# Teaching - MEASUREMENT

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Help kindergarteners compare length & use appropriate vocabulary with this FREE "Shorter and Longer" activity. Great hands on practice for comparing length.

These are little books I made for a follow-up to our measurement unit. You can have students record on the second page what they are measuring with a picture. You can see below how I labeled the objects with masking tape and letters of the alphabet. The math curriculum, my school uses, is TERC Investigations. The students trace their footprints and measure using cubes. In this picture, the child is measuring masking tape on the table. The station has four different tape lengths. I was…

Differentiation that makes a difference

An educational blog for teachers and parents of Kindergarten and First Grade students.

Free Linear Measurement Task Cards. Perfect activity for a STEM box or math center!

FREE Heavy and Light Sorting Activity

Hands-On Measurement FREEBIE for Kindergarten - Kinder Craze: A Kindergarten Teaching Blog

Students will use non-standard measurement as they measure various items in the classroom using unifix cubes and math links. Make Great Math Stations! File Includes: -Measuring with unifix cubes -Comparing lengths of two objects -Comparing and ordering lengths of three objects. Meets the followingF...

A measurement song comparing the length of objects. It stars a polar bear. The song uses informal and formal units of measurement. For more information visit...

Tales from a FIRST grade classroom!

For the second week in a row I'm linking up with Doodle Bugs Teaching to share some of the fun things my kiddos and I have done this week. I hope you can use some of these activities in your own classroom. This week we continued learning about measurement. Last week I posted fun activities to go with the book The King's Foot. If you need some good stuff to use for teaching feet, CLICK HERE to be taken to that post. This week we read Inch by Inch (by Leo Lionni). If you don't have a copy of…

WHOA! I just looked back in my archives and realized that my son hasn't practiced measuring since July. Shame on me! And after heeding the reading summer camp teacher's advice and making the nuts and bolts game, I wanted another fun way to exercise my son's fine motor skills too. This activity combines both fine motor and measuring. All you need are paper clips ... lots and lots of paper clips of the same size. Did I mention you need paper clips? I think you get the point. I gave my son a…

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