A Simple Way You Can DO This at Home!
Inside: Measurement and nonstandard activities for your preschooler
Nonstandard Measurement. - Sounds so teachery, and official, right?
It is actually SUPER simple to incorporate into your day!
In a nutshell, nonstandard measurement is simply measuring using everyday objects.
Bring it on rainy days! Mom's got a plan.
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WHY Nonstandard Measurement with your preschooler?
By Kindergarten children will be asked to:
- Describe measurable attributes of objects, such as length or weight. Describe several measurable attributes of a single object
- Directly compare two objects with a measurable attribute in common, to see which object has "more of"/"less of" the attribute, and describe the difference.
You can do this now! Use this chart below to begin measuring items around your home.
Have an older child? Are you a teacher?