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# The Case of the Missing Football – Estimating Products Escape Activity

• Updated:  20 Oct 2023

Uncover the identity of the thief who stole the football with a printable estimating products escape room activity.

• Non-Editable:  PDF

• Pages:  1 Page

• Years:  4 - 5

teaching resource

# The Case of the Missing Football – Estimating Products Escape Activity

• Updated:  20 Oct 2023

Uncover the identity of the thief who stole the football with a printable estimating products escape room activity.

• Non-Editable:  PDF

• Pages:  1 Page

• Years:  4 - 5

Uncover the identity of the thief who stole the football with a printable estimating products escape room activity.

## Solve the Mystery of the Missing Football! An Escape-Room Style Activity!

Are you looking for a fun and engaging way to turn your students into problem solvers, detectives and mathematicians? Look no further than a printable Escape Room-style game that combines the exciting elements of maths and mystery with a football thievery theme. This immersive experience will surely capture your students’ attention and provide a unique learning opportunity. Don’t miss out on this chance to transform your classroom into an exciting escape room adventure!

## Crack the Case: Who Stole the Football?

Embark on a thrilling detective adventure where your students will flex their estimating products skills and solve the curious case of the stolen football. With secret codes to crack, clues to follow and maths magic to eliminate suspects, they will be fully engaged and eager to learn. From maths mazes to numerical riddles, this mystery is packed with excitement and suspense. Get ready for a riveting journey that will leave your students feeling confident and accomplished.

This printable activity requires students to solve problems, including

• Determining if a product is reasonable or not
• Finding factors that could be used for an estimated product
• Rounding factors and multiplying
• Using compatible numbers to multiply
• Determining which estimation strategy gives an answer that is closest to the actual product

## Get Your Teacher-Created Estimation Activity!

We are thrilled to offer you our expertly crafted resource to help your students master the art of estimating products. Our team at Teach Starter is passionate about empowering teachers just like you to create engaging and memorable lessons effortlessly. With our support, your students are sure to excel and feel confident in their abilities.

Exciting news! You can easily access this fantastic resource right now! Select the Editable Google Slides file or the quick-print PDF version by clicking the dropdown arrow on the Download button. Your lesson plans will be ready in no time!

We recommend printing a single copy of pages 1-6, then using your copy machine’s book-fold functions to make small workbooks for each group of students. If you prefer full-size pages, simply run them front to back and staple them into a packet.

This resource was created by Cassandra Friesen, a Teach Starter Collaborator.

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