Minecraft: Making Homes - Part 1

Design a Prototype of a Home and Find the Area & Perimeter!


In this lesson, students will design a prototype of a home and calculate the area and perimeter of it.


  • Students will apply the area and perimeter formulas for rectangles in real world and mathematical problems.
  • Students will find the width of a rectangular room given the area of the flooring and the length, by viewing the area formula as a multiplication equation with an unknown factor.

Curriculum Connections Summary

  • Ontario - Mathematics - Algebra (Coding) & Number
  • Quebec - Mathematics
  • New Brunswick - Mathematics
  • Nova Scotia - Mathematics
  • Alberta - Mathematics
  • British Columbia - ADST & Mathematics
  • Manitoba - Mathematics
  • Prince Edward Island - Mathematics
  • Saskatchewan - Mathematics
  • Newfoundland & Labrador - Mathematics
  • Yukon Territories - Follows B.C.'s Curriculum
  • Northwest Territories - Follows Alberta's Curriculum
  • Nunavut - Follows Alberta's Curriculum

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Minecraft: Education Edition
Minecraft: Education Edition

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