# Nonstandard Measurement

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### Measurement Freebie!

### Non-Standard Measurement Stations

Here's a student booklet for measurement with nonstandard units.

### Classroom Freebies Too: Non-Standard Measurement Book

Here's an activity develops a K–12 student’s skills in measurement by using a pool noodle to measure objects. The activity encourages students to consider features that are useful when developing or using a measurement tool.

### Noodling Around | National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network

Here's a set of 20 images that give students practice measuring the height and width of various pictures with paperclips.

Here's a nice informational page on nonstandard units of measure.

Here's a set of supplemental lessons on nonstandard measurement of weight from the Math Learning Center (Bridges Curriculum).

Here's a set of supplemental lessons on nonstandard measurement of length from the Math Learning Center (Bridges Curriculum).

Here's a Math Their Way newsletter on nonstandard measurement. Includes a wealth of ideas for hands-on activities.

Here's an activity where students use Unifix cubes to measure the length of different sizes of rope.

Here's a great idea for making bean sticks to use for nonstandard measurement.

Here's a set of materials for activities in nonstandard measurement. Use this with the book MEASURING PENNY by Loreen Leedy.

### Teacher Idea Factory: FIVE FOR FRIDAY + COMMON CORE MATH FREEBIE

Here's a nonstandard measurement activity where students measure objects in both regular and mini marshmallows.

### Marshmallow Measurement {FREE}

Here's a nonstandard measurement activity where students use seed packets to measure themselves.

Here's a game for nonstandard measurement where students predict and measure how many teddy bears, unifix cubes or paper clips it will take for the monster to get home.

Here's a very cool caterpillar ruler for nonstandard measurement activities.