Cracking the Classroom Code™ 3rd Grade Operations in Base Ten Escape Room

$5.00

Will your class escape in time? No way! The animals at the zoo have escaped their enclosures. Your students have been tasked with putting them back in place. Students will try and breakout from their risky situation by solving a string of math problems and clues. This is a review game for the math concepts taught in 3rd grade under the domain of numbers and operations in base ten. It can be played in small groups, or as a whole class. If your class has never played an escape game before, I suggest playing as a whole class for the first time.

Description

Will your class escape in time? No way! The animals at the zoo have escaped their enclosures. Your students have been tasked with putting them back in place. Students will try and breakout from their risky situation by solving a string of math problems and clues. This is a review game for the math concepts taught in 3rd grade under the domain of numbers and operations in base ten. It can be played in small groups, or as a whole class. If your class has never played an escape game before, I suggest playing as a whole class for the first time.

**Versions with and without QR codes included

This is an interactive game where the students are timed. Students try and solve clues and math problems to breakout and escape the classroom. You, the teacher, can decide how much time your students have to complete the task. I will suggest 45 minutes, but it is up to your discretion. You can project a timer for your class, or put one somewhere for all the students to see, so they can keep track of how much time they have left to complete their task.

This is similar to a scavenger hunt where students will be moving around the room, looking for clues to unlock their envelopes (I have included riddles and suggestions on where to hide each clue). To unlock their envelopes, students will need to solve math problems. A paper is provided so students can show their work for each problem. For many of the questions, students must have an answer that matches one on an envelope. If the answers do not match, they can’t open or “unlock” the envelope, and must rework the problem.

*Everything is included, however teachers must provide their own envelopes.

I give step by step instructions on how to set up the game, including pictures! This is sure to capture the attention of your students.

Topics covered in this game:
Number and Operations in Base Ten
*Using place value to round numbers to the nearest 10 or 100
*Fluently adding and subtracting within 1,000.
*Multiplying one-digit whole numbers by multiples of 10.

99 reviews for Cracking the Classroom Code™ 3rd Grade Operations in Base Ten Escape Room

  1. Deena S.

    Great!

  2. Erin W.

    Fun way to review!

  3. Stanley Superstars

    This was a great way to end our unit. It served as a good assessment of skills.

  4. Ms G in Texas

    I am so excited to use these with my kids this year! It is going to be so much fun!

  5. Tracy R.

    My students loved this activity! Very engaging for all students.

  6. MrsPetkac

    Very engaging! The students loved completing this activity. Thank you!

  7. Michele Scott

    Looking forward to using this great resource this year!

  8. Carla K.

    My class loves these!

  9. Lori R.

    Excited to use this, this year!

  10. Mandy M.

    Used at the beginning of 4th grade as a review. Kids loved it!

  11. Ivy T.

    My classes LOVE these escapes! Great review and so fun. Thank you!

  12. Amanda N.

    Can’t wait to bring this to life with my kiddos!

  13. amanda L.

    My students LOVED this! Completely engaged solving the problems the entire time. Highly recommend this!!

  14. Steffi Lyle

    So much fun! Thank you!

  15. Kyna B.

    Easy to set up! Can’t wait to have my students solve this task!

  16. Emily P.

    Great resource!!

  17. Lauren H.

    My students loved this! We took pictures afterward whether they “escaped” or not and put them on Dojo. Will definitely be getting more next year!

  18. Brittany Hicks

    My kids love these! Thanks!

  19. Haley W.

    Making tutorials fun!

  20. Berlyn Prince

    So fun for my students! Great resource.

  21. Whitney T.

    This was a super engaging lesson for my students

  22. Renee P.

    This was a wonderful addition to furthering the students understandings!

  23. Danielle Franc

    Love all your “cracking the codes”. This is another fabulous resource!! It’s amazing!!!

  24. Shannon J.

    Excellent for test practice!! Thanks!

  25. Brooke N.

    Super fun!

  26. sandi L.

    can’t wait to use this resource

  27. Paula L.

    This was really fun and engaging.

  28. Shelly S.

    Fun activity that will engage my students.

  29. Frances Adams

    I LOVE all of her escape rooms. They’re great for student engagement.

  30. Carrigan’s Creative Creations

    We have not tried this yet but I love your step-by-step directions for setting it up. I needed baby-step directions since this is my first cracking-the-code activity (though I’ve purchased several of them from you this week!) but your directions were clear and easy to understand. I can’t wait to use these in my classroom to challenge my third graders, while reviewing key concepts!

  31. Danielle Elliott

    My students really enjoyed this! It was a little difficult to cut everything out and put it on the envelopes. The directions were very clear and easy to follow. It turned out fantastic and the kids LOVED this. Thank you!

  32. Third Grade Galore

    I loved how detailed your directions were and that you showed pictures of how to set up the envelopes.

  33. Lakenya B.

    Great product!

  34. La’Tasha J.

    We loved these in my Elective! Thank you!

  35. Courtney Dinwiddie

    My class LOVED this!

  36. Kerrianne O.

    Great concept but it was too challenging for my particular 3rd graders. My 4th graders loved it though!

  37. Stephanie K.

    Great resource! Excited to try this one soon!

  38. Spring S.

    looking forward to using this resource! thanks!

  39. Shara H.

    My students loved this and are begging for more! Thanks for this fun resource!

  40. Primary Melting Pot

    Can’t wait to use this. I’ve purchased a few and a parent is putting them together for me. Thanks

  41. Kristine D.

    My students loved this! I bought all of them!

  42. Jenna F.

    Great resource!

  43. Monica T.

    Took some time to put together. The instructions were great!

  44. Buyer

    This was fantastic! I had fun putting it together and my class had a blast working together to save the zoo!

  45. Melissa Franklin

    I’m in love with these! Wish I could buy them all!

  46. Buyer

    This looks amazing and very thorough for a Challenging student activity unit. Thank you

  47. Rachel L.

    Can’t wait to use!!

  48. Rena H.

    Can’t wait to try this

  49. Cynthia M.

    Kids loved it!

  50. Adrienne N.

    Terrific resource!

  51. Patricia S.

    Looking forward to using this.

  52. Kelly Phibbs

    Love how detailed this resource is! So fun!

  53. Amy C.

    My kids loved it!

  54. Jan Moore

    This was so much fun! I can’t wait for my students to do another fun activity like this!

  55. shawna clendaniel

    Easy set up and great review! I bought three versions of this and each will work great in my GT class!

  56. dolores K.

    This material is too advanced for my grade three class now, but later in the year, they will love this engaging game.

  57. Kristin S.

    Thank you!

  58. Jennifer Gurley

    So fun!

  59. Sarah Siegel

    Awesome – super engaging! The kids loved it!

  60. Irina B.

    Def using this with my grade 3s. Thanks for making it!

  61. Janice J.

    Love It

  62. Helen Jo Morse

    These games are really fun! I think I should have all the 3rd grade versions by now 🙂

  63. Alaina R.

    Awesome!

  64. Mommy Hedrick

    Very fun! My Friday activity!

  65. Josie M.

    Awesome resource!

  66. Jennifer S.

    thanks

  67. Valerie Sheehan

    My students love playing math games. Excited to use!

  68. Kimberli H.

    Can’t wait to use it with my students.

  69. Ashley Koss

    Did this as a whole class activity, my students absolutely loved it, they didn’t even realize they were practicing their math skills!

  70. Kellsie Simons at The Turquoise Teacher

    My students are going to love this! I am always looking for ways to get them more engaged and this is going to help with that!

  71. Giraffes in Third

    Love this!

  72. Abigail L.

    So much fun!

  73. Stephanie A.

    My kiddos love these!

  74. sara C.

    Can’t wait to use this in my classroom!

  75. Cassandra H.

    I love the idea of the students working together and up and moving around the room! I can’t wait to try it this week!

  76. Karen E.

    My students love these activities! I can’t wait to try this one.

  77. Lisa Lilienthal

    Fantastic! Thank you!

  78. Victoria Celis Castillo

    These are so much fun! I did two at the end of the year with my class last year and it was a big hit. I’m looking forward to doing more this year. Thank you!

  79. Tawnya A.

    Very engaging!

  80. Christine S.

    Great way to review.

  81. Chelsea B.

    🙂

  82. April Smith

    Loved it

  83. Buyer

    1

  84. Kristy C.

    Once I finally figured out how to put it together, it was great. Thanks you!

  85. Emily B.

    Love this! Can’t wait to use it!

  86. Christy N.

    I love it! It went well with my zoo unit.

  87. Buyer

    This was so much fun! It definitely took my kids longer (way longer) than 45 minutes, but it was worth it! Great for a math review or end of unit fun!

  88. summer M.

    my third graders love cracking the classroom

  89. Laura Dazzle

    Fun for the teacher and students!

  90. Leslie H.

    Thank you! This is such a neat idea!

  91. Teaching with My Hands

    My students loved this one, just like your others. 🙂

  92. Hope E.

    Great project!

  93. Nicole L.

    I can’t wait to use this in my room.

  94. Megan Scroggins

    Can’t wait to try these! Thanks!

  95. Kelli P.

    Thanks!

  96. Lauren Campeau

    Can’t wait to try this activity! Thanks!

  97. Brenda W.

    Great idea-organized well!

  98. Kimberly Lynn

    My kids are going to LOVE this! What a fun, engaging way to review material.

  99. Brenda Tejeda

    So much fun!! What a great way to review skills. Thank you!

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