Speed Measures

Choose your questions and time allowed then click for a quick test

Geoboard

Use the elastic bands to create lines or shapes to begin calculating areas and perimeters

See activities on other area and perimeter posts

Draw polygons of a set perimeter from a single line          A          B

Nrich Maths          Geoboards          More Transformations on a Pegboard

ITP Perimeter

Same interactive as ITP Area with the same tools and backgrounds

Perimeter by counting square units          A          B

Make different perimeters using a set number of squares          8 squares          12 squares

Stringy Perimeter          A

Perimeter of compound shapes with sides up to 10          A          B

Perimeter of compound shapes with sides up to 20          A          B

Perimeter of compound shapes with […]

Perim-Bots

Build your robot by answering a variety of perimeter questions

Area & Perimeter

Practical application of skills to measure and fit out different rooms in a house

Nrich Maths          Through the Window          A Day with Grandpa

Perimeter

Calculate perimeters of regular and irregular polygons

Perimeter of rectangles with sides up to 10          A          B

Perimeter of rectangles with sides up to 20          A          B

Perimeter of rectangles with sides up to 10 including decimals          A          B

Perimeter of rectangles with sides up to 10 including decimals          A          B

Polygon perimeters with sides up to 10          A          B

Polygon perimeters […]

Virtual Pinboard

Different backgrounds and shapes allow area calculations using different methods

See Area post for related activities

Nrich Maths          Shape Draw          Dicey Perimeter, Dicey Area          Numerically Equal

ITP Area

Versatile interactive with squares, dots or a clear background

Flag area with sides up to 10          A          B

Flag area with sides up to 20          A          B

Challenge flag areas with sides up to 16          A          B

Challenge flag areas with sides up to 30          A          B

 

Space Invaders

Great links with symmetry along different axes and a fun game on completing each level

Draw Space Invaders using whole squares          A          B

Draw Space Invaders using whole and half squares          A          B

Area and Perimeter

Good interactive for revising area and perimeter of different shapes

See work on other area and perimeter interactives