Perimeter And Area Of Irregular Shapes : Draw And Determine

Learning the perimeter and area of irregular shapes can be made enjoyable by incorporating interactive games and activities.

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This is one of the most exhilarating activities for kids to understand the concept of finding areas of irregular shapes. This activity can be carried out in the following steps : 

  1. Take the children to the garden and instruct them to collect leaves of 3 different shapes.
  2. Distribute graph paper to the children.
  3. Instruct children to trace leaves on graph paper.
  4. Explain how to calculate the area of the irregular shapes of the leaves by counting the unit squares covered by each leaf. 
  5. Instruct children to report answers in centimetre square units.
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Please refer this guide by Fun2Do Labs for teaching area and perimeter of irregular shapes to kids :