# Find The Perimeter

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

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

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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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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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Students create their "dream houses" and find the area of each room, and the total rectilinear area. SUCH a fun way to reinforce area concepts! (FREE activity!)

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