# Find The Perimeter

### Teaching Area Using Applied Math

Teaching area is engaging and authentic with this hands-on applied math activity! Students arrange furniture to find the area and perimeter of their house.

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I like this hands-on approach to maths; great for those outdoor learners ~ this link opens up to an article on Kindergarten Math but so many of the activities can be adapted to younger children, like the leaf activity pictured here.

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Math activity created by my 3rd grade student. They had to find the area and the perimeter for their drawings.

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### Pixel People Math Art - Tried it Tuesday

Pixel People Math Art - creating people out of squares then find area, perimeter and write fractions for the colors used. Also have students explain how their design shows symmetry. Freebie of the math page included.

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### Toilet Paper Math Challenge Project ~ Area and Perimeter

A great partner activity to use in math! Students must work with a partner in order to answer the following question:What is the largest area and longest perimeter your group can make using only one roll of toilet paper?The packet includes all of the sheets necessary to plan, complete, and display this activity in your classroom!

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Finding Area & Perimeter Task Cards FREE from The Curriculum Corner...includes answer key

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kids find perimeter of their name- could do area, too

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A Q-tip Maze! Fun rainy day STEM activity for kids. Could build it and then have a partner find the solution.

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### 10 Hands-On Strategies for Teaching Area and Perimeter

10 Hands-On Strategies for Teaching Area and Perimeter from Scholastic.com - includes picture book suggestion too.

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