Spaghetti and Meatballs for All
Area and Perimeter
This is an awesome read as an introduction or as a quick review of area and perimeter. Mrs. Comfort has a well designed plan for how the guests will be seated for the family reunion. As the guests arrive, there is quite a bit of rearranging. You can follow along on your SmartBoard using the lesson below from SmartExchange.
The next day we explored area and perimeter with Cheez-Its. I've seen this idea a few times on Pinterest. I used square inch grid paper to design some interesting shapes. The kiddos then enjoyed laying down their Cheez-its to determine the perimeter and area.