# Nonstandard Measurement

Here's a recording sheet for measuring items around the classroom in non-standard units.

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#### This is a non-standard measurement activity. I use it to review with my students before going into our measurement activities!

#### .Could use this idea for "from where I stand (at the door) ..... is on the left, right etc or how many rods etc from left of room to right side

#### A Great activity to either check kids understanding of measurement or to introduce the measurement unit. Interactive and a fun twist to the normal math lecture scene.

#### Here's a recording sheet for measuring items around the classroom in non-standard units. NEED THIS!

#### (This is a non-standard measurement activity. I use it to review with my students before going into our measurement activities!) Not only does this get the students up and moving around the room, but it gives them choice and multiple units to measure by. This shows students that even without a ruler, they can still use regular objects to measure something. From this, they can better understand the meaning of units, as well.

#### This is a non-standard measurement activity. Lower elementary. Good intro to measurement unit.

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Here's a series of station activities for measuring in non-standard units.

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#### Here's a series of station activities for measuring in non-standard units. So excited to use this!

#### Here is an activity for your students to participate in when you are studying measurement using non-standard units. I had the stations set up all around the classroom and hall. I used painters tape to make lines on the floor for the students to measure.

#### Here is an activity for your students to participate in when you are studying measurement using non-standard units.

#### Here is an activity for your students to participate in when you are studying measurement using non-standard units. ...

#### USING THIS!!!!!! Here's a series of station activities for measuring in non-standard units.

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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#### Make a cube train using unifix to match length of rope. Count how many "cubes" long it is.

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

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#### Bean Counters Make a "ruler" using beans and tape! Wish I had thought of that! Directions, ideas and more and a great blog!

#### Bean Counters Materials: dry lima beans, packaging tape Directions: Lay a 15” strip of tape sticky side up on a table. Place ten lima beans end to end along the middle of the tape. Bring the top up and the bottom down and seal. Trim off the ends. Use the bean counter like a ruler to measure objects in the classroom. *Challenge children to find something 1 bean long, 2 beans long, 3 beans, etc.

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

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Here's a quick nonstandard measurement activity.

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

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#### Marshmallow Measurement {FREE}...Math, Measurement PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool Printables, Math Centers.. Provide students with mini and regular size marshmallows and allow them to measure and record how long the lines on the printable are.This activity was... created with the following Math Common Core standard in mind: 1.MD.2:Express the length of an object as a whole number of length units

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#### Marshmallow Measurement is a yummy and fun way for your kiddos to explore nonstandard measurement! Provide students with mini and regular size marshmallows and allow them to measure and record how long the lines on the printable are. Marshmallow Measurement would be perfect as a Math tub or center during your study of measurement! This activity was created with the following Math Common Core standard in mind: 1.MD.2:Express the length of an object as a whole number of length units, by laying multiple copies of a shorter object (the length unit) end to end; understand that the length measurement of an object is the number of same-size length units that span it with no gaps or overlaps. Please stop by my blog, Castles and Crayons, for freebies and ideas! :)

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

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#### Have your students measure a partner and compare heights using seed packets. You can use

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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.

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

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Fabulous set of materials for practicing nonstandard measurement using pattern blocks.

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