A bean bag animal, balance scale, and gram weights! This is a fun and engaging lesson that involves students in discovering grams as a unit of measurement. This lesson can be done whole group, small group, or individually. This supports the Common Core State Standards 3.MD.2 and 4.MD.1.
An optional activity-Encourage students to bring their own animal to weigh. Pages 5 and 6 have been left with no name for students to fill in with their own animal's name.