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Intro to Perimeter for Kids: How to Find the Perimeter of Polygons - FreeSchool

Watch the video before or after the maths session today.

WALT: Find the perimeter of simple shapes


Today we will be progressing our understanding of measure by learning about perimeter. We will find out how to find the perimeter of simple shapes.


You will need a piece of paper and a pencil. Please stay in the lobby whilst completing your work. You can get instant support as well as additional modelling after the input to ensure you’re completing the work correctly.


You have a selection of three challenges to choose from today.


  1. Mild – Find the perimeter of simple shapes.
  2. Spicy- Purplemash – find the perimeter of the different shapes
  3. hot – Perimeter investigation (This will be explained next)



I hope you enjoy the session today. Please upload your work to Purple Mash.