# Understanding Perimeter - Lesson for Grade 3, Chapter - Area and Perimeter

In the "Understanding Perimeter" lesson designed for Grade 3 students, as part of the broader Unit on Data, Geometry, Area, and Perimeter, learners will embark on a journey to grasp the concept of perimeter. This lesson, nestled within the Area and Perimeter Chapter, is structured to engage students through a series of thoughtfully crafted activities including Calculating Perimeter Worksheet, Perimeter Word Problems Worksheet, hands-on Calculating Perimeter, interactive Perimeter Word Problems, and an engaging Perimeter Parking Worksheet.

Through these activities, students will learn how to calculate the perimeter of various shapes, starting with simple rectangles and gradually moving to more complex figures. The introduction of word problems will sharpen their problem-solving skills, teaching them to apply their understanding of perimeter to real-world scenarios. The Perimeter Parking Worksheet, in particular, offers a fun, practical application of perimeter, illustrating how this mathematical concept is utilized in everyday life.

Understanding perimeter is crucial for young learners as it lays the foundation for more advanced geometric concepts. Moreover, it enhances their spatial awareness, improves logical thinking, and is essential for everyday problem solving—skills that are invaluable not just in mathematics, but in numerous practical situations they will encounter outside the classroom.

Estimated classroom time: 17 min
Chapter: Area and Perimeter
Unit: Data, Geometry, Area and Perimeter
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1st
3:00 min
Calculating Perimeter Worksheet
worksheet
2nd
3:00 min
Perimeter Word Problems Worksheet
worksheet
3rd
4:00 min
Calculating Perimeter
video
4th
4:00 min
Perimeter Word Problems
video
5th
3:00 min
Perimeter Parking Worksheet
worksheet
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• ### Activity 1 / Calculating Perimeter Worksheet

Sneak a peek at this calculating perimeter worksheet for grade 3, and see how kids learn this useful geometric skill!
This worksheet will help kids find the perimeter of everyday objects pictured on the sheet. By practicing, kids build important math skills they’ll use to master complex geometry!

• ### Activity 2 / Perimeter Word Problems Worksheet

Learners practice perimeter in a fun and realistic way while celebrating Valentine’s Day!
This perimeter word problems worksheet for 3rd grade offers valuable practice with tricky word problems as children solve problems to determine how much material is needed to make pretty valentines.

• ### Activity 5 / Perimeter Parking Worksheet

Geometry is one aspect of mathematics that your kids might not be too excited about, but it is up to you to show them how easy geometry problems can really be. With simple exercises and familiar objects, your kids can become better with solving geometry problems. In this worksheet there are two sections each with different questions. Help your kids read the clues and then check the box which has the correct answer.