Can you put these shapes in order of size? Start with the smallest.
Look at the mathematics that is all around us - this circular
window is a wonderful example.
I cut this square into two different shapes. What can you say about
the relationship between them?
Can you draw a square in which the perimeter is numerically equal
to the area?
What can you say about these shapes? This problem challenges you to
create shapes with different areas and perimeters.
If I use 12 green tiles to represent my lawn, how many different
ways could I arrange them? How many border tiles would I need each
Sally and Ben were drawing shapes in chalk on the school
playground. Can you work out what shapes each of them drew using
This activity investigates how you might make squares and pentominoes from Polydron.
A thoughtful shepherd used bales of straw to protect the area
around his lambs. Explore how you can arrange the bales.
Can you predict, without drawing, what the perimeter of the next
shape in this pattern will be if we continue drawing them in the