Stretch your mental muscles with some online escape-room-type puzzles!

Check out some of our favorite Breakout EDU puzzles.
Can you look for clues and figure out these toughies?
If you are new to these puzzles, take a close look at everything. Look for patterns and things that stand out.  For example, the first lock in the Design Decisions puzzle shows a lot of questions being asked by the cats.  But some of those letters look a little odd. And some of the cats' questions might not be important...
Still stuck? Find the solutions here.
 
Our current highlighted puzzle:
 
Nick's Chemically Reactive Cookout (4rd grade and up: science) 
I, Nick the Magician, am hosting a cookout for my friends. My wife and I always work hard to make sure it is a fun experience for our friends, but also for ourselves. Please help us out!
 
Earth Treasure Hunt (2nd grade and up)
A treasure chest has just been discovered! Use your knowledge of the Earth and maps to solve the clues. Can you open it up and see what’s inside before you have to give it to the museum?
 
 
American Scramble (5th grade and up)
Crash! You weren't looking where you were going and bumped into your history teacher. His papers went flying everywhere; now they are all mixed up. Can you help him sort out the people, places and events from the American Revolutionary War? 
 
 
Design Decisions (2nd grade and up)
Can you crack this escape-room-like puzzle?
The cats got their favorite ball stuck in the tree! But as everyone knows, cats are GREAT at engineering solutions to problems. Click on each lock to start the puzzles, look for clues and patterns, and help the cats build a tool to retrieve their ball! 
 
Find more Breakout EDU puzzles here.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SOLUTIONS
Need some help?  Highlight the text below for some clues and solutions to the puzzles.
Design Decisions (cats and tree): 
TEXT: TRUNK
NUMBER: 34701
COLOR: GREEN-PURPLE-BLUE-BLACK-RED
DIRECTION: DOWN-LEFT-RIGHT-UP-DOWN
American Scramble (Revolutionary War):
NUMBER: 631
COLOR: GREEN-RED-GREEN-BLUE-WHITE
COLOR: RED-BLUE-BLUE-ORANGE-GREEN
DIRECTIONAL: DOWN-DOWN-LEFT-DOWN-UP
SHAPE: SQUARE-CIRCLE-TRIANGLE-STAR-RHOMBUS
Earth Treasure Hunt (plate tectonics):
COLOR: GREEN-YELLOW-ORANGE-BLACK-RED
TEXT: SKILL
DIRECTION: UP-UP-RIGHT-DOWN-RIGHT
Cari's Closet (math): 
COLOR: RED-ORANGE-PURPLE-BROWN-BLACK
WORD: SHOPPER
NUMBER: 155
SHAPE: STAR-SQUARE-DIAMOND-TRIANGLE-CIRCLE 
Nick's Chemically Reactive Cookout (science):
TEXT: DIGEST
NUMBER: 124
COLOR: GREY-YELLOW-GREEN-BLACK
NUMBER: 65749
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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