Make Your Own Ruler
Who says that all school supplies need to be store-bought? Teach your child about recycling and reusing with this simple math-based activity.
The preschool and kindergarten years are a time when your child will start (and continue) to discover beginning mathematical concepts such as counting and measuring. The Make Your Own Ruler activity encourages young learners to explore these concepts within the framework of a drawing based art activity. Canvas your house for reusable supplies, and get ready to measure the fun that your child will have creating his own ruler!
What You Need:
- 1 piece of sturdy paper or cardboard (reused)
- Crayons or colored pencils in dark colors
- School glue
- Paint brush
- Tape measure or other measuring device