This free Area Puzzles sample practices finding the area of irregular and rectilinear shapes. There is also a cut and paste practice page. I have the kids work in groups of 2 or three. They have a blast while practicing a complex skill.
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These area with grid and rectilinear area puzzles are a fun center activity which practices critical area skills. Students will have a blast and not even realize they are learning. Total of 40 puzzles 24 have grids 16 are rectilinear. There are 4 pages of worksheets for students to show their understanding of the concept after practicing with the puzzles.
Area = Length x Width
Area by counting squares
Area of irregular shapes
Area of rectilinear shapes
4 puzzles per page
Puzzles can be printed in color or black and white on card stock, laminated, cut out and stored in recloseable bags. Place several puzzles in one bag so students have to distinguish between the areas to solve.
You can either rotate bags of puzzles or students depending on your management preference.
Answers to the above puzzles are 8 to a page These pages can be cut in sections laminated, then hole punched and put on a ring for quick assessment or self-assessment by students.