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Area and Perimeter

An animated tutorial using real-life examples of how to find the perimeter and area of rooms. It has interactive examples and print-out resources too. Designed for 10-11 year olds.

Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

7-14 year olds
Perimeter Explorer

Create your own shapes with blocks and explore the relationship between perimeter and area. A useful teaching tool for demonstrating irregular shapes.

Pupils

Tablet-friendly

7-11 year olds
Area and Perimeter of Irregular Shapes

An interactive lesson on how to find the area and perimeter of irregular shapes which is presented in an appealing way with cartoon characters. There are examples to try at each stage and the site works well on an IWB. Aimed at 10 to 11 year olds.

Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

7-11 year olds
Interactive Teaching Program on Area

This interactive teaching tool can be used in a variety of mathematical contexts such as multiplication arrays, finding different shapes with the same area, nets and more. It is useful because there are different backgrounds such as dots.

Teachers

Not tablet-friendly

5-14 year olds
Area Builder

A fabulous teaching aid and learning game site on areas, perimeter and fractions of shapes. You can toggle between one or two display areas which is useful if you want to compare different shapes.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

6-11 year olds
Area and Perimeter

A simple revision activity explaining how to find the perimeter of a shape and how to find the area of a triangle.Try the examples to see if you get them right.

Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

11-14 year olds
Finding Area and Perimeter of Circles

An excellent video tutorial which explains how to find the area and circumference of a circle and a semi-circle. Aimed at those pupils aiming for Grade C GCSE.

Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

11-16 year olds
Finding the Area of Compound Shapes

A good site on finding the area of a shape based on rectangles on a grid. Estimate first and then compare with the actual area of the shape. Good as an IWB demo tool for teaching how to apply the formula to compound shapes based on rectangles.

Pupils

Tablet-friendly

7-11 year olds
Area

An interactive tutorial on how to find the area of a rectangle or square.

Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

7-11 year olds
Multiples and Factors

A multiple choice game with two game modes. In the first you need to identify the Lowest Common Multiple and in the second the Highest Common Factor. Questions increase in difficulty depending on accuracy

Pupils

Tablet-friendly

9-11 year olds
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