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Marvin Measurement’s Treasure Box – Whole Class Game

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13 pages (PDF)|This resource is suitable for Grades: 4 - 6

A whole class game that consolidates your students’ knowledge of measurement concepts – in a fun way!

Marvin Measurement has secured some precious treasure in a locked box, protected by a four-digit code. He created four measurement puzzles and a riddle for you to solve. By correctly completing the puzzles, you will have the four digits needed to open the locked box and gain access to the treasure within!

Your task is to solve the four measurement puzzles to find the digits needed to unlock the treasure box. Use the final riddle to put the four digits in the correct order. The first group to work out the combination to the lock can open the treasure box and keep the contents!

The activities include angles dominoes, a 24-hour time polygon puzzle, a unit of measurement maze and a shape word search.

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  • Ashe Hogan

    Hi. Can you provide a picture of the dominoes activity solution for clarification/self-marking please?

    Comment by Ashe Hogan on September 6, 2018 at 8:14 pm


    • Kristian Kristian

      Hi Ashe,
      This has been added and is available as a download option.
      If there is anything else I can assist you with, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

      Official comment by Kristian on September 19, 2018 at 9:44 am


    • Alexia Talbot

      I was just thinking the same thing! Thanks for asking, and Teach Starter thanks for providing a visual 🙂

      Comment by Alexia Talbot on September 19, 2018 at 10:12 pm


    • Kristian Kristian

      Hi Alexia, no problem, glad we could help.
      If there is anything else I can assist you with, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

      Official comment by Kristian on September 20, 2018 at 8:51 am


  • Kylie Edney

    Where can I find the angles domino’s solution?

    Comment by Kylie Edney on November 15, 2018 at 7:36 am


    • Kristian Kristian

      Hi Kylie,
      If you click the little arrow next to the ‘Download’ button, the solution is the final option in the drop-down menu.
      If there is anything else I can assist you with, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

      Official comment by Kristian on November 16, 2018 at 8:10 am


  • Carmen

    My Students absolutely loved this activity! It was so engaging and allowed students of varied abilities to work together. Please tell me that there are more investigation / code cracking activities like this coming soon?

    Comment by Carmen on November 20, 2018 at 9:35 am


    • Kristian Kristian

      Hi Carmen,
      We have a large range of these code cracking games and activities being worked on at the moment. We hope to have them available as both paper and digital interactives early next year. Keep checking the site, an announcement will be made when they are active. Thanks so much for your interest. If there is anything else I can assist you with please let me know.

      Official comment by Kristian on November 20, 2018 at 10:07 am


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Resource Updates

  • Added Dominos solution

    Addition by Kristian 18th Sep, 2018

  • Fixed an error on the Marvin's Measurement Maze. The last two questions on the pathway were doubled up.

    Fix by Holly (Teach Starter) 27th Aug, 2018

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