This activity is so much fun because not only does it teach nonstandard measurement with cubes, but it teaching recording data!
I have the students divide their paper into 1/4 sections. They then use the cubes to measure objects around the room. The results are recorded on their paper. They include the name of what they measured, the length and a diagram.
This activity is perfect for whole group to start and makes a fun, easy center once it is understood!
This student is using a marker as the object and unifix cubes as the unit of measure. He is also writing the names of the objects and creating illustrations of his results.
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