Area by Counting Unit Squares Worksheets

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Can learning the concept of area be this simple? With our free pdf counting squares worksheets, not only do children get to practice counting unit squares on a scaled grid as much or as often they like, they also get deeper insight into what the term "area" of a shape pertains to. Available in both customary and metric units, these printable resources are an effective tool to make young students familiar with the geometric concept of calculating the area of regular and irregular shapes by counting the unit squares that form them. Take advantage of the answer key to instantly verify your answers.

Our area of shapes by counting squares worksheets are suitable for grade 2, grade 3, grade 4, and grade 5.

CCSS: 2.G, 3.MD

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Area of the Shaded Region by Counting Squares | Worksheet #1

Easy and winning, the 12 well-illustrated grids here teach that a unit square is a square of side length 1 unit, and area 1 square unit. This should explain why counting unit squares in each figure is the easiest way to solve this worksheet.

Area of the Shaded Region by Counting Squares | Worksheet #1

Area of the Shaded Region by Counting Squares | Worksheet #2

Children are expected to find the area of the shaded region on each grid in this free finding area by counting squares worksheet. Let them count the unit squares and write down the total area of each figure. Ideal for grade 2, grade 3, and grade 4.

Area of the Shaded Region by Counting Squares | Worksheet #2

Area of a Rectangular Grid by Counting Squares | Level 1 - Worksheet #1

How well do young students know that the number of shaded unit squares in each 4-sided figure shows its area. Grab this level-1 worksheet to test if they can count the squares and work out the area of the shaded regions in the given shapes in a jiffy.

Area of a Rectangular Grid by Counting Squares | Level 1 - Worksheet #1

Area of a Rectangular Grid by Counting Squares | Level 1 - Worksheet #2

Knowing the length and width of rectangles is a prerequisite to determine their area. Allow kids to take their time and discover for themselves that the number of unit squares or the area of the figure is its length times its width, or vice versa.

Area of a Rectangular Grid by Counting Squares | Level 1 - Worksheet #2

Area of a Rectangular Grid by Counting Squares | Level 2 - Worksheet #1

The squares on each grid have the area indicated as scales above it. Train the young math prodigies to count the squares and multiply the number with the unit squares on the scale as mentioned. Voila, they have found the area of the shape on the scaled grid!

Area of a Rectangular Grid by Counting Squares | Level 2 -  Worksheet #1

Area of a Rectangular Grid by Counting Squares | Level 2 - Worksheet #2

Get every child excited and performing calculations with panache! Make use of the scale and find the area of the rectangles by counting square units.Best suited for 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade kids.

Area of a Rectangular Grid by Counting Squares | Level 2 -  Worksheet #2

Area of Irregular Shapes by Counting Unit Squares

Help the determined-to-excel learners prepare the ground for successfully finding the area by counting unit squares in this pdf worksheet. After all, it's a matter of time before they are equipped to take on the challenge of irregular shapes.

Area of Irregular Shapes by Counting Unit Squares

Comparing Areas by Counting Unit Squares Worksheets

Finding and comparing the area of geometric shapes like parallelograms, trapezoids, triangles, pentagons, and hexagons, and more gets easy by counting unit squares in this collection of free printable comparing area worksheets.

Comparing Areas by Counting Unit Squares Worksheets