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FREE Area and Perimeter: Area and Perimeter FREE Math Task Cards - This FREE printable packet focuses on the 3rd and 4th grade common core math skills of calculating area and perimeter of shapes.


With Minecraft being the rage among children– and adults– of all ages, teachers are wondering how they can tap into the excitement and use Minecraft as a teaching tool. Believe it or not, Minecraft can be used to teach math skills such as finding the area, volume, and perimeter of shapes.


Area and Perimeter game for 2 or 3 players. Each player chooses a color pencil they will use in the game. Players take turns rolling the dice, using the numbers that they rolled to draw the perimeter of a rectangle or square & writing the area in the middle of the shape. Game ends when players run out of room to draw. Winner is the player who has used the largest area/most squares.

from Teachers Pay Teachers

MEASUREMENT / AREA & PERIMETER - Area and Perimeter Task Cards w/ QR Codes

Use cards as task cards for early finishers, scoot them from one student to another, or use as a quiz. Students will multiply to find area, add to find the perimeter, or the sum of 2 areas or perimeters, subtract to find the difference between 2 areas or perimeters, and add and subtract to find missing sides in a given shape. Students can check their own answers using the QR codes! A great review of Area and Perimeter!

from Smith Curriculum and Consulting

Resources for Project Based Learning in the Math Classroom

Teaching with A Mountain View has created a new project, The City of Shapes, that allows students to become a master in perimeter and area by building and designing many buildings and aspects in their city.


4-corner foldable to review the formulas for the area and perimeter I would use this with fifth grade. We would integrate math and art. We would be making this craft with the different colors of the color wheel.


Area/Perimeter robots - get the children to draw robots and write the area and perimeter of each section.