Multiplication & Division – 5th Grade Math Mermaid Treasure Escape Room
⭐ This 5th grade multiplication & division escape room is a truly immersive experience! Students complete challenges to help the fisherman get back his wallet from the mermaid who found it. To complete these challenges, students work through four math problem sets where they practice solving two-digit divisor division problems, word problems, and more. Students add their answers to the Mermaid Decoder Tool to help them unlock the secret codes and complete each challenge. This resource is highly engaging and a low prep activity with printable and digital formats both included!
⭐Comes in both digital Google Slides and printable formats, so it’s perfect for classroom and distance learning. In the digital format, the Mermaid Decoder Tool is a Google Sheet that self-corrects and tells each student when they can continue to the next challenge.
⭐ Integrated videos, thematic items, and a storyline come together to engage students while developing, enforcing, and reviewing multiplication & division skills.
*Please note: This does include embedded videos that are hosted via YouTube. Please ensure you and your students have access to YouTube.
✏️ Digital & Printable Versions – Google Slides/Forms and print formats make this resource perfect for classroom and distance learning. The digital format can be used dynamically in the classroom as a presentation while students complete each passage and question set in groups or individually.
✏️ Immersive Experience: Mermaid-themed, dynamic challenges, and engaging videos provide positive reinforcement and keep students engaged and focused.
✏️Skill Focused: Each question set was written to focus on the key mathematics skills of multiplication & division.
✏️Scaffolded Challenges: Challenges increase in difficulty as students progress through the escape room.
✏️No Prep/ Low Prep: Digital version requires NO PREP. The printable version is low prep: Just print the pages, place them in folders, and go. The printable version has the option to incorporate technology and videos through QR codes.
5th Grade Multiplication & Division “Mermaid’s Treasure” Escape Room
- Print and Digital Directions
- Challenge #1: Solve the two-digit divisor division problems to get the seashells.
- Challenge #2: Solve the word problems with two-digit divisors to get the fish eggs.
- Challenge #3: Solve the addition and subtraction problems to get the pearls.
- Challenge #4: Solve the multiplication and division problems to get the doubloons.
- Ooops Cards
- Recording Brochure
- Answer Key
Digital Version Links
- Google Slides Link for Digital Escape Room
- Google Forms Link for Decoding Tool
Please Note: This escape room is similar to the 4th grade version but with problems and skills at a 5th grade level.
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