Perimeter Video Tutorial

Teacher Specific Information

During this Perimeter Video Tutorial, Aaron shows pupils different methods of measuring and calculating the perimeter of rectilinear shapes. He measures the perimeter of different objects using both standard and non-standard measures. He explains that perimeter can be found in different ways and demonstrates each of the approaches introduced. Aaron uses terminology such as perimeter, distance, measure, edge, side, length, width, add and double.
This video will be useful for children to watch at home or for extra support as part of an intervention, or whole class activity.

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National Curriculum Objectives

Mathematics Year 4: (4M7a) Measure and calculate the perimeter of a rectilinear figure (including squares) in centimetres and metres