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Counting Squares to find Area | Start2Finish Puzzles | Printable & Digital

Counting Squares to find Area | Start2Finish Puzzles | Printable & Digital

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Grade level

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Resource Type

Google Apps, Printables, Centers


Geometry, Math

Help your students explore area with this counting squares activity in the form of a self-checking, start2finish puzzle that is engaging and makes a perfect math center!

What’s included?

  • 3 sets of differentiated puzzles for practicing finding the area of a figure or shape by counting squares. Some shapes have half squares.
  • Answer keys
  • Printable & digital version

This product in use:

  • Students begin with the strip that says “start” and solves the problem on that strip. Then they look for the next strip that has that answer. This continues until they arrive at the “finish” strip.
  • Perfect for small group work, response to intervention, homework, independent work, partner work, whole group activity, early finishers, math centers, and so much more!
  • An engaging and self-checking activity!

Other Related Resources You May Enjoy:

Finding the Area Start2Finish Puzzles

Perimeter and Area Math Workshop

Final Notes:

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3 reviews
    Jennifer N.
    09 Jul 2023
    Great resource!
    Amy N.
    09 Jul 2023
    Wonderful puzzle idea. My Year 7 student with special needs really enjoyed working through these. First time he ever caused disruption in class because he was excited about Maths!! Great to see such engagement.
    Lisa W.
    09 Jul 2023
    Very helpful!