3 Free Math Activities for Area, Perimeter, Volume

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You can teach math concepts like area, perimeter and volume with fun activities. These 3 free activities will help your students practice in ways that are meaningful and practical. You’ll find a playing game board for introducing area, a set of activity cards for finding the area, perimeter and volume of 3D shapes and a name activity to make finding the perimeter and area personal.

These free download math activities will work great as whole class activities or as small group center work. Working on learning how to find the area, perimeter or volume of an object will feel fun to students. These fantastic activities will have your students working hard and being actively engaged. If you have a math activity or tip to share, you can upload yours  to the Teach Junkie Community and include your fantastic idea {and a link back to your blog if you have more you’d like to share there}.

Teach Junkie: 3 Free Math Activities for Area, Perimeter, Volume

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Teach Junkie: 3 Free Math Activities for Area, Perimeter, Volume - Area Connect Four

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1. Area Connect Four – This game will introduce students to the concept of finding the area of an object. Brenda’s free download will let students create their own playing board using area models included or numerals. She has directions to use it whole group or small group which makes students working hard to find the area no matter what format works for you. {Free download}

Area, Perimeter and Volume

Teach Junkie: 3 Free Math Activities for Area, Perimeter, Volume - Formula Cards

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2. Formula Cards – You’ll have students learning how to find the area, perimeter and volume of 3D shapes with these cards. It was designed to help students connect using formulas to practical application. Could be used whole group if you played a “scoot” style of game or can be used a task cards in a center or small group.

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Teach Junkie: 3 Free Math Activities for Area, Perimeter, Volume - Name Measurement

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3. Name Measurement – Names are incredibly meaningful to students and therefore big motivation. Use each letter in a student’s name as an object to create and measure. Krista will walk you through how to use centimeter graph paper to create letters in block form and then use background paper for students to work out the the perimeter and area of each letter. Won’t this make a fantastic classroom display?

Thank you fantastic teachers  for sharing your cool math activities and free downloads. I love your creations! Feel free to grab the “I’m a Featured Teach Junkie” blog button as your area, perimeter and volume activities are definitely worth the shout out.

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Leslie {aka the original Teach Junkie} is a full time teacher who enjoys collaboration, improving her own teaching and learning new tips from others. She teaches in the public school system and enjoys writing about her classroom activities, teaching philosophies and integrating standards. Google+
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