Area and Perimeter

Looking for new ideas to teach area and perimeter? Explore our teaching ideas and printable classroom resources.

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7 - 11

Perimeter of Shapes

A presentation with information and problems to solve.
7 - 11
Perimeter

Perimeter

Explanations and questions based on perimeter.
7 - 11
Word Problem Labels

Word Problem Labels

Word problems based on perimeter, area, time and distance, which are set out on address labels so the children can stick them in their books.
7 - 16
Area Worksheets

Area Worksheets

A selection of level 5 and 6 activity sheets linked to area.
7 - 16
Perimeter Poster

Perimeter Poster

Teach your children about perimeter using our free printable poster.
5 - 16
Perimeter Banner

Perimeter Banner

Teaching your children about perimeter? Our free display banner can be used to decorate your classroom walls.
5 - 11
Area Poster

Area Poster

A poster that can be used to introduce your children to area. Let them use it as a reference resource or add it to a classroom display board!
7 - 11

Area of Rectangles

Slides to help children find the area of rectangles by counting squares, and by calculating length x breadth. Also includes area with mixed units.
7 - 11

Finding the Area

A practical activity, which requires children to estimate and find the measurements of a range of objects, and then to calculate the area.
5 - 11
Area Banner

Area Banner

If you are planning to make a display board about 'area', you can use this free printable banner.
5 - 11
Area and Perimeter Banners

Area and Perimeter Banners

If you are planning to make a display board about 'area and perimeter', you can use these free printable banners.
7 - 11
Animal Areas

Animal Areas

Calculate the area of our animal pictures... and then ask children to make their own!
7 - 11
3D Surface Area

3D Surface Area

Can your pupils work out the surface area of these 3D shapes?
11 - 16
Applied Area

Applied Area

A problem solving activity involving the calculation of area of rectangles.