Students use candy canes to measure items in the classroom. After they measure with their candy canes, they measure their candy cane with a ruler and convert their candy cane measurements into inches.
**Section on using scale factor between a regular candy cane and a mini candy cane.
This assignment could be used from elementary through high school with minor modifications to fit your students. (Word document.)
Also includes a section to work together as a class to measure the room and than convert to inches, feet, and yards.