Cheese-It Area & Perimeter

So I am in no way of taking credit for this idea, but I just had to share.  We actually did this activity a while ago, but I'm just now getting pictures off of my iphone.  What a brilliant idea to use Cheese-its to practice area and perimeter.  All you need is a few boxes of Cheese-Its, some newspaper, and copies of the recording sheet (click to download).  Here are some adorable pictures of my class during this activity!

I just wanted to share!  I hope everyone had a great weekend!  


  1. Eating and math. What could be more fun! Thanks for sharing.

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  2. This is brilliant! Thanks for sharing. Anything that combines food and learning grabs my attention!

    Randi @ Teach It With Class
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  3. I love this idea...the only problem is me eating the Cheez-its!!
    First Grade Blue SKies

  4. Love, love, love this idea! What a great way to engage my students. I am definitely going to do this when we get to area and perimeter. Thanks for the idea and wonderful pics!
    Patti :)
    A Series of 3rd Grade Events

  5. I just linked to your CUTE blog for this idea. :)
    My students loved this activity.

    Treadwell's Math Adventures

  6. I can't download the recording sheet. =(


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