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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

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
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
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
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
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
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
Grade 6 Mathematics Lessons

Want to brush up on your maths for Key Stage 2 SATs? This is a Canadian site but it has great interactive Flash lessons in a range of maths topics. There are good explanations through an audio commentary. (10 - 11 years)

Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

7-11 year olds
Perim Bots

A maths game about perimeters where you can earn body parts to make a robot if you answer the questions correctly.

Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

7-11 year olds
Airlines Builder

Dr Marbles needs your help to create a fleet of Cyber-spaceships. You need to drag and sometimes rotate the pieces onto the factory floor. This is an area and perimeters game.

Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

7-11 year olds