# Nonstandard Measurement

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

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

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

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Practice nonstandard measurement with these forms.

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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 weight from the Math Learning Center (Bridges Curriculum).

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

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

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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 bee-themed nonstandard measurement activity.

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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

#### 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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Fun idea for creating worms for a nonstandard measurement activity.