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$250 Cash Prize For Your Kids To Design An At-Home Escape Room

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Engage your kids while isolating by making them Escape Room Designers using this super simple Kit. It's totally FREE and the kids the make the best game will win a $250 USD cash prize!

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1: Download the FREE Builders Kit

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2: Print it out at home

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3: Days of fun for your kids

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There's no need to dread the self-isolation blues, escape rooms are here to help!

By empowering your kids to create an escape room game at home they'll have days of fun at their fingertips and have a chance to unleash their creativity without need technology!

The kit is sure to engage them because it's based our of our ready-to-play at home escape kits. Usually, these sell for $29 each and come with beautiful custom artwork, background music, and challenging puzzles.

We're releasing this for free to help with the current crisis and would love you to grab the kit, share it with your friends and kids, and unleash some joy and creativity at what is a very hard time for us all.

Simply drop your email in below to download the Kit.

"Days of Fun for your kids in your back pocket"

What's in the Kit

The DIY escape kit comes as a super simple to use pdf printable. You can print it out as many times as you like and give it to friends.

It will take your kids through the three stages of designing a simple, but totally playable, escape room game. It should take a minimum of 4 hours but they could keep doing for days since the kit links to our extensive guides such as our massive list of escape puzzles and our Designers Blueprint. These guides are written for adults but with the Builders Kit your kids will be able to draw awesome inspiration from them.

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Complete Escape Room Template

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There's A $250 USD Prize For The Best Game!


This friendly competition is to help you engage your kids. Even YouTube can't compete with "Hey kids, anyone feel like winning $250?"

To enter the competition, simply download the kit, give it to your kids, and then submit the game they make here. They can use the kit as a starting point or make something completely original.

The Wizards at Lock Paper Scissors will choose which is the best game after the contest closes on the 30st April. Your kids are welcome to submit multiple entries and we'll post submissions on our Pinterest board as well as a 'shortlist' on this site your kids will get a chance to be mini-famous too!

The champion with the best game will win these fun prizes:

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$250 of fun money!

The grand prize is a sum of $250, which will be paid into the winner's PayPal account anywhere in the world.

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Online fame

We will post the winner's game online for other kids to play. In addition, we will interview the winner about how they made their game, and share their genius across our website and social media.

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A magical title

You can join the order of the Escape Wizards. The winner will be entered as an honorary member, and be given a magical title that perfectly suits them. (Just like Dani, The Chuckling Puzzlemage)

Also, one lucky subscriber will receive a free copy of our ready-to-play escape kit The Lost Mummy every day until the contest finishes.

This is Where the Fun Begins!

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So, what are you waiting for? Download the designer's kit template and let your kids become genius escape room overlords. Before long they'll be designing, puzzle-testing, playing, and chuckling their way through the apocalypse!

Need help getting started? No worries at all, you can check out our handy online guides for extra ideas and inspiration:

Remember to send in your kid's game by email or Facebook for a chance to win $250.

We look forward to seeing your game very soon!