Getting Started with Breakout EDU

created using Universal Blue template
published by mrsmmueller


Getting Started with

Purchase a kit from or build your own. Any box that has the ability to be locked will work for Breakout EDU. All games are compatible with the standard kit shown below. At Norfolk Public Schools, each building has at least one kit. Check with your building principal.

Obtain a Kit or Build Your Own

Play the Games

First Game

If this is your first time doing a Breakout EDU game, select a game from the Games page. These games have been tested in classrooms.


Games are available at

Search Games

Hundreds of games have been created. You can search by grade level and subject area.

Vetted Games

These games include a set up video and detailed instructions.

Lock Setting Tips

The locks in the Breakout EDU kit are resettable. The same locks work over and over again. Watch the lock setting tutorial videos if you need help.

Design Games

Design games to match your curriculum. Template available at

Lock Care

Visit for tips on caring for your locks.

Created by Mickie Mueller | Educational Technology Facilitator | Norfolk Public Schools | @mickie_mueller