem (basic math) Puzzle 6: Logic Puzzle Also included are team building teacher prompts to start a conversation about their teamwork. Students fill in their answers on the “speedway” to win the race before time runs out. Not all teams will make it to the end. Do your students have what it takes to solve the puzzles in time? Each puzzle is different and requires logic, reason and critical thinking. There are six puzzles for each team to decode. You choose what works best for you. You could do groups of up to six. Some puzzles are easier than others. The use of codes and puzzles will keep your students engaged while competing to beat the clock. Students will report the final speedway of answers to you. No props needed!! This is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! Team grouping cards are included for easy team assignments. You can use the “Group Cards” to group students as they walk in the door. For example each student that receives a flag card will be in a group. The students that receive the car cards will be in a group and so on. The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult puzzles. It’s OK if they don’t escape! The whole goal is teamwork! As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. New Feature: This escape room now includes 12 fun, colorful signs to take class pictures with at the end of the mission. Signs include “Puzzle Master”, “She did all the work”, “Genius”, “We did it”, “I Escaped” and more! Hang the pictures in your room, send them in a parent newsletter or share them on social media  An answer key and easy to follow teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes *Disclaimer: There is no final 4 digit code in this activity. If you have purchased some of my other escape rooms, this one is unique and different!
Underground Railroad Escape Room - U.S. History - No Prep!
lisaf5005lisaf5005

Underground Railroad Escape Room - U.S. History - No Prep!

(0)
The Underground Railroad Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about the Underground Railroad to help escaped slaves find freedom. They will also learn about Harriet Tubman's role in the Underground Railroad. The Underground Railroad Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given a secret code name and sent on a secret mission to find the freedom map! The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit lock combination based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal an interesting fact about the Underground Railroad. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final lock combination. No props needed!! Students can report the final lock combination to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders is included. An answer key and teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes A 30 page PDF is included.
Columbian Exchange ESCAPE ROOM: Triangular Trade, Columbus, Slave Trade
lisaf5005lisaf5005

Columbian Exchange ESCAPE ROOM: Triangular Trade, Columbus, Slave Trade

(0)
The Columbian Exchange Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about the Columbian Exchange, triangular trade and the Atlantic Slave Trade. This is the perfect resource to introduce Christopher Columbus and the New World. The Columbian Exchange Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given a secret code name and sent on a secret mission to help Jessica. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal interesting facts about the Columbian Exchange. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! This is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! Students are sent on a “secret mission” and given a back story to ignite their active learning skills. They are given a code name which makes them feel as if they are part of the secret mission. Students practice hands-on, practical problem solving skills all while learning about the Columbian Exchange. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! Spy themed music is highly recommended! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included for differentiation. A “How to Decode” puzzles is also included. In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. New Feature: This escape room now includes 12 fun, colorful signs to take class pictures with at the end of the mission. Signs include “Puzzle Master”, “She did all the work”, “Genius”, “We did it”, “I Escaped” and more! Hang the pictures in your room, send them in a parent newsletter or share them on social media  An answer key and easy to follow teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes
Asia ESCAPE ROOM! Continents and Geography
lisaf5005lisaf5005

Asia ESCAPE ROOM! Continents and Geography

(0)
The Asia Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about the continent of Asia. Perfect activity for geography! Students will learn about Asia’s: size, number of countries, location, landforms, landmarks, languages, religion, food and more. The Asia Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal interesting facts about Asia. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! There are no fancy shapes to cut out, and no silly envelopes to stuff! This is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO activity! Students practice hands-on, practical problem solving skills all while learning about Asia. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! Spy themed music is highly recommended! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included for differentiation. A “How to Decode” puzzles is also included. In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. This escape room includes 12 fun, colorful signs to take class pictures with at the end of the mission. Signs include “Puzzle Master”, “She did all the work”, “Genius”, “We did it”, “I Escaped” and more! Hang the pictures in your room, send them in a parent newsletter or share them on social media. An answer key and easy to follow teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes New Feature: I have included a 6 question formative to complete as proof of understanding. Each “clue” also has one question to answer to ensure comprehension for a total of 10 questions. Many times students rush to solve the puzzles without reading or comprehending what they read. The questions need to be answered correctly before they can win!
Growth Mindset Collaborative Poster! Team Work Activity - Team Building
lisaf5005lisaf5005

Growth Mindset Collaborative Poster! Team Work Activity - Team Building

(0)
The Growth Mindset Quote Collaborative Block Poster can be used as a fun team building activity to promote positive thinking. Students work together to piece their growth mindset “block” with their classmates. The result is a beautiful, fun, one of a kind pop-art to hang in the hall. You can use the Growth Mindset Quote Block Poster as a bulletin board display, hang on the classroom wall, classroom door, hallway, school entrance, library, gym or any place you see fit. This poster will pop and students and teachers will stop to admire your work! This is the perfect Growth Mindset activity to promote kindness! I like to play music in the background while they are working and coloring. The Growth Mindset Quote Poster is designed so that each student colors their own block/piece of the poster. When everyone is done, they have to work as a team to put the block poster puzzle back together. Each poster has an abstract background to make your poster “pop”. Students will need color pencils, markers or crayons, tape and scissors. This activity is great because they can put a personal art twist on their own block. The included teacher and students directions are very simple to follow. The possibilities are endless with this activity! My favorite part is watching the kids work as a team to try to piece it back together. This is GREAT for community building and teamwork! Teachers should create a classroom that supports persistence, effort and even mistakes. Hanging the Growth Mindset Block Poster is the perfect reminder for students. How you choose to set it up in your classroom is up to you J Each student colors one “block” or section of a large poster. This product includes 16 “blocks” or pages to color, I have also included some other designs for borders in the event that you have more than 16 students. Print the file ONE time for each class on 8.5x11 paper! WHAT’S INCLUDED? •Teacher Directions •Student Directions •16 different blocks to color (1 per student) •Extra pictures to create a border for as many students as you need •Example of a final version of poster •The final poster size is around 30”x 34” (that’s almost 3 feet by 3 feet of colorful, creative student work!)
World War II ESCAPE ROOM: Hitler, Holocaust, FDR, Pearl Harbor
lisaf5005lisaf5005

World War II ESCAPE ROOM: Hitler, Holocaust, FDR, Pearl Harbor

(0)
The World War II Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about World War II. This is the perfect resource to introduce or review FDR, Pearl Harbor, Hitler and the Holocaust. The World War II Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given a secret code name and sent on a secret mission to restore Anne Frank’s Diary. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal interesting facts about World War II. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! This is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! Students are sent on a “secret mission” and given a back story to ignite their active learning skills. They are given a code name which makes them feel as if they are part of the secret mission. Students practice hands-on, practical problem solving skills all while learning about World War II. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! Spy themed music is highly recommended! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included for differentiation. A “How to Decode” puzzles is also included. In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. New Feature: This escape room now includes 12 fun, colorful signs to take class pictures with at the end of the mission. Signs include “Puzzle Master”, “She did all the work”, “Genius”, “We did it”, “I Escaped” and more! Hang the pictures in your room, send them in a parent newsletter or share them on social media  An answer key and easy to follow teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes <a href=" https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/vietnam-war-escape-room-no-prep-11806087 "> Vietnam War ESCAPE ROOM!</a>
Maya ESCAPE ROOM: Mayan Civilization, Mexico and Hieroglyphics
lisaf5005lisaf5005

Maya ESCAPE ROOM: Mayan Civilization, Mexico and Hieroglyphics

(2)
The Maya Civilization Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about the Mayan Civilization. This is the perfect resource to introduce Chichen Itza, Mayan gods, calendars or hieroglyphics. The Maya Civilization Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given a secret code name and sent on a secret mission to help Greg research Mayan writing. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal interesting facts about the Maya Civilization. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! This is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! Students are sent on a “secret mission” and given a back story to ignite their active learning skills. They are given a code name which makes them feel as if they are part of the secret mission. Students practice hands-on, practical problem solving skills all while learning about the Maya Civilization. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! Spy themed music is highly recommended! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included for differentiation. A “How to Decode” puzzles is also included. In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. New Feature: This escape room now includes 12 fun, colorful signs to take class pictures with at the end of the mission. Signs include “Puzzle Master”, “She did all the work”, “Genius”, “We did it”, “I Escaped” and more! Hang the pictures in your room, send them in a parent newsletter or share them on social media  An answer key and easy to follow teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes
Growth Mindset Posters - Positive Quotes- Watercolor
lisaf5005lisaf5005

Growth Mindset Posters - Positive Quotes- Watercolor

(0)
Growth Mindset Positive Quote Posters Colorful, comforting, watercolor Growth Mindset posters to decorate your classroom, break room, lounge or office. Motivate your students, staff or colleagues to build a positive growth mindset. These posters are PERFECT for any grade level and any subject! The positive posters can be used to: Promote character development Decorate a bulletin board Classroom décor and more! Included in this project: 13 Positive Growth Mindset posters to print and hang. All posters are landscape and size 8.5 by 11. Check out the preview to see each quote.
Growth Mindset Escape Room - No Prep!
lisaf5005lisaf5005

Growth Mindset Escape Room - No Prep!

(1)
The Growth Mindset Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode inspirational quotes from famous figures about growth mindset. Students will learn facts and quotes from Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison, Martin Luther King Jr. and Walt Disney. The Growth Mindset Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given a secret code name and sent on a secret mission to save Milly’s math grade! The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal an inspirational quote from a famous figure about growth mindset. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final ID code. No props needed!! Students can report the final ID code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! This is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! Students are sent on a “secret mission” and given a back story to ignite their active learning skills. They are given a code name which makes them feel as if they are part of the secret mission. Students practice hands-on, practical problem solving skills all while learning about growth mindset. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. The availability of two sets of codes offers differentiation for your learners. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included. Once your students try one of my escape rooms, they will beg for more! This activity is for all types of learners, especially kinesthetic. In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. An answer key and teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes This escape room includes 12 fun, colorful signs to take class pictures with at the end of the mission. Signs include “Puzzle Master”, “She did all the work”, “Genius”, “We did it”, “I Escaped” and more! Hang the pictures in your room, send them in a parent newsletter or share them on social media 
Halloween Escape Room - No Prep!
lisaf5005lisaf5005

Halloween Escape Room - No Prep!

(0)
The Halloween Activity Escape Room will take students on a haunted mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode four spooky, fun facts about Halloween. The Halloween Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given a secret code name and sent on a haunted mission to save Jack from the Haunted Mansion! The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit door lock combination based on the four decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal a spooky, interesting fact about Halloween. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final lock combination. No props needed!! Students can report the final lock combination to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders is included. Feedback from a buyer: “The best Halloween activity ever found” An answer key is also provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes This escape room includes 12 fun, colorful signs to take class pictures with at the end of the mission. Signs include “Puzzle Master”, “She did all the work”, “Genius”, “We did it”, “I Escaped” and more! Hang the pictures in your room, send them in a parent newsletter or share them on social media 
Team Building Escape Room - Any Content - Teamwork Challenge
lisaf5005lisaf5005

Team Building Escape Room - Any Content - Teamwork Challenge

(1)
Team Building Escape Room: The Team Building Escape Room will take students on a “treasure hunt” around the classroom! This Team Building Escape Room has students decode fun puzzles using teamwork and critical thinking while trying to beat the clock. This is the perfect resource for back to school activities, team building, end of year, ice breakers or any time! This team activity can be used in any subject and multiple grade levels! The Team Building Escape Room has students walking around the classroom solving puzzles. Students come up with a team name (directions included) and embark on a journey to find the gold. The puzzles include: Puzzle 1: Cryptogram of Nursery Rhyme Puzzle 2: Word Maze about Teamwork Puzzle 3: Visual Puzzle Puzzle 4: Lock Math Problem (basic math- they will need to find 1/3 of 9) Puzzle 5: Rebus Name that Song Puzzle 6: Logic Puzzle Also included are team building teacher prompts to start a conversation about their teamwork. Students fill in their answers on the treasure map to reach the gold before time runs out. Not all teams will make it to the end. Do your students have what it takes to solve the puzzles in time? Each puzzle is different and requires logic, reason and critical thinking. There are six puzzles for each team to decode. You choose what works best for you. You could do groups of up to six. Some puzzles are easier than others. The use of codes and puzzles will keep your students engaged while competing to find the gold. Students will report the final treasure map of answers to you. No props needed!! The only prep is cutting out group cards and hanging six puzzles  No other materials are needed. Team grouping cards are included for easy team assignments. You can use the “Group Cards” to group students as they walk in the door. For example each student that receives a shark card will be in a group. The students that receive the pirate cards will be in a group and so on. Students practice hands-on, practical problem solving skills all while working within their group. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult puzzles. It’s OK if they don’t escape! The whole goal is teamwork! As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. *Disclaimer: There is no final 4 digit code in this activity. If you have purchased some of my other escape rooms, this one is unique and different!
Silk Road ESCAPE ROOM: Mongol Empire - Ancient China - Marco Polo
lisaf5005lisaf5005

Silk Road ESCAPE ROOM: Mongol Empire - Ancient China - Marco Polo

(0)
The Silk Road Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This Escape Room has students decode interesting facts about goods exchanged, Chinese dynasties, routes used and Marco Polo. This Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal interesting facts about the Silk Road. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! There are no fancy shapes to cut out, and no silly envelopes to stuff! This is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO activity! Students practice hands-on, practical problem solving skills all while learning about the Silk Road. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! Spy themed music is highly recommended! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included for differentiation. A “How to Decode” puzzles is also included. In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. This escape room includes 12 fun, colorful signs to take class pictures with at the end of the mission. Signs include “Puzzle Master”, “She did all the work”, “Genius”, “We did it”, “I Escaped” and more! Hang the pictures in your room, send them in a parent newsletter or share them on social media. An answer key and easy to follow teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes New Feature: I have included a 6 question formative to complete as proof of understanding. Each “clue” also has one question to answer to ensure comprehension for a total of 10 questions. Many times students rush to solve the puzzles without reading or comprehending what they read. The questions need to be answered correctly before they can win!
Inca ESCAPE ROOM: Inca Civilization, Machu Picchu and Francisco Pizarro
lisaf5005lisaf5005

Inca ESCAPE ROOM: Inca Civilization, Machu Picchu and Francisco Pizarro

(0)
The Inca Civilization Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about the Inca Civilization. This is the perfect resource to introduce Francisco Pizarro and Machu Picchu. The Inca Civilization Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given a secret code name and sent on a secret mission to let the emperor know invaders are on the way. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal interesting facts about the Inca Civilization. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! This is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! Students are sent on a “secret mission” and given a back story to ignite their active learning skills. They are given a code name which makes them feel as if they are part of the secret mission. Students practice hands-on, practical problem solving skills all while learning about the Inca Civilization. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! Spy themed music is highly recommended! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included for differentiation. A “How to Decode” puzzles is also included. In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. New Feature: This escape room now includes 12 fun, colorful signs to take class pictures with at the end of the mission. Signs include “Puzzle Master”, “She did all the work”, “Genius”, “We did it”, “I Escaped” and more! Hang the pictures in your room, send them in a parent newsletter or share them on social media  An answer key and easy to follow teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes
Christopher Columbus Escape Room - No Prep!
lisaf5005lisaf5005

Christopher Columbus Escape Room - No Prep!

(0)
Christopher Columbus Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about Christopher Columbus. This is the perfect resource to introduce explorers or use as a Columbus Day activity. The Christopher Columbus Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given a secret code name and sent on a secret mission to help navigate the ship. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal facts about the voyage of Christopher Columbus. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! This is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! Students are sent on a “secret mission” and given a back story to ignite their active learning skills. They are given a code name which makes them feel as if they are part of the secret mission. Students practice hands-on, practical problem solving skills all while learning about Christopher Columbus. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included. Once your students try one of my escape rooms, they will beg for more! This activity is for all types of learners, especially kinesthetic. In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. An answer key and teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes This escape room includes 12 fun, colorful signs to take class pictures with at the end of the mission. Signs include “Puzzle Master”, “She did all the work”, “Genius”, “We did it”, “I Escaped” and more! Hang the pictures in your room, send them in a parent newsletter or share them on social media.
Civil Rights Movement ESCAPE ROOM: Black History, Rosa Parks, MLK, Ruby Bridges
lisaf5005lisaf5005

Civil Rights Movement ESCAPE ROOM: Black History, Rosa Parks, MLK, Ruby Bridges

(0)
The Civil Rights Movement Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about the Civil Rights Movement. This is the perfect resource to introduce the Civil Rights Movement, the Montgomery Bus Boycott, Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr., Little Rock Nine or Black History Month. The Civil Rights Movement Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given a secret code name and sent on a secret mission to help Ruby Bridges. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal interesting facts about the Civil Rights Movement. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! This is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! Students are sent on a “secret mission” and given a back story to ignite their active learning skills. They are given a code name which makes them feel as if they are part of the secret mission. Students practice hands-on, practical problem solving skills all while learning about the Civil Rights Movement. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! The best age range for this resource is 10+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included for differentiation. A “How to Decode” puzzles is also included. Once your students try one of my escape rooms, they will beg for more! This activity is for all types of learners, especially kinesthetic. In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. New Feature: This escape room now includes 12 fun, colorful signs to take class pictures with at the end of the mission. Signs include “Puzzle Master”, “She did all the work”, “Genius”, “We did it” and more! Hang them on your wall, submit to social media or send pictures home :) An answer key and teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes
Back to School Escape Room - Classroom Rules - No Prep!
lisaf5005lisaf5005

Back to School Escape Room - Classroom Rules - No Prep!

(0)
Classroom rules are a fundamental part of class management and teacher sanity! Rules should not be too complicated, nor should there be too many. In fact, the simpler the rules, the better! The fewer they have to remember, the more they will remember them! I have determined 4 universal classroom rules that can apply to any classroom, any subject and MOST grade levels. They include: Listen and follow directions Respect your classmates and teacher Raise your hand before speaking Keep hands and feet to yourself The Back to School Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode universal classroom rules. This resource is the perfect first day of school activity! The Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given a secret code name and sent on a secret mission to save the classroom. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal a classroom rule. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! This is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! Students are sent on a “secret mission” and given a back story to ignite their active learning skills. They are given a code name which makes them feel as if they are part of the secret mission. Students practice hands-on, practical problem solving skills all while learning about rules of the classroom. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included for differentiation. A “How to Decode” puzzles is also included. In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end! This escape room includes 12 fun, colorful signs to take class pictures with at the end of the mission. Signs include “Puzzle Master”, “She did all the work”, “Genius”, “We did it”, “I Escaped” and more! Hang the pictures in your room, send to parents and more
Brain Teasers - Riddles - Brain Breaks - Puzzles - Bell Ringers
lisaf5005lisaf5005

Brain Teasers - Riddles - Brain Breaks - Puzzles - Bell Ringers

(0)
45 FUN Brain Teasers - Bell Ringers - Brain Breaks - Rebus Puzzles - Riddles - Engaging Lesson Starters – Brain Breaks These fun, quick brain teasers are the perfect way to get into routine and start a lesson. Great idea for Back to School fun! Any good classroom management starts with a routine. What better way to engage students than with brain teasers! As soon as students enter the room, they will know exactly what to do each day. Use them as Brain Breaks when you know your students need a minute to “recharge.” These Brain Teasers are also a great way to unwind before or after a big test! You can use the PowerPoint whenever you need it. No PREP Bell Ringers/Brain Teasers!
Growth Mindset Color by Number - Fixed or Growth Mindset?
lisaf5005lisaf5005

Growth Mindset Color by Number - Fixed or Growth Mindset?

(0)
Growth Mindset Color by Number: This is the perfect Growth Mindset Activity. You can use this Growth Mindset activity to help students determine the difference between fixed mindset and growth mindset statements. This activity can be used to build community, motivate students before a big test or as a relaxing activity for a change of pace. You can assign this as homework after students complete one of my Growth Mindset Escape Rooms or Growth Mindset Scavenger Hunt. This is also perfect for emergency sub plans! You choose what works best for you. Lastly, you could use this activity as an extension activity or for early finishers. This is a fun, colorful activity that allows students to relax and color in their answers. What’s Included: 1 Picture design 1 Doodle design (random doodles just for fun) 1 Words design 1 Quick reading to learn the difference between fixed and growth mindset before beginning the activity. * 1 set of 12 statements: Students determine whether a statement is from a fixed mindset or a growth mindset. What do you need? Crayons, markers or colored pencils The following colors will be used: Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple (all standard colors)
U.S. Constitution Escape Room - No Prep!
lisaf5005lisaf5005

U.S. Constitution Escape Room - No Prep!

(0)
The Constitution Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about the layout of the U.S. Constitution. This is the perfect activity to introduce the Constitution or celebrate Constitution Day. Students will learn about the branches, articles, number of amendments etc. The Constitution Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given a secret code name and sent on a secret mission to save the U.S. Constitution. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal interesting facts about the Constitution. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! This is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! Students are sent on a “secret mission” and given a back story to ignite their active learning skills. They are given a code name which makes them feel as if they are part of the secret mission. Students practice hands-on, practical problem solving skills all while learning about the U.S. Constitution. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included for differentiation. Once your students try one of my escape rooms, they will beg for more! This activity is for all types of learners, especially kinesthetic. In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end! An answer key and teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes This escape room includes 12 fun, colorful signs to take class pictures with at the end of the mission. Signs include “Puzzle Master”, “She did all the work”, “Genius”, “We did it”, “I Escaped” and more! Hang the pictures in your room, send them in a parent newsletter or share them on social media 
Growth Mindset Escape Room #2 - No Prep!
lisaf5005lisaf5005

Growth Mindset Escape Room #2 - No Prep!

(0)
The Growth Mindset #2 Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode inspiring quotes from famous figures about growth mindset. Students will learn facts and quotes from Winston Churchill, Kid President, Babe Ruth and Mark Twain. Sometimes students just need a day of motivation! Maybe it’s before a big state test or maybe it’s after they have worked so hard and achieved the results you were hoping for. Maybe it’s just the right activity to do with them to encourage their journeys. The Growth Mindset #2 Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given a secret code name and sent on a secret mission to help Kelsey play in the championship game! The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit lock combination based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal an inspiring quote from a famous figure about growth mindset. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final 4 digit combination. No props needed!! Students can report the final lock combination to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders is included. Inspire your students!! An answer key and teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes This escape room includes 12 fun, colorful signs to take class pictures with at the end of the mission. Signs include “Puzzle Master”, “She did all the work”, “Genius”, “We did it”, “I Escaped” and more! Hang the pictures in your room, send them in a parent newsletter or share them on social media 