# Fun murder mystery activities

Explore some of the murder mystery activities for primary pupils on Tes which have been designed to recap key skills

## Develop primary pupils' powers of deduction with these murder mystery activities

There's nothing more engaging than a well-crafted murder mystery activity to keep pupils engaged throughout a topic or scheme of work. Not only does it allow them to be completely immersed in their learning, but it also encourages creative thinking skills and teamwork.

Time to crack on; your budding detectives have a murder to solve…

#### Telling Time Maths Murder Mystery

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Telling Time Maths Murder Mystery A fun activity for Maths' Telling theTime topic. Solve the mini mystery of a murdered passenger on a train by practising your knowledge of time, calculating time intervals, digital/analogue, 12/24 hour clocks, etc. Suitable for KS2. Colourful graphics, can be pri...

#### The Great British SPaG Off - Who killed the chef?

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A SPaG murder mystery. Solve 5 clues to find who the murderer is. Topics covered include: capital letters, prepositions, parts of speech, tenses, prefixes and determiners.

#### STEM Geometry 1: A Math Murder Mystery

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This murder mystery will engage students by taking them on a journey to solve geometry puzzles and questions to solve a murder. Students will need to gather evidence by completing charts, Interview witnesses by sorting through geometry shapes and compare data to narrow the suspects. Finally they wil...

#### Murder Mystery English Lesson

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- Full Murder Mystery lesson, full bespoke storyline - Based loosely around Inspector Calls, and would work well with a Sherlock Holmes Scheme of Work - Includes PowerPoint explaining how 10-clues lead to the suspect being identified - Worksheet included, and full explanation of the mystery itself i...

#### Periodic Table Murder Mystery! Atoms and Elements

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A really fun introduction to some common elements and their properties. Mr. Sodium has exploded and three other guests have gone missing at the Periodic Manor House. Can your students match chemical properties to clues in this super sleuth extravaganza! Variable group size with variable diffi...

#### CSI: Math Murder Mystery - Who Stole Time - Telling the Time

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This CSI themed telling the time activity will engage students by taking them on a journey to solve problems and puzzles. Students narrow down the suspects by completing the activities and marking them off from the suspect list until one person is left. Who Stole Time? This case includes: Clue 1: C...

#### KS2 Circus Maths Murder Mystery!

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Can they solve the maths mystery? My Year 6s loved this activity! It includes questions on fractions, time, multiplication and division!

#### Summer Murder Mystery

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A second level/KS2 maths problem solving task which gives children clues to eliminate suspects from a list to find out who the murderer is. Works well in mixed ability pairs or small groups. Involves adding fractions with different denominators and place value including decimals. Have included in ...

#### Science Murder Mystery - Materials and their Properties - States of Matter

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Science Murder Mysteries are great fun for both you and the students. For this mystery students will use their knowledge of materials and their properties as well as their states of matter knowledge to investigate who poisoned Andrew Smith. They ll look at the 5 suspects poisons both using their e...

#### KS2 Maths Mini Murder Mystery for Hallowe'en

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Activity for year 6 or year 7. Number work up to BIDMAS. Why not award a 'spooky prize' for the first fully correct final accusation ?

#### Halloween Murder Mystery Game

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A murder was committed last night during a Halloween party. As the highest-ranking crime detective, you must solve the crime and find out who the murderer is. You have the names and details of 32 suspects who were at the party when the crime took place. The murderer is one of them. There were fiv...

#### Units of Measurement Maths Murder Mystery With Answers

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A fun, engaging units of measurement themed maths murder mystery for students to solve. Pupils complete the decimal questions to solve the murder. The following objectives are covered: Compare amounts using different units of measure Convert between different units of metric measure of len...