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Have I told you all how excited I am about summer?! I mean 12 more days and I can sleep in!! Hallelujah! We have started a summer countdo...

**Free for the first 50 downloads!** This activity has 3 differentiated activities with the same cards. 2 sets of items to measure, one with with a red line (students line up ruler/non-standard item to measure next to red line) or they are free to measure without the red line. (starting/ending poin...

Help your child practice his skills with volume with this printable worksheet, which asks him to measure how much liquid items can hold.

Measurement is a great opportunity for our students to participate in hands-on activities, explore their environment and learn a bunch of new math vocabulary! :) Debbie Diller tells us that it's overwhelming for children to remember all the measurement vocabulary we ask them to use, especially if we teach all the strands of measurement at once. She said, "This is a very important (and foundational) area of mathematics, so be sure to provide enough time to teach measurement concepts well."…

Kids have a lot of misconceptions about capacity, and they can really only be cleared up through hands-on exploration. Sadly, I don't think they get opportunities for this like we did when we were kids. Instead of playing in a sand box or with cups and bowls in the bathtub, kids are playing with iPads and Wii's. And so many districts (mine included) are taking away sand and water tables from kindergarten, in favor of more "rigor." Because of this, kids are not building the schema necessary…

The Imagination Tree: Exploring Capacity with Coloured Water

Lesson plans, activities and ideas for kindergarten classrooms, including math problem-solving, reading workshop, writer's workshop, inquiry-based science journals, literacy centers and more!

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Measurement is a great opportunity for our students to participate in hands-on activities, explore their environment and learn a bunch of new math vocabulary! :) Debbie Diller tells us that it's overwhelming for children to remember all the measurement vocabulary we ask them to use, especially if we teach all the strands of measurement at once. She said, "This is a very important (and foundational) area of mathematics, so be sure to provide enough time to teach measurement concepts well."…

Have I told you all how excited I am about summer?! I mean 12 more days and I can sleep in!! Hallelujah! We have started a summer countdo...

This FREEBIE is designed to help your students practice measuring and comparing volume/capacity with non-standard units. Your students will enjoy measuring McDonalds cups with cubes, cotton balls and pasta. Included, you will find: -recording sheet -I Can Cards Your students are sure to enjoy usin...