Learn about area and perimeter in this online math simulation game. Find the area of a shape by counting unit squares. Describe the relationship between area and perimeter. Build shapes with a given area and/or perimeter. Find the area of an irregular shape by decomposing into smaller, regular shapes (e.g., rectangles, triangles, squares). Determine the scale factor of similar shapes. Generalize how area and perimeter change when scaling shapes. Play Area Builder online on your mobile phone, tablet or computer.
Use the mouse to click or touch the screen to interact with this learning simulation.
PhET Interactive Simulations
University of Colorado Boulder
This free online game was built with HTML5. It runs on Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Safari or Internet Explorer 9 or higher. Play Area Builder unblocked on any device. Area Builder online is optimized for use on PC, Android and iOS devices, including tablets and mobile phones. This game runs directly in your browser - no downloads, no registration, no flash and no plugins are needed to play.