Magical Measurement-centers and printables for nonstandard units

Grade Levels
K - 2nd
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52 pages
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Teach measurement with nonstandard units in a hands-on and engaging way!

Use this 50 page packet to make measurement hands-on for your students. Can be used with ANY math curriculum.

As magician's assistants, allow your students to practice nonstandard units of measurement with different centers, printables, and interactive notebook pages.

Included in this packet are:

*7 anchor charts with definitions and visual examples

*Sort it Out! game where students spin a spinner and order the matching picture cards from shortest to longest using the magical sorting hats.

*Magic Wand Measurement! Students will use their magic wand measuring rulers to complete a classroom measurement hunt.

*Magic Show Estimate and Measure! Pair students into groups of 2-3 and have them use their magical wands to estimate and measure different objects as they act as magicians!

*Magical Measurement Scoot! Students will scoot around the room to measure different picture cards using connecting cubes

*Measurement Magic Trick! Pairs of students will act as magician and magician's assistant to be measured using different non-standard units of measurement.

*4 Interactive notebook and journal prompts

Total Pages
52 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Order three objects by length; compare the lengths of two objects indirectly by using a third object.
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.


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