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Estimating Area

Here's a hands-on activity you can do with your fourth-grader to practice measurement and directly apply the concept of area.

Impossible Heights: Calculate and Measure with Your Shadow!

In this math and science activity, help your middleschooler learn about proportion and measurement with just her shadow and a tape measure!

Make a Step Map

How many steps long is the hallway? Kids put their graph-making skills to work as they make a step map of their own house.

Area and Volume

Have your child observe, measure and record the amount of space objects occupy, and you'll have an inside space explorer on your hands in no time!

Metric Conversion Game

Making metric conversions is a difficult concept to master. Get in some extra practice by playing this Tic-Tac-Toe game with your middle school student.

How to Use a Ruler

Little hands and feet can be a big help when learning how to measure! In this activity your preschooler will practice using a ruler and writing numbers.

Make Your Own Ruler

This craft activity encourages kindergarteners to explore measuring. Get ready to measure the fun that your child will have creating his own ruler!

Measurement Scavenger Hunt

Give your second grader a chance to get his feet wet with measurement before he moves onto the more complicated stuff by trying this activity with him at home.

Foot Fun: A Measurement Activity

This measurement activity uses feet to compare objects, but not the ones found on rulers and measuring sticks...the feet on your child's own body!

How Old is That Tree?

Try this simple activity with your child to guesstimate the age of a tree in your yard and nurture her developing math skills while you're at it!

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