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Mini-Mystery – What Is the Shoe's Name? – Interactive PowerPoint

PowerPoint | 10 pages|Grades: 2 - Lower - 6

An engaging warm-up activity about a shoe with a mysterious name.

Use this fun brain break activity as a reward for students after completing a set amount of work. It can also be used as a warm-up when returning to class after a break.

Read all the statements very closely to determine the name of the shoe!

View the presentation in ‘Slide Show’ mode to allow the interactive buttons and animations to function correctly.

After solving the mystery, why not get all your students to name their shoes! One of my shoes is called ‘Captain’ and the other is called ‘Tripsalot’.

You can find a paper-based version of this mini-mystery here:

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  • A clip from our 'Brain Break' webinar, that features this mini-mystery and how it can be used, has been added to the resource post.

    Addition by Paul (Teach Starter) May 31st, 2021

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