Reminds me of my paper airplane competition my third year of teaching. Hands on measurement activity requiring students to fly paper airplanes and then measure the distance traveled! Students love it :)
20 ideas for teaching measurement in grades kindergarten, first, second, and third. Hands-on measurement ideas, teaching measurement
*Using standard and nonstandard units of measurements and estimating* Great measurement freebie. Need to print for build tubs this week. Crazy for First Grade: Measurement Fun!
Measuring Cards -These make for a fantastic non-standard measurement activity for preschoolers.