So You Want to Build a Classroom Escape Room…


Classroom escape rooms (or breakout challenges) amp up the engagement and problem-solving opportunities in your classroom. The trick is to get kids used to the tool so you can use it with any content without having to explain the rules over and over again. Here’s how to make a classroom escape room work for you.

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? 1. Get your box and locks ready. 

The first thing you have to do is get your box ready and learn how to use your locks.

You can buy boxes and locks or just use digital breakout challenges from They are super supportive and can give you a great intro on how it all works.

If you want to build your own box (or you know someone handy), this tutorial can help: