CHEEZ-IT Area & Perimeter: "What a great way to introduce the concept of area and perimeter to kids! Start out creating squares and rectangles and find the area, perimeter. Then, have kids construct irregular polygons.
Create name on grid paper. Figure out perimeter of each letter. Add all letters to find total perimeter. Anchored In Grade OR maybe choose one letter (first one of the name?) if you only do it in math class - otherwise it could be done as an art project!
Applied math is an essential aspect of the Common Core State Standards for mathematics. To implement applied math in an engaging and authentic way, I created this "design my house" estimating area and perimeter activity, which you can read all about in th
Perimeter, Area, and Volume: A Monster Book of Dimensions by David Adler. This is a mathematical book that can introduce a topic of perimeter, area, and volume to a group of students. Who said math had to be learned only through textbooks?