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Large Circles Resource (Free Download)

Suitable for Year groups: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Large Circles resource description

Here is a page of large circles that could be cut out and used for a variety of mathematical lessons.

Cazoom Maths Teaching Resources: Large Circles

What is the resource?

This PDF offers individual,  sizable circle shapes ready to print. Variations with blank interiors or faint 'pie chart' divisions are included. Suits various levels.

 

Why are circles important?

They might seem basic, but circles offer endless maths & real-world connections:

  • Understanding Pi: Relating circumference to diameter leads to this amazing number.
  • Wheels & movement: Circle design underlies how we get around.
  • Area & size: How much material covers a circular table? These questions all use circles.
  • Data display: Pie charts offer an at-a-glance visualisation of proportions.

 

Why is this resource helpful?

Large circles make maths activities hands-on and engaging:

  • Physical fractions: Children can cut, fold, and explore parts of a whole circle.
  • Angle exploration: Circles hold 360° – kids can find central angles by folding.
  • Making measurements: Diameter, circumference, radius... practice on big circles is clearer.
  • Creative potential: Art projects, clock faces, games ... circles inspire diverse uses.
  • Printable PDF: Ensures enough circles for activities, demonstrations, or displays.

This resource encourages learning by doing. Circle concepts 'click' for kids as they actively manipulate and see connections.

 

 

Also, have a look at our wide range of worksheets that are specifically curated to help your students practice their skills related to circles. These teaching resources and worksheets are in PDF format and can be downloaded easily.

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