teaching resource

Mini-Mystery – Who Won the Race?

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 2 pages | Years: 2 - 6

A fun, logic-based activity where students read clues to solve the mystery.

This teaching resource can be used as an engaging warm-up activity or task for fast finishers.

Use it as a stimulus for the whole class or distribute to individual students.

Students read the statements made by the characters and the Cold Hard Facts at the bottom of the page.

They use logic and reasoning to eliminate ‘red herring’ characters and mathematical knowledge to determine the winner of the race.


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  • Janet Rousou

    Nice idea but from the clues I can see on the preview much too easy for Yr 5 or Yr 6

    • Paul (Teach Starter)

      Thanks for your feedback, Janet. We will definitely take this on-board!