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  • Candyce Tjarks

    Capacity - The Big G - Fairy Tale Math

  • Amy Jo Johnson

    Capacity - I add each cat chased 8 mice (ounces). I know it doesn't start with O, but they are small and so are ounces. Plus the kids always think it is so funny that the kingdom/castle becomes infested with mice!

  • Sherri Smith

    LIQUID MEASUREMENT~ Even I can remember using this method! Gallons,quarts, pints, and cups explained using a simple fairy tale!

  • Yetta Garwood

    cc all cycles math week 13 I can remember this better than Gallon man. Gallon, quart, pint, cups, so cute!

  • Laura Whitfield

    Big G fairy tale- I never told it as a story! Great idea!

  • Joan Palmieri

    Big G fairy tale - Gallon Castle

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