Cracking the Classroom Code™ Back to School Getting to Know You Escape Room

$5.00

Will your class escape in time? Try this escape room style game with your students today! This is a fun game that is perfect for the back to school season. This game focuses on students getting to know each other. It is similar to a “Find Someone Who” game, but an escape room version. This activity is great for the first day of school, team building activities, and for students just getting to know each other! It is perfect for students in grades 3-6.

Description

Will your class escape in time? Try this escape room style game with your students today! This is a fun game that is perfect for the back to school season. This game focuses on students getting to know each other. It is similar to a “Find Someone Who” game, but an escape room version. This activity is great for the first day of school, team building activities, and for students just getting to know each other! It is perfect for students in grades 3-6.

Students are trying to rescue the principal who has been abducted by a group of sneaky aliens. They must solve a string of “find someone who” questions and clues, as well as decode different ciphers. If your class has never played an escape style game before, I suggest playing this as a whole class. However, materials are provided for up to 6 different groups to play at one time.

**Versions with and without QR codes included!

This is an interactive game where the students are timed. Students try and solve clues and questions to breakout and escape the classroom. You the teacher, can decide how much time your students have to complete the task. I 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). A paper is provided so students can write their work down. 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 question.

*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.

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552 reviews for Cracking the Classroom Code™ Back to School Getting to Know You Escape Room

  1. Ginger Frierson

    This was hit and my kids loved it!

  2. Buy

    This looked so fun, and I was really excited to do it! I only have 30 minutes for Guidance lessons, though, so ultimately I decided it would be too difficult (especially for 3rd graders) to accomplish in that amount of time. I’m hoping I can use it with 5th grade next year.

  3. Annjanae

    My 5th graders really enjoyed this.

  4. Jill

    Great resource! Thanks for all your hard work!

  5. Laura

    Fun way to start the school year! Directions were easy to follow, but setup took awhile.

  6. Buy

    Excellent! My students loved it! Easy assembly!

  7. Tiffany

    Great resource! So creative and engaging. It took my class almost an hour to complete the first time so make sure you have plenty of time the first time. I have since bought other activities and they love them all! Great for back to school and getting students excited about their new class!

  8. Shannon

    Very fun for my students. Thanks!

  9. Danielle

    Great escape room!!

  10. Mary B

    Very clear directions that made putting everything together simple. I would recommend making plenty of sets. I tried to use one with the whole class since it was their first time doing one, and I wouldn’t recommend that.

  11. Nicole Anglin

    My kids loved the end of the year activity so I bought these as a way to engage my new kiddos this year !

  12. Barbara M

    kids loved doing this

  13. Melina V

    Fun activity for the beginning of the year!

  14. Christine R

    Can’t wait to use this with my kids.

  15. Buye

    We enjoyed doing this activity!

  16. Jessica M

    Thank you for this activity. My kids loved it!

  17. Leeanda Rudy

    My kids loved this!!! Easy to use 🙂

  18. Buye

    Love this, and looking to purchase the October math one soon!

  19. Daniel B

    great

  20. Michelle S

    Nice resource

  21. Portia M

    My kids loved this!

  22. Julie P

    My classes had lots of fun rescuing our principal. They also learned a lot about each other by completing this activity. Thank you!

  23. Kathleen M

    Low prep and super fun!

  24. Jennifer M

    Love it!!

  25. Teaching Mrs Peterson

    I’m very excited to use this product!

  26. Darla H

    Fantastic resource!

  27. Sarah C

    I love this activity! It was easy to assemble, and I can’t wait to do this with my class tomorrow!

  28. Katie Allen

    Great back to school resource.

  29. suann F

    Great activity for the first few days. The kids loved it!

  30. wendy L

    Can’t wait to try this out!

  31. Plaisirs du primaire

    This will be my 1st escape room. I am excited to try it with my students! It took a bit to get my head wrapped around the instructions, but like you said, they are all structured the same way so after this one it will be smooth sailing for myself and the kids! Thank you!

  32. Lori D

    Such a fun idea! My students are going to love this!

  33. JoAnn M

    such a fun and creative way to get kids moving and getting to know each other

  34. MonSTARiffic Classroom

    Such a fun activity for the first day of school!

  35. Sasha Hayes

    Love the detailed instructions on this resource!

  36. Nicole P

    Great introduction to escape rooms for the classroom.

  37. Buye

    Amazing resource. Loved it!

  38. Julie M

    What fun! My class loved it!

  39. Lauren M

    These are so much fun for the kids, they have loved all of them.

  40. Miranda Buff

    Students loved it

  41. Katharine B

    I love this idea but didn’t realize it required so much prep. Hopefully it’s worth it!

  42. Stephanie W

    Excited to use this with my students!

  43. Casey B L

    My students will love this!

  44. Heather R

    A lot of prep but worth it. My students loved it!

  45. Buye

    A little difficult to set up, but awesome resource!

  46. Lisa W

    Students enjoyed this! Takes some preparation to put together.

  47. Buye

    My students love escape room challenges and this one was perfect for a back to school activity. Thank you!

  48. Buye

    I used this as a first day activity and my students loved it! It was a lot of prep but I a laminated everything so that should be a one time only job.

  49. sarah D

    I am so excited to play this with my students on Monday!

  50. Lauren T

    I’m excited to use this with my classes!

  51. Leah Matsuura

    Fun way to start the school year! Once you get the hang of the prep work, it’s a breeze to set-up. Thanks for putting this together!

  52. Leanna P

    A great way for the kids to connect- thanks!

  53. Jackie B

    This is a great and helpful resource! Thanks!

  54. Kimberly T

    The sheet for them to get signed was not included, so we had to improvise, but other than that, they loved it!

  55. Helena B

    Kids loved it Packet was a bit overwhelming at first

  56. Kyle L

    Eager to use it

  57. Emily J

    Can’t wait to use this with my class!

  58. Brenda B

    Will be a fun activity for my kids to do the first week of school

  59. Jennifer Williams

    This was great! Thank you!

  60. Sarah H

    Students enjoyed this, thanks!

  61. Kristi N

    So excited to try this out!!

  62. Amy Rodgers

    My students loved this activity! Thanks!

  63. Annie F

    Love!

  64. Rachel Z

    Love this! I had to use white-out in a few places to better fit with my classroom, but such a fun challenge!

  65. Julie M

    Love love love this. Just a lot of prep.

  66. Nancy W

    Love it

  67. Amy K

    Looks great! Tons of prep work though!

  68. Christine S

    I’m excited to try this with my class!

  69. Amanda L

    I bought this to test out with my summer school class of seven 3rd graders. It was my first escape room and I was nervous about managing the materials and walking the kids through it for the first time. Everything was so well organized and clear. I had no trouble at all! The kids absolutely loved it and now I plan to do it with my full class this fall.

  70. Sensational Science Stars

    I am so excited and looking forward to using this with my students. I have been wanting to try Escape Room activities for a while and this is perfect! Thank you!

  71. Kahn T

    Great resource.

  72. Leslie G

    Easy to follow set up instructions.

  73. Mireya P

    Amazing resource !

  74. Jennifer J

    A fun way to start the year!

  75. Debbie C

    Tried an end of the year escape and the class had a blast. Looking forward to trying this one at the beginning of the year. Thank you!

  76. Nicole J

    Took a long time to set up and a long time to complete but it was a fun activity.

  77. Dana D

    This is so much fun for a beginning of the year team building activity!

  78. Sophia L

    Such a fun and creative way of engaging students when they come back from summer!

  79. Amber Osterman

    My students ENJOYED this a lot!

  80. Miss Smith-Hall

    Fun!

  81. Julia A

    We had a lot of fun playing this game! I can say..I had a bit of difficulty understanding the cipher. I figured it out eventually haha

  82. Anita F

    This takes a little prep but my kids had a blast saving the principal.

  83. Jennifer M

    Thank you for creating this resource. I am new to 5th this year and was looking for something to “break the ice” with us all. This will work perfectly!

  84. elizabeth R

    super excited for this!

  85. May the 5th Be With You

    So much fun!

  86. Katherine M

    It was a lot of fun for the kids on the first day of school, but a bit challenging for some groups.

  87. Nicole L

    Great! Thank you!

  88. Darla D

    A lot of work to set up but the students loved it.

  89. Sarah C

    This looks fantastic! My 4th graders will really enjoy this resource while getting to know one another this upcoming school year!

  90. Regina S

    Terrific resource for my 5th grade math class

  91. Fun and Fantastic in Fifth

    Looks like this will be a fun get to know you activity.

  92. Anne Marie M

    Can’t wait to use this resource

  93. Jacquelynn B

    Can’t wait to do this with my class

  94. Jennifer T

    awesome!!!!

  95. vanessa F

    well organized

  96. lesha B

    sounds like it would be a great way to learn the school

  97. Teresa West

    One of my goals this year is to use escape rooms in my classroom. No better time to start than the beginning of the year.

  98. Erin P

    I love these products! Thank you!

  99. Laura W

    Great product!

  100. Jaime H

    Great for the first few weeks of school

  101. Sami S

    Super fun way to start the year! Thank you!

  102. Katlyn Sommer

    So much fun to do!

  103. Erin B

    Nice

  104. Brittany Mclean

    My students loved this cracking the code, it helped them get to know each other better along with getting them to move around

  105. Angela G

    My students LOVED this activity! They had so much fun!

  106. Excited in Elementary

    Love this!

  107. Lauren Carlini

    Love it!

  108. Brian P

    I cant believe how much fun my 6th grade had with this activity. They were engaged and just loving it. Its a great twist of your typical back to school activities.

  109. Erika H

    I am setting this up for the first week of school. Having read through everything myself, I am so excited! This group loves Escape Classrooms, so I know they will have a blast. Thanks!

  110. Christy S

    Can’t wait to do this the first week!

  111. Lyndsay C

    worked great

  112. Lauri Dykhuis

    Fun activity, thank you

  113. Carrie B

    Looking forward to using this!

  114. Stefanie W

    Great activity.

  115. Karen H

    Fun activity that had the kids scratching their heads, but proud of their work when they finished.

  116. Sarah O

    Awesome way to break the ice for my students. Thank you!

  117. Shannon Allen

    Awesome Resource!

  118. Michele Frayer

    My students love these.

  119. Buye

    My students had so much fun working on this activity! Thanks!

  120. Buye

    I am an honors pull out teacher. Love this activity. The most eye-opening part is the inability to follow directions…I’m glad I found that out now!

  121. Renee C

    great!

  122. Peachy Teachin with Ms Ponn

    Great resource! I’d recommend 60 + minutes, because the codes are pretty tough, but overall great. I love her escape rooms!

  123. Christine T

    Great resource thank you!

  124. Amber M

    Fun activity

  125. Tamara H

    Excited to use this the first week back!

  126. Shannon D

    Amazing

  127. Sonja S

    This was my first experience with escape classrooms (and my students) and we loved it!

  128. Hannah H

    Take the time to actually read everything and set up is clear and easy to follow!

  129. Erik H

    So much fun for my 5th graders. This was great to learn how they work individually and how they work with others.

  130. Lauren R

    My students loved when we did this last year. I cannot wait to use it again to start this year.

  131. Mrs Mitch

    Love this! Thanks!

  132. Samantha I

    Love this! Can’t wait to try it!

  133. bridget lester

    Great resource

  134. Lisa M

    Great fun!

  135. Tammy J

    Can’t wait to try this!!!!

  136. Buye

    Awesome work!!! Thanks 🙂

  137. Amy H

    Very fun!

  138. Buye

    This was great to use on Back to School Night when it was just me and my students!

  139. Deborah W

    Thanks, this worked great with my summer remediation group!!

  140. Erica C

    Thank you!

  141. Kalen J

    My students LOVED this last year and I can’t wait to use it again this year! Very engaging for the first days of school!

  142. Patricia P

    I love these products! Thank you

  143. Chella S

    Can’t wait to use this with my students!

  144. Marisa M

    Loving it!

  145. Glenda Daugherty

    I really like the graphics but it was a little confusing a first how to put it together. Once together it was great.

  146. Buy

    Looks so cool, cannot wait to use this September!

  147. Kelly

    I can’t wait to use this on the first day of school! So engaging and fun for the kids.

  148. Claire

    Awesome Resource!!

  149. Krista

    A great first day of school activity!

  150. orfa

    This is a great product and looks like a lot of fun. Looking forward to using it with my students. Thanks.

  151. Sasha

    My students loved this activity! I will recommed if this is your class first time doing the “escape” type games, defiently do it as a whole class first. It will save a lot of confussion.

  152. Fourth Grade ROCKS

    I can’t wait to use this for the first few days of school, perfect!:)

  153. Megan Oliver

    Fun way to start the year

  154. Tashara Soto

    awesome!!!

  155. Kristyn

    This will be an amazing resource for my students. Thanks!

  156. LaFave’s Ideas

    So excited to use this as a back to school activity!

  157. Life and Learning with Laura

    LOVE! Can’t wait to use it next week!

  158. Christine

    Excited to try this!!

  159. Laura Landry

    Cute!!

  160. Mary Ellyn Virgo

    This was a super fun activity! I used it for our “step up” when the rising class comes to visit. The third and fourth graders worked together to solve the mystery. They had a blast!

  161. Buy

    This looks so fun! I can’t wait to do this with my students!

  162. Margaret

    My students LOVE escape rooms. Thank you for making such a great “back to school” activity!

  163. Nicole Carter

    I’m so excited to use this resource in my classroom!! It’ll be a great beginning of the year activity!!

  164. Erin

    Great back to school activity!

  165. Kimberly

    Can’t wait to try this!!!

  166. Caitlen

    Thanks this is exactly what I was looking for!

  167. Melissa Parmele

    Once you set it up, it’s very fun!

  168. Buy

    Looking forward to my class completing this activity on our first day. Used the last day one in June and my kiddos loved it.

  169. Sydney Van Fossen

    I can’t wait to use this!

  170. Jessica

    I am excited to use this for the first day of school. Thank you!

  171. Kelcie

    Great product.

  172. Stephanie

    Can’t wait to use this with my kiddos 🙂

  173. All Eyes on Fifth

    Awesome product!!!

  174. Diane

    A little confusing to start, had to read several times, but the students will enjoy this at the beginning of the year.

  175. Samantha

    Can’t wait to do this with my kiddos next week!! 🙂 They are going to love it!

  176. Elizabeth

    Awesome product!!

  177. Buy

    Love all of the details instructions for those of us who have never done it before. Thanks!

  178. stephanie hebert

    Looks Fantastic! can’t wait to use it!

  179. Chandra

    I’m so excited to use this in my first few days at school!

  180. Corinne

    I love this! So glad I purchased this and I can’t wait to try it with my class!

  181. Buy

    Great resource! My students LOVED this

  182. Tammy

    A fun way to introduce the escape rooms the first week of school.

  183. Alex

    Wonderful resource! Easy to set up and I like the option of QR codes so that my students can use devices.

  184. Jenn

    Who doesn’t love a good ‘get to know’ you back to school activity…I love slowly building my classroom relationship thru the use of games and had to have this game for my new class!

  185. Buy

    Very fun idea

  186. Kathleen

    This looks like so much fun – yay!!!

  187. Jennifer Ferrante

    This looks great! So excited to use this with my learners!

  188. Will Teach for Cupcakes

    This is such an awesome resource!

  189. Sara

    This is such a neat idea to build classroom community within the first few days of school!

  190. Kcamnire

    thanks

  191. Buy

    Thank you for a great product!

  192. rory

    Super excited to use this the first week!

  193. Buy

    My kiddos absolutely loved this!!

  194. Misty Pace

    I’m excited to have my student complete this escape room the first week.

  195. Arika

    I can’t wait to use this the first week of school! Thanks!

  196. Tyhesha Judge

    Great work. Kids are going to love this

  197. Curriculum 101

    Great resource! Thanks

  198. Kimberley

    Great back to school activity. Kids loved this!

  199. Nicole

    Fantastic. I can’t wait to use this the first week of school!

  200. Wendi Gruber

    Excited to use this!

  201. Kim

    Confusing to set up, but pictures definitely help! Tried it with my kids at the end of the year, and they loved it. Will definitely use it first week of school.

  202. Kayla Short

    Can’t wait to use this!

  203. Christie

    Can’t wait to use this resource.

  204. Kelly

    Can’t wait to use this during the first week of school!

  205. Jennifer

    This will be happening the first week of school!

  206. Savanah

    This was so fun to use with my students during the first week of school. They had a great time working together and getting to know each other. I will be using it again this year.

  207. Buy

    This is a great resource! It is a huge time saver and my students loved it. Thank you!

  208. Cynthia

    These are so awesome I own them all! My students love to work together on these escape rooms!

  209. Amber

    Thanks!

  210. Mariana Estrada

    Thank you so much! My kids love escaped rooms and this one is perfect for the back to school year!

  211. Larryce

    Thank you

  212. Nicole Slickers

    Super excited to use this in my classroom this year!!

  213. Jill Russ

    Such a fun way to start the year!

  214. Elise

    Something fun for the beginning of the year! Thanks!

  215. Erica

    My students get so excited when I pull out on of your Escape Rooms!

  216. Montana Chapman

    love how specific everything is!

  217. Sarah

    I’m so excited to use this the first day of school!

  218. Tanya

    Iloved using this for BTS last year! I am going to do it again this year!

  219. Carol

    I love using the Escape Rooms with my students. They never disappoint.

  220. Nicole

    I can’t wait to use this for the first week of school!

  221. Carrie

    I can. not. WAIT! to use this in my room! My students will love it! Thank you!!

  222. Devon

    Great resource!

  223. Darci

    Great product! Thanks!

  224. Loretta

    Great idea for back to school. Loved it!

  225. Megan

    Great fun for the start of school

  226. Alexis Miller

    Great first week of school activity

  227. Elyse

    Great back to school activity for the first week. It allows kids to get up out of their seats and get moving!

  228. Sprinkles of Elementary

    Great activity for the upper elementary grades! Very engaging.

  229. Michaele

    FUN! ENGAGING!

  230. Marcie

    Excited to try this!

  231. Gretchen

    Everyone had fun with this!

  232. Misti W

    The students loved this game

  233. Amanda Lonberg

    The pictures along with the instructions are VERY helpful! I’m excited to use this at the beginning of the new school year.

  234. Wendi M

    The directions and amount of paper to print were daunting at first glance, but the feedback indicates that it is easy to follow once you read through it. Time consuming to set up, but the students will LOVE this. Thank you!

  235. Britney

    Such a fun way to introduce the kids to each other and to escape rooms.

  236. Madeline Morgan

    so fun!

  237. Christina W

    My students LOVED this – it was a great way to get to know each other. My principal also loved hearing all about being “abducted”

  238. Cindy Bradwisch

    Love, Love, Love!!! Can’t wait to use this resource in a few weeks with my new class. Thank you!

  239. Teacher’s Gumbo

    I love this! I can’t wait to do this with my new set of kiddos 🙂

  240. Oodles of Goodies

    I love all of the Cracking the Classroom Codes! They are so easy to put together and the kids love them!

  241. Tricia P

    I am super excited to use this! I think the kids will love it.

  242. E Y

    Great beginning of the year resource! I can’t wait to do this with my class the first full week of school!

  243. Kerry C

    Excited to try this for the first time this year

  244. Meagan V

    Another fantastic Crack the Code. Can’t wait to try this with my second graders 🙂 Any tips for modifying this for ELL students?

  245. Stacey B

    These are sooooo good!!

  246. Buye

    So super excited to use with both of my blocks this year!

  247. Rebecca R

    So fun and easy to set up

  248. Michelle C

    I’m excited to complete an Escape the Room activity with my class!

  249. Melissa G

    These are just amazing! So much fun and so well made, my students LOVE these!

  250. Kelly Phibbs

    I have used so many Crack the Codes in my classroom and the students adore them. This really build communication skills, collaboration and engagement. I plan to use this resource on the first day with my 2nd graders and I am super excited! Thank you!

  251. Jennifer M

    Super fun way to start the school year!

  252. Cynthia Z

    Can’t wait to use this! Thank you!!

  253. Madeline C

    I’m so excited to try this with my class! Thank you for making everything so clear.

  254. Jennifer L

    Thanks for this great resource!

  255. Shannon V

    Such a fun activity!

  256. Jamie S

    Looking forward to using this at the start of the school year!

  257. Courtney E

    Very easy to use and fun!

  258. Tiffany L

    This is such a fun and creative way to get students collaborating at the beginning of the year! I cannot wait to set this up for my new class!

  259. Jennifer O

    Students liked this as a back to school activity.

  260. Abbie W

    My summer school kids loved this during our first week!

  261. Lindsay Kyle Creations

    I cannot wait to use this in my classroom!

  262. Traci Tury

    I am super excited to use this at the beginning of the school year. Thanks!

  263. Michael K

    My third graders are going to love doing this when school starts back!

  264. Randi E

    Love this escape room and the classroom community it builds in the beginning of the year. Really resourceful and a good reinforcement.

  265. Jennifer H

    I have been meaning to do an escape room activity with my students. This one will get the year off on the right foot!

  266. Tiffany R

    I am so excited to use this activity with my homeschool group on our first day back to school. I know they are absolutely going to love it!

  267. Kari Gemar

    Really fun activity!

  268. Elsa M

    Fantastic activity! I used this with a multi-age group of summer campers, and they all loved it! Looking forward to bringing it to the classroom 🙂

  269. linda D

    Very excited to use this!

  270. Wendy P

    super fun

  271. Barb Hansen

    Perfect for the beginning of the year!

  272. Carla K

    My students LOVE these!

  273. Denis

    Used for a summer school class – students enjoyed it. Thanks for sharing.

  274. Buye

    This activity looks like so much fun. Can’t wait to try it to start this new school year.

  275. Cool Catz Teach

    So pumped to use this for the beginning of the year!

  276. The Science Haberdashery

    So excited to use this in August

  277. Amanda E

    My students LOVED this! Thank you!

  278. Sara F

    I can’t wait to use these! Thanks for making my life easier by sharing your creative genius!

  279. kristen K

    Fun!

  280. Ashle

    Can’t wait to play this with my students soon! My kids last year loved escape games. Thanks

  281. Amy B

    This was so much fun, looking forward to using it this year.

  282. Bridgette S

    This was great! Our principal even played along! Will be using again this year!

  283. Mandy Gross

    Cute!

  284. Dianna D

    My students had fun. It does take time to set up the envelopes

  285. Erika Holder

    My kids can’t get enough of these!

  286. Erika M

    Cannot wait to use it

  287. Debbi H

    It is looks complicated, but your directions are helping. Looking forward to using this in a couple of weeks. Great job!

  288. Sunshine Robbins

    I am so excited to bring these types of games to my classroom.

  289. Sarah S

    Can’t wait to try this!!

  290. Kathy H

    Kids will love this

  291. Buye

    SO creative and cute!

  292. Michelle B

    A great resource, the class loved it. It does take a bit of prep at the start but then you can use this for a number of years so it’s no biggie.

  293. Ashley Reyes

    This game looks great! If it goes over with my students as well as I expect, I will be buying more!

  294. The English Major

    -Thank you! These will be very useful!

  295. Buye

    Excellent activity!

  296. Buye

    Loved this! Looking forward to using it again next year!

  297. Christine Montroy

    Fun activity for the first days of school.

  298. Yolanda

    I’m looking forward to using this new resource with students this year. I’m sure it will be very beneficial for their learning.

  299. Stephanie

    I’m so excited to use this the first week of school!

  300. Janean

    I love Cracking the Classroom Code because it truly is so easy to do once you’ve done the first one. This adventure engages my students and I love how it challenges me to let them have productive struggle!

  301. Victoria Baker

    This looks like so much fun!! I have an awesome principal who will have as much fun with this as I will!!

  302. Teachy Keen

    This is going to be great to do the first week!

  303. Robyn

    Looking forward to using this this year!

  304. Courtney

    I love these!

  305. Pam

    Thank you. Love this.

  306. Brianne Seamans

    Thank you! A Grade 5/6 class loved it.

  307. Seeds Of Knowledge

    Wonderful way to build community and engagement the first week of school while working on procedures for Escape the Classroom.

  308. Jojuana

    These are so engaging! I used one right before Christmas vacation and my students were on task until the very end. Starting the new school year with one should be a great team building experience.

  309. kbergner

    I’m sorting through it all right now. I can’t wait to use this with my kids this coming year. Great work!

  310. Nicole

    Cant wait to use this

  311. Buy

    I can’t wait to use this! Thank you!

  312. Owl Worksheets

    My students had so much fun with this!

  313. Jaclyn

    I’m looping from 4th to 5th grade with my class so I was looking for new activities. I have previously purchased and enjoyed the holiday around the world classroom code so I’m excited to use this one. Thanks for your hard work.

  314. Sarah P

    This is so much fun! I use this on the first day every year to get to know the kids but also to walk them through the process. Then I can put them in teams for all the content based resources. Thanks!

  315. Jordan J

    Was a lot of fun and engaging for the students for their first week back!

  316. Velcro and Visuals

    just what I wanted!

  317. Amanda S

    This activity was so much fun!

  318. TheRiversideTeacher

    Love the creativity of this product!

  319. Caitlin M

    Love this product. My kids had so much fun. Some of the steps were not applicable to my class, but adjustments were easy and simple.

  320. Stephanie F

    I used escape rooms for the first time last year and my kiddos loved them. I am super excited to use this at the beginning of this coming year as a get to know you activity.

  321. Annie Swantek

    Love

  322. Benjamin H

    Loved this! So fun to use at the start of the year!

  323. Wendy N

    My kids had an absolute blast doing this! It was an open house activity I had for visiting students and they really had fun! Easy to use and quick to set up.

  324. Amanda V

    Using this in the first couple of days of school! Looking through all the tasks, it seems that it will be easy for the learners to understand!

  325. Michelle D

    Thank you, very excited to do this with my students

  326. Buye

    My students love this!

  327. Molly F

    My students loved doing this as a Back-to-School activity.

  328. Krista P

    I can’t wait to use this next year! I now the kids are going to love it!

  329. Heather E

    I can’t wait to use this resource! What a wonderful way to kick off a new year. The directions provided are clear and easy to follow.

  330. Teaching On Grace Street

    I can’t wait to use this next year. Our staff will be using it at staff orientation and then I will use it with my fourth graders in September. I have purchased and used two of your escape rooms in my class this past year and they were a hit. Thank you for all work you put into this. These will be in my classroom for years to come!

  331. Kaylin C

    This was so engaging! Great resource!

  332. Kerry T

    Extremely well put together, no errors, easy to use, great instructions – and the kids love it! 70 full minutes of complete class engagement!

  333. Sonya S

    Great resource! Very helpful for planning!

  334. Elizabeth

    My students loved this! Great activity to see how they work together at the beginning of the year.

  335. Samantha

    Love these!

  336. April

    Lots of prep, but SO worth it!

  337. Alexis Seidl

    Great resource! I can’t wait to use this with my students next year.

  338. Bailey Scott

    We LOVE escape rooms! I can’t wait to use this with my next group of kiddos.

  339. Brittani Canipe

    I can’t wait to use this next year. I’ve loved all of your escape rooms I’ve tried!

  340. Julie

    Can’t wait to use this to start off the year. Crack the Code activities are current and engaging for students. The graphics and colors make it seem exciting.

  341. Erin

    Can’t wait to use this next year!

  342. Sydney

    cant wait to do this at the beginning of the year

  343. Kim R

    This is a fun activity, it just takes a little prep. My class loved it!

  344. Everett Larson

    SOOOOOO FUN! Very telling of a student or team’s ability to work together and reason.

  345. Heather S

    awesome.

  346. Nerinda Hodgson

    just what I was looking for

  347. Sabrina Joyner

    This is great. I can’t wait to use it!

  348. Denise B

    Can’t wait to use at the start of the year!

  349. Rachel M

    My students have loved all of the other Cracked the Code things that we have done. I am looking forward to starting the year off next year with this activity.

  350. Joan T

    Good resource

  351. Kim S

    This was a great way to start our year together. It made the students build team skills and be engaged for the typical classroom routines which can often get tiresome.

  352. Bridget Taylor

    Very excited to try this during the first week of school!

  353. Buye

    Thank you – can’t wait to try this next year!

  354. Buye

    Love these; can’t wait to use this!

  355. Gregory H

    Great resource. Engaging and fun.

  356. Pamela L J

    What a great addition to getting to know you activities!

  357. Staci C

    Cannot wait to use this next year!!

  358. Nova Pleman

    Your instructions are extremely thorough – thanks! PS I think, in the first picture for the 1st envelope, you show the supply cards but don’t mention to put them in the first 2 envelopes with the pictured question cards. You do say it later, and I figured out how to follow the pics for setup… but you may want to go back and check that part out. 🙂

  359. Jillian Westerfield

    This is great!

  360. Bailey N

    I can’t wait to use this at the beginning of the year!

  361. Lauren

    Such a fun game!

  362. Buy

    I used the Winter Sports Cracking the Classroom Code and was so excited to see a Back to School version. I am looking forward to starting the year with a new activity

  363. Fun in Second Grade Grade

    These are great. My students loved it. I found the 6×9 envelopes at the Dollar Tree and there were 6 in a pack for $1.00. I used those for the entire project. I cut one 6×9 in half to use for the small envelopes. This worked out great for me because both ends would be sealed with no added expense of different types of envelopes.

  364. Buy

    Loved this activity with my kids during the first week!

  365. Shelia

    I bought this at the beginning of the year but have only just now (May) had a chance to really dig into it. I plan to use it with my gifted students.

  366. Midwestern Miss

    Used this for 7th grade SPED students, worked great for group collaboration.

  367. Buy

    Love this idea!

  368. Kimberly

    I cannot wait to try this with my class next year! I think they will love it and keep them engaged!

  369. Donna

    I cannot wait to use this resource next year! I am sure my students will love it! Thanks.

  370. Alexandera T

    This is so wonderful! I love using escape rooms for my students. It really promotes perseverance and self-learning.

  371. Amy W

    will be a great tool

  372. Leslie R

    OMGosh this is AWESOME! I have it all set up and can’t wait to use it for Summer School with a different bunch of kiddos than I usually teach. A lot of time and thought went into this project and it is so appreciated! Thanks!

  373. Katelyn B

    Worth every penny. Great way to introduce your classroom to students and have them work as a team. I love these products and keep buying the different versions!

  374. Amy H

    Love this back to school activity!

  375. Lauren Martinez

    Bought this to start off the year next year. I used the pirate escape the room as a test prep and the kids LOVED it so I am looking to incorporate throughout the year and this will be a great resources to set the scene and expectations as well as a tool to get to know the students!

  376. Beth B

    Fun

  377. BilingualBlanca

    Great! Thanks!

  378. Chelsea P

    Perfect for back to school. Opens kids up because they have no idea what to talk about with new people.

  379. Brenda M

    Looks good! Didn’t get to try it this year, but plan to use it in the fall.

  380. Jenna P

    I can’t wait to use this at the beginning of the year. I do a couple escape room type of review games so this will be an easier way to introduce them.

  381. Katie at Thrilling 3rd Grade Adventures

    This is adorable and very fun!

  382. Kristen Price

    Kids are begging to do it again (they don’t care that they know the answers lol) so will def be purchasing others.

  383. Katelyn

    My students loved this

  384. Diana Allred

    Looks great and saves me time as a first-year teacher! Looks fun and engaging for the students while hitting the content needed.

  385. kathryn

    Great Back to school acitivity

  386. Mallory Scott Packard

    I can not wait to use this. It’s a bit difficult to understand but I’ll spend more time before doing it

  387. Leanne

    I’m looking forward to using this in my class.

  388. Brenda Wimett

    Great team building activity. My kids loved it!

  389. Lisa W

    Great ice breaker.

  390. angela D

    great!

  391. Small Fish Big Pond Teaching

    so fun for the beginning of the year!

  392. Natalie Hegger

    This was a lot of fun, thanks!

  393. shaquita D

    :).

  394. Wonders Made Easy

    Great resource!! Thank you!!

  395. Beth K

    I love working on these with my students! They are always so involved!

  396. niki S

    Thank you!

  397. Amy H

    Great resource! Kids enjoyed this

  398. Elizabeth L

    Great idea!

  399. Lynn W

    Directions were very clear. Follow the step by step directions and this works perfectly

  400. Buy

    I’ll be using this next school year

  401. Laura

    My students had a blast doing this as a whole group. We tried it in small groups but it was too difficult for them. They did this at the beginning of the school year for grade 2.

  402. April

    Loved it!!

  403. Keely

    So much fun:)

  404. Catherine

    I loved this, however I think it works better with several small teams, in an area bigger than a classroom, as a race. This requires multiple copies of the clues.

  405. Kaylee

    My middle school resource Language Arts class did this the first couple of days of school, it was a great activity for them to get to know eachother.

  406. Heather Teague

    This was so cute and the kids loved it!

  407. Joanne B

    Can’t wait to use this!!

  408. Ladybug’s Lounge

    This seems like a lot of fun! Thanks!

  409. Lindsey Kirk

    Awesome, thanks!

  410. Amber H

    Lots of prep, but so worth it! The kids had a blast.

  411. Susan J

    Thank you for a great resource! Kids had a lot of fun.

  412. Robin V

    Thank you for this fun activity.

  413. Dualanguage

    Great activity for the first week of school!

  414. Franchesca H

    We had so much fun doing this as a class. Thank you!

  415. Dayna B

    Great resource, my kids had a blast and I learned a lot about them!

  416. Carrigan’s Creative Creations

    I cannot wait to try this! I have legitimately bought all of your Cracking the Codes this week and I am SO excited to go in on my day off tomorrow to get them all printed and prepared! 🙂 Thank you for awesome products!

  417. Ashley Dumont

    We haven’t played this yet, but I can’t wait to use it next year in my classroom.

  418. The Way they Learn

    So much fun

  419. Tootsie and Teed

    So much fun!! Thank you!

  420. Lisa Rounds

    Students love these!

  421. Buye

    So much fun!!

  422. Tracy B

    Very helpful. Thanks!

  423. Nicole

    Fantastic thank you!

  424. Natalie

    This is awesome for back to school!

  425. Kristy

    My students loved loved loved this!!! Will be using again at the beginning of next year!!! Thank you for a fantastic item!

  426. Stephanie

    Great resource. Kids loved it!

  427. Heather

    Great product, thanks!

  428. Shannon

    What a great way to get to know the classroom!

  429. Rachelle

    The kids loved this!

  430. Kimberly R

    A fun and engaging activity the children loved! Required a lot of set up time.

  431. Dina D

    Students enjoyed this for beginning of the year activity.

  432. Miss Ida Spider

    perfect addition to the classroom

  433. Serena C

    I loved this Cracking the Classroom Code! My students had so much fun! I am going to buy more cracking the code games for my students. Can’t wait to use all of them!

  434. Leanna E

    Fun

  435. Megan T

    Fun resource! Can be used at the beginning of the year but takes a lot of prep.

  436. Jennifer T

    My kids loved this. I had to modify it some but it still worked out. Thank you.

  437. Buye

    Very organized. Can’t wait to use!

  438. Inclusion In 2nd

    Super engaging and perfectly fits with the lessons in our math program

  439. Bowman’s Book Bits

    I love this! Thank you

  440. Melody M

    I love the clarity and the bold images. I look forward to using this in my classroom.

  441. Ms Amukina

    I appreciate the hard work, effort and quality put into this resource. It is a resource that has 188 pages so it is complicated at first to understand how it works. But after reading it 2/3 times and understand how it works, I think it is a great resource and my students will love it. I am looking forward to putting it into practice

  442. Elizabeth Z

    My students loved this!!

  443. Buye

    This was a fun way to start the year!

  444. Martha D

    The kids had fun with this activity.

  445. Tanya

    So much fun! Thanks so much!

  446. Whitney

    My students loved this! And I did too:) I highly recommend it! Thank you:)

  447. Julie

    This was SO MUCH FUN!!!

  448. Robin Richie

    Awesome:)

  449. a

    lots of fun

  450. Courtney

    Awesome product!

  451. Sarah

    Can’t wait to use this with my Year 5 class in week 1! I think it is going to be a blast 🙂

  452. Buy

    Always fun!

  453. Leighan Z

    awesome

  454. leia J

    Everyone loved this activity! Easy to follow directions

  455. Chris Jones

    Assembly was easy and the kids really enjoyed it.!

  456. Shea Z

    Great to use for a beginning of the year activity! Set-up seems difficult at first, but easy to follow directions when you have everything printed off!

  457. Jana U

    A fun way to start the year

  458. Francine B

    Students had fun with this!

  459. Dawn N

    This was fun!

  460. Melissa E

    This items has EVERYTHING! It did take a bit of work on the front end, but the kids loved it–what a great way to start the year!

  461. Mary R

    After the set up, my kids loved it!

  462. Kim M

    Students loved this so much they begged me to get more!

  463. It’s all CUPCAKES and BRUSSEL SPROUTS

    Using this in my enrichment club! Can’t wait, it made it simple!

  464. Kori Schultz

    So fun! Can’t wait to try more content-based activities as the year goes on!!

  465. Kimberly M

    I’m so glad that I discovered these! My kids had a great time doing them! Thanks for making such a complete product!

  466. Kristen P

    Great back to school game!

  467. Lori R

    The kids loved this activity. Thank you!

  468. Julie

    So much thought was put into this product. I love the color options provided. A little time like others said to set up but well worth it. My students had fun.

  469. Buy

    My students absolutely loved this activity! It took me a little while to organize everything but it was totally worth it!

  470. Cassandra B

    Took me a bit of time to get it all set up, but it was worth it! The kids had a blast reviewing procedures with this fun and engaging lesson!

  471. Heather M

    Took a while to set up but the directions were easy to understand.

  472. Brenda W

    We saved our principal!!!

  473. Krystal S

    Thank you!!

  474. Emily V

    Loved it!

  475. Serina A

    Lots of fun! Agree… third graders do need some help figuring out the cipher. But a great team building activity!

  476. Heena Ali

    I tried this with my third graders, many of them found it challenging, however with some guidance, they were able to solve the clues. Maybe it’s just this group, I’ll definietly try it again next year with a different group of students and see if it works deifferently.

  477. Deanna F

    Great activity for back to school!

  478. Christie D

    Fun!!!!

  479. Elizabeth B

    4th Graders loved this!

  480. Sharon A

    What a fun activity for the beginning of the year! Looking forward to trying this with my students soon!

  481. Buye

    The students lived this activity! I will definitely use next year!

  482. Alicia L

    My kids enjoyed this!

  483. Third and Goal

    Love this!!

  484. Jessica T

    Fun for beginning of school!

  485. Melissa H

    This was so much fun. It takes a little prep but was easy to prepare. My students did it whole group since it was our first one and had a blast.

  486. Literacy Loves Company

    This was my classes favorite first week activity! They were excited from the moment I mentioned it all the way through finding the Principal. There was a lot of prep involved (I chose to do small groups), but it was totally worth it in the end. My students were fully engaged for a solid hour and all I had to do was sit back and watch their teamwork, interactions, and engagement. So much fun! I highly recommend!

  487. Kate W

    Thank you. Can’t wait to try this activity!

  488. Jessica A

    My students loved this! They keep asking to play another one!

  489. Pirating Through second grade

    My class loved this!

  490. Christy D

    Kids loved it!

  491. Kathleen H

    This has become a staple of my BTS!

  492. Jennifer C

    Great for the first week of school

  493. Katherine M

    Great first day activity! However, my students needed more than 45 minutes as a whole group…! The visual pictures for setup were super helpful. Thanks!

  494. Yvonne G

    Fun and challenging for the students!

  495. Stephanie Sargent

    🙂 🙂 Thank goodness for those pictures!

  496. Lauren S

    Absolutely love it! Thank You!!

  497. Fearless in Fourth with Arielle Pickrel

    🙂

  498. Heather K

    Super!

  499. Isabella B

    Comprehensive and very creative! Thank you!

  500. Sneaking into Second

    Amazing resource! Thank you 🙂

  501. karri frost

    Thanks! This was wonderful and fun!

  502. Theo Anderson

    Love this resource!

  503. Diane W

    I can’t wait to use this product on the first day of school. The directions were very clear!

  504. Melissa Ritchie

    Great activity

  505. Jennifer F

    Can’t wait to use!

  506. Buye

    Can’t wait to use it!

  507. Dawn H

    Thank you for this fun game. We enjoyed playing it on the first day of school and I plan on using more in the future.

  508. Ashley G

    I thought this was the cutest idea!

  509. Wendy R

    I plan to use during the second week of school. Looks fun!

  510. Chandra Youngblood

    awesome!

  511. Alianna W

    Can’t wait to use this on the first day of school to help students get acquainted with one another and the classroom. When I first downloaded and printed everything, it looked very complicated to set up, but your step-by-step directions made it so EASY! It took about 5 minutes to put all the cards in the envelopes. This is so creative and cute!

  512. Jenny Hartvigsen

    Thanks.

  513. The Fun Teacher

    This is awesome! Can’t wait to use it.

  514. Tracey M

    I am so excited to use this with my 4th grade class!

  515. Emily C

    So fun! Love this resource!

  516. Michelle Ray

    looks great, can’t wait to use!

  517. Jessica S

    Looking forward to trying this activity on the 3rd day of 3rd grade in my classroom! Thanks

  518. Kindergarten Klutter

    So excited to use this!

  519. Trial and Error Teaching

    Nice product! Looking forward to using it at the beginning of the year!

  520. Sheri R

    Kids will love this!

  521. Ericka B

    Excited to use this the first week of school. Thanks for your hard work!

  522. Buye

    Can’t wait to use this with my 4th graders!

  523. wendy L

    Very anxious to use this the first week of school. The students will love it. I have just printed and am starting to put envelopes together, am taking the suggestion to do first one whole group like recommended. Thank you for putting this all together!

  524. Alexis M

    LOVE!!

  525. Kim F

    I think my students will enjoy this.

  526. Kara Pringle

    this is great

  527. Kate Page

    I am so excited to start school with this awesome game. Getting to know everyone will be even more fun, thank you!

  528. Stacey B

    Great activity to start the year! Can’t wait to use it.

  529. Fun in 403

    What a fun activity!

  530. Samatha M

    I can’t wait to play this with my students the first week of school!

  531. Crystal V

    Perfect for the first week of school!

  532. sarah D

    Cannot wait to use this! Thank you.

  533. Julia Stevenson

    I can’t wait to do this in my classroom!

  534. Katie D

    I am very excited to use this the first week of school 🙂

  535. Andrea S

    I am really looking forward to the beginning of school and using this with my students. It was be an exciting change of pace for them, and an awesome way for them to get re-aquainted after the summer break.

  536. Tabitha S

    Excited to try!

  537. Buye

    Can’t wait to try this with my class.

  538. Buye

    This is very detailed and highly engaging. Thanks!

  539. Wendy T

    Can’t wait to try this!

  540. Kathleen B

    This looks like so much fun! Thank you!

  541. Julie S

    What a fun game to start the year with.

  542. cassandra H

    awesome!!

  543. yoyomaria D

    What a great way to begin the new school year. Thank you.

  544. Happy Helpers

    Thanks! Can’t wait to use this. Great way to start the year!

  545. Lorna M

    Love it. Can’t wait to use it this fall.

  546. Stephanie D

    Looks great! Can’t wait to use it!

  547. Tamara G

    Brilliant! Cant wait to use this with my students

  548. Sara D

    The Escape Room concept is so huge right now- the kids will LOVE this!

  549. Elementary Teacher’s Pet

    This is awesome! I can not wait to use this. I love that this will get the kids to get to know each other but not in the same boring way that I have been doing it for years. Thank you for creating this!

  550. morgan daley

    Thanks!!

  551. Patricia M D

    I am so pumped to use this the first week of school. My media specialist introduced me to the breakout box activities. I can’t wait to use these type of activities in Literacy.

  552. Lizbeth

    I love these. My students love these.

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