# Area and Perimeter Math Game - African Safari Classroom Transformation

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If you're looking for ways to make more meaningful connections to math in the real world, this is the activity for you! Students will embark upon an African Safari where they have to solve 10 area and perimeter challenges that relate directly to math in the real world.

⭐ What is This? ⭐

Take your students on an African Safari in your classroom! Students complete 10 area and perimeter challenges that are real-world safari-themed math problems.

Print out all 10 animal posters and all 10 Safari challenges. Distribute them around your room. Give each child a recording sheet. Explain to students that they will be going on a Safari! They have to find all ten animals you've left around the classroom and solve the challenge at each animal location. They use the recording sheet to mark off each challenge as they go.

This math activity is perfect for third and fourth graders. It aligns with 3.MD.5, 3.MD.6, 3.MD.7, 3.MD.8, and 4.MD.3.

⭐ What's Included? ⭐

-Paw Prints for the classroom floor

-Safari Banner

-10 Animal Posters in Color and Black and White

-10 Area and Perimeter Challenges

-Learning Target Posters

-Posters for Selfies Upon Completion

-Recording Sheet

-QR Code Writing Activity for Early Finishers

⭐ Skills Included ⭐

-Finding Area

-Finding Perimeter

-Area and Perimeter Word Problems

-Find Missing Side Given Area

-Find Missing Side Given Perimeter

-Comparing Area and Perimeter

-Finding Possible Side Lengths

✅Common Core Aligned

✅Great for 3rd Grade and 4th Grade

✅QR Writing Activity

✅Covers a Variety of Skills

✅Learning Targets Specified

✅Tips to Help Make the Safari Fun!

✅Black and White and Color Versions Included

This is a perfect review activity before giving an area and perimeter assessment or as an extra practice activity. It can be used as a spiral review and is easy to set up and implement. The QR codes add in technology as well.

I also call these my Monday Funday math games if you've seen them on Instagram! These are easy to implement classroom transformations!

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Looking for more Career Day Math Activities that relate to real-world mathematics? Check out the whole series here!

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Looking for more? Check out my Area and Perimeter Math Units:

Finding Area

Rectilinear Area

Finding Perimeter

Area and Perimeter Word Problems

Finding Missing Sides Given Area or Perimeter

Area and Perimeter BUNDLE!

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Area and Perimeter Games

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85 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 hours
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