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Estimation Jar  Fun ideas for teaching estimation skills to students and encouraging thinking not guessing. source
Linear Measurement  This is a collection of activities to use when teaching the concept of measurement. source
Elapsed Time  These are a collection of strategies to help you teach the concept of elapsed time. source
Capacity & Volume  Stategies to use when teaching capacity and volume. source
Money  Counting Coins  Counting money can be a difficult concept for kids to grasp. Here's several ideas to consider when teaching your students how to count money. source
measurement and graphing  I am planning a plant unit for my second graders. One activity we are going to do is to make Eggshell people. Give all the kids an empty egg shell with the top third removed. Have them decorate the eggs to look like a person (test the markers first). Then have them plant grass seed. As the grass grows, have students measure the grass and record it in a table of some sort. They can make a line graph showing the progression...source
measurement search  I do a search through the room where they work in teams and try to measure different objects. I have three parts: First partParticular things to measure, second partfinding items of a certain length, third part...source
Telling time  I am a first year teacher, and was very overwhelmed when I realized that my kids could not tell time in the third grade. I immediately bought a clock for the room, and once I taught them the rules of telling time, I made a habit of...source
Area Formula Lab  Lesson plans with reproducible activities for applying formulas to measuring the area of polygons source
Clock  A printable clock manipulative with Arabic numerals, and attachable hands for teaching students how to tell time source
Its About Time  (PRIMARY) Students learn to tell time to the hour on an analog clock. Students estimate the time it will take to complete a task, then see if it takes more or less time source
Making Estimations in Measurement  After listening to the story Jack and the Beanstalk, students estimate their own height, circumference, and length of foot. Then, they work with a partner to measure themselves source
Making Ice Cream  Students make homemade ice cream by converting a metric recipe into English units of measure source
Measurement  Classroom activities about measuring time, distance, weight, and capacity source
Money Talks  An instructional unit about solving math problems with money. Although the unit uses Canadian money, it is adaptable to American currency as well. Several reproducibles are, provided  a math journal pattern, a currency around the world worksheet, and source
Money Talks  Canadian Money  An instructional unit with reproducibles for teaching about monetary measurement of Canadian currency source
Money Unit  A curriculum unit with lessons, activities, and bulletin board ideas for teaching about money source
Pennies: A Little Goes a Long Way  A game in which students earn pennies, then trade them for nickles, dimes, and quarters source
Remembering Units  Activity ideas for teaching about gallons, quarts, pints, and cups. Students can construct a Mr. Gallon source
Tree Measurement  Students measure a trees circumference, length of branches, and height using simple methods described in this lesson plan source
What Time Is It?  Use this reproducible worksheet to help your students practice reading a clock source
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