Help your students master measuring lengths with objects by using a FUN set of LOW prep centers. This resource includes 6 engaging math centers that can be used to practice first grade 1.MD.2 math skills. They will practice several strategies on how to measure lengths from smallest to longest and shortest to tallest. This resource provides review, practice, and enrichment in an engaging and meaningful way. It is great for Morning Work, Sub Plans, Math Centers, Early Finishers, Homework, Partner Pairs (pair different abilities for support), and so much more!
1.MD.A.2 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.
Measure With Math Chains Students will use math chains (links) to measure objects. Then they will record their answers on the recording sheet. (Color and B&W version included)
MeasureWith CubesStudents will use math cubes to measure objects. They will then record the answer on the recording sheet. (Color and B&W version included)
Measure With Dice Students will use dice to measure objects. They will then record their answer on their recording sheet. (Color and B&W version included)
Measure With Paperclips Students will use paperclips to measure objects. They will then record the answer on the recording sheet. (Color and B&W version included)
Measure With Pennies Students will use pennies to measure objects. They will then record the answer on the recording sheet. (Color and B&W version included)
Measure Inches Students will use a ruler to measure objects. . They will then record yes or no the number on their recording sheet. (Color and B&W version included)
**Answer keys are provided for each center
Digital Formats (Google)
This digital resource version uses Google Slides™ and can be used in Google Classroom and Google Drive. It is a self-correcting and interactive game, so stents are engaged the entire time.
With the printable version, students solve the problems. Once students have chosen an answer, they will record it on the corresponding sheet.
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