A fun way to teach area by turning the math into a game. Click on the shape to answer the area question and the explorer will move up the ladder if you get it right. Get the question wrong and the explorer moves down the ladder and loses some of his heart-life points. Can you capture the gold coin?
Check out our related game Perimeter Climber or the teaching tool Area and Perimeter Explorer for more great ways to teach kids these often confusing geometry concepts. Toy Theater has been trusted by teachers around the world for over 15 years to provide safe and effective online games for kids. Free to play, priceless for learning!
Recognize area as an attribute of plane figures and understand concepts of area measurement.
Measure areas by counting unit squares (square cm, square m, square in, square ft, and improvised units).
Relate area to the operations of multiplication and addition.