Measurement Inquiry - For CAP classrooms, this could double in the discovery center with a graph (children put their name under the color they think has the most)-- Also, this is important- please use non-breakable PLASTIC jars and hot glue the lids on. :)

Interactive activities and online games for teaching capacity and volume in mathematics.

Awesome week long lessons on capacity....These lessons were designed for kindergarten, but will work GREAT for second graders. There's even a free powerpoint!

Measuring activities help children learn about capacity through hands-on exploration. Dried beans should never be swallowed, so use alternative materials (like water) with younger children.

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.

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### Common Core Aligned: Estimation Jar Grades K-3

FREE estimation jar packet: aligned with K-3 common core standards

Nonstandard Capacity Unit for Kindergarten and First Grade from Busy Me Plus Three on TeachersNotebook.com - (169 pages) - Non-Standard Capacity activities and worksheets for the early primary grades

This is a cute animation about capacity using cups, pints, gallons, ect. It has a little western stand off and then a educational song.

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Math Problem Solving: Exploring Capacity - Kindergarten Kindergarten (love these hands-on exploration activities!!)

### Engaging Ways to Help Children Learn Capacity

Engaging Ideas for Teaching Capacity by The Curriculum Corner FREE

A set of 10 fun, hands-on challenge activities to investigate capacity. Great for reinforcing key vocabulary and concepts. The visual capacity challenge cards also come with a ‘Teacher Guide’ – ideal for double-sided laminating. Activities include sorting containers relating to capacity and finding out which container will be best for a thirsty Ted to drink from. Why not display our capacity key word cards to reinforce key vocabulary such as full, empty and half full

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Awesome week long lessons on capacity....These lessons were designed for kindergarten, but will work GREAT for second graders. There's even a free powerpoint!

Cute way to talk about the math word "estimate" or "prediction" with measurement

Here's an activity where students use rice to compare the capacities of different containers. - Australian Curriculum - Y2 - ACMMG037- Compare & order several shapes & objects based on length, area, volume & capacity using appropriate uniform informal units

Label the differently filled bottles.

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