# Teaching measurement

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20 ideas for teaching measurement in grades kindergarten, first, second, and third. Hands-on measurement ideas, teaching measurement

### This scavenger hunt develops the students' use of selecting an appropriate unit of measure and attribute. In order to correctly fill out the worksheet, students need to read the sentences carefully to be able to correctly measure.

### Converting length anchor chart (image only)

### For the hallway . Are you as tall as a zebra or a penguin? Thanks to the Children's Room at Burbank Central Library for this cute and mathematical display!

Work Backwards - Different Activities, Strategies, and Resources to Help Students Become Masters at Problem-Solving in Math

### 5 Activities to Teach Angles. - Help students figure out how to measure with protractors

### Have set up befor going on a nature walk! - I love math that is so visual. This link will open to an article on Kindergarten Math but so many of the activities can be adapted to younger students, like the leaf activity pictured here.

### Jack and the Beanstalk day when we teach measurement, nonstandard using his footprint. Make it a day by reading the story and writing sight words that hatched out of golden eggs.

Measurement: Recognize attributes of length, volume, weight, area, and time Compare and order objects according to attributes Understand how to measure using nonstandard and standard units

### Pin After reading The Foot Book by Dr. Seuss, students will estimate and measure the length of their feet using arbitrary units of measurement.

### Provide different nonstandard units of measurement for students to experiment with. Leave the measuring open-ended so that students can freely measure any object they feel are appropriate using the tool.

Kids will learn all about measuring with these 12 hands-on measuring activities for kids- including measuring with candy, Lego bricks, and Magna-Tiles!

Awesome visual for kids to compare lengths of classroom items and LEGO blocks! Great for math centers!

### Math Problem Solving: Exploring Capacity Kids have a lot of misconceptions about capacity, and they can really only be cleared up through hands-on exploration.

### I like this hands on lesson. Math Problem Solving: Exploring Capacity - Kindergarten Kindergarten (love these hands-on exploration activities!

This can be a poster within the classroom ad sung daily.