March 3, 2023

# FREE Printable Non-Standard Measurement Activities

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If you are looking for a fun, engaging idea for teaching measurement, you will love these free printable measurement activities. This activity on measuremnt of length is perfect for preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten age children. The fun school bus cards make this hands-on measurement activities perfect for a back to school activity on the first day of school! Simply print the measuring activities for preschoolers and you are ready to play and learn some important math!

## Measurement Activities

Looking for a fun Back to School measuring activity? These School Bus measuring cards are such a fun way to get learners excited about Back to School and introduce them to the idea of non-standard measurement at the same time. Learners will absolutely love using non-standard measuring units such as snap cubes, paperclips or the apple ruler included in the printable. Simply print the school bus measuring cards and you are ready for a fun Back to School activity that will have students eager to learn!

## Activity on Measurement of length

Start by scrolling to the bottom of the post, under the terms of use, and click on the text link that says >> _____<<. The School Bus measuring printable pdf file will open in a new window for you to save the freebie and print the template.

## Teaching Measurement

Measurement is a fundamental mathematical concept that learners will need to learn. Learners generally start of learning about measurement using non-standard units such as snap cubes, counting bears, paperclips and so on. This fun Back to School measurement activity is a great way for learners to get introduced to the concept of non-standard measurement.

## Hands-on Measurement Activities

If you are on the lookout for a back to school activity for your learners this is a perfect activity! You can even pair up learners together and get them to measure the length of the school buses using several different objects and compare how the object used affects the number they need to measure the school bus.

If you are looking for more Hands-on Back to School Activities for Kindergarten which cover both math and literacy concepts, then this Bundle of Back to School Activities is perfect for your learners!

## Measuring Activities for Preschoolers

This is a fun and hands-on measurement printable that learners will be able to use over and over again. Once this center is printed and prepped, simply store the cards in a ziplock bag and you will have a mess free method of storing this printable.

#### Materials Required:

• Free printable (at the end of this post)
• Printer
• Laminator
• Dry-erase markers
• Items for measuring (Snap cubes, paperclips, counting bears)

## Measuring Activities for Kindergarten

This center is very low-prep which is absolutely fantastic! To prep this printable simply print and laminate the pages. Then cut apart to create the measuring cards.

The printable contains 10 measuring cards ranging from 2cm to 20cm long school buses.

## Non-Standard Measurement

Present the school bus measuring cards to your learner. Present the learner with the measuring units they have to use. You can choose to use any manipulative such as counting bears, snap cubes, paperclips or even the apple ruler that is included in the printable.

Learners will place the manipulative or ruler along the line on the measuring card. They will count the number of objects that match the length of the school bus on the card and write the number in the box provided.

If your learner is ready to progress from non-standard measurement to standard units of measuring, they can also use a ruler and measure the lines in cm and write their answers down.

This printable is a fun and simple way to introduce learners to measurement. It also provides a hands-on experience for learners as they get to discover lengths and ways to measure length using different objects and units. This non-standard measurement activity is a perfect math center to integrate into your kindergarteners or first graders center or morning bin and have learners practice their measurement concepts. For another free Back to School measuring activity check out this set of FREE School Supplies Measuring Activity.

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