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How to Create Maze Activities plus Free Examples

 


A maze is a self check activity that students enjoy and teachers can use to quickly assess student understanding. See below on how to create your own or just use one of my free templates/activities. 

Creating a maze requires about a 15 minute set up and then time to add your content.  The great part is once you set up a template you like, you can reuse it over and over again.  To create your own maze open a new Google Drawings (in your Google Drive).  Select the shape you want to hold your questions; I typically pick a square or circle.  After you select the shape, copy it (Control+C) and paste it (Control+V).  You repeat this process until you have a row.  Once you have a full row hold down your mouse and drag over the row and copy it.  You can then paste it and drag it into place.  You will repeat pasting until you get the number of rows you want.  To connect your questions, I use arrows or rectangles.  Pick yours and put it between two of your question shapes.  After you do that once you will copy and paste it into your maze to fill in all the spaces between the shapes.  

Once my template is complete, I make a copy and add my content. By making a copy first, you can reuse that maze again for another topic.  I use the Equatio extension to easily add all of my math problems into the maze.   

I've made some maze already and of course they are free: 
   



If you are looking for different activities, such as escape rooms or bingo, see my free activities page. 




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