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Measurement & Time Teacher Resources

Help your students master the sometimes difficult concepts of measurement and time. We have printables, activities, lesson plans, and other resources to help you teach these properties of mathematics. Use the worksheets below to give students practice measuring and converting units in the U.S. Customary System and the metric system. You will also find professional development resources to help you explain measurement concepts to your students.

Printables for Kindergarten

Measurement Printable Book (Grades K-3)
Rulers: Inches and Centimeters
Blank Thermometer
Time, Money & Measurement Printable Book (Grades K-4)
More Popular Kindergarten Printables

Printables for First Grade

12-Inch Ruler
Centimeter Ruler
Measuring with Nonstandard Units (Gr. 1)
Gummy Worm Measurements
More Popular First Grade Printables

Printables for Second Grade

Telling Time to the Half Hour
Inches, Feet and Yards (Gr. 2)
Centimeters and Meters (Gr. 2)
Measure Me!
More Popular Second Grade Printables

Printables for Third Grade

Table of Measures
1-cm Square Grid (BLM 8)
Measuring Volume & Capacity
More Popular Third Grade Printables

Printables for Fourth Grade

Centimeter Ruler, Inch Ruler, and Protractor
Telling Time (Gr. 4)
Clock Face, Grades 3-6
2-cm Square Grid (BLM 7)
More Popular Fourth Grade Printables

Printables for Fifth Grade

Exploring Measuring Angles (Gr. 5)
Customary Units of Capacity (Gr. 5)
Measure My Head -- Holocaust Activity
Measuring Length
More Popular Fifth Grade Printables

Printables for Sixth Grade

How Do Fossils Help Us Date Rocks?
Activity: Layers of the Atmosphere
Activity: Measuring Sound
Circular Measurements & The Mystery Ratio
More Popular Sixth Grade Printables

Printables for Grades 7-9

Activity: Water Pressure and Ocean Depth
Measuring: Liquid Volume
Time Zones Around the World
Paper Airplane Mathematics
More Printables for Grades 7-9

Printables for Grades 10-12

Make an Invention Time Line
Measuring the Solar System
Reading a Map
What Is Air Pressure?
More Printables for Grades 10-12

Lesson Plans

How Can You Make a Thermometer?
Discovering the Magical Pi
Create a Hogwarts Floor Plan
Map Making, Floor Plans & Map Reading
Graphing Pitch
Triangular Trade in the Atlantic Ocean
Classroom Olympic Games
More Measurement & Time Lesson Plans

Metric System Resources

Elementary Mathematics: Measurement
Measuring Capacity: Metric Units (Gr. 3)
Powerful Ideas Related to Measurement
Measurement Comparison Table
Body Measurement
The Power of the Metric System
More Metric System Resources

Professional Development

The Concept of Measurement
Measurement of Time
Introducing Standard Units
Measurement Videos
Linear Measurement
Estimation in Measurement
Measuring Weight & Mass
More Professional Development for Teaching Measurement

Holiday & Seasonal Activities

Set Design for "Pilgrims of Plymouth"
Blank Calendar
Earth and Shadows: The Reasons for Seasons
Literature & Math: Stories about Time
The Measurement Elf
Top 10 Math Bulletin Boards: Holiday Themed
Ordinal Numbers and The Calendar (Gr. 3)
More Holiday & Seasonal Activities

Art, Measurement, & Time Connected

My Daily Timeline
Clock Hands
Literature & Math: The Best Bug Parade & The ABCs of Art
A Birthday Cake is No Ordinary Cake Activity Kit
Parts of the Day
Literature & Math: Stories about Planets
Is It Small or Large?
Making a Pocket Sundial
Literature & Math: Madlenka & Zoom
Literature & Math: Stories about Buildings
Literature & Math: Stories about Georgia O'Keeffe
Sand Painting
Fat Chicks
Great Giraffes
The Hammer Helper
Telling Time
Quarter To or Quarter Past?
Pick a Pocket
The Making of Toy Story

Reading & Language Arts Activities

Math Word Search
Literature & Math: If You Hopped Like a Frog
Weather Conversions Vocabulary
Kingfisher Young Knowledge: Solar System Teacher's Guide
Literature & Math: Stories about Aliens, Earth & the Solar System
Literature & Math: Wonders of the Ancient World Stories
Understanding the Moon Illusion

Social Studies, Measurement, & Time Connected

Studying and Measuring Spring Weather
Making Choices: Decision Making (Gr. 6)
World Land Areas and Elevations
Math Worksheet: Great Lakes Facts and Figures
What Are Time Zones?
U.S. Weights and Measures
Column Addition (Gr. 4)
More Social Studies Activities

Science, Measurement, & Time Connected

Investigate Activity: Estimating and Measuring Mass
Months, Seasons, & Time Printables Slideshow
Which Dinosaur Is Taller?
How Do Thermometers Work?
Celsius and Fahrenheit Conversions Made Simple
How Do You Measure Up?
Great, Big Enormous Animals
More Popular Science Activities

Graphic Organizers

Measurement Scavenger Hunt
How Long?
Extended Monthly Calendar
Centimeter Grid
Traceable Calendar Activity


Common Mathematical Formulas
Metric Weights and Measures
Wind Chill Factors
Daylight Saving Time Around the World
The World's 14 Highest Mountain Peaks
British Summer Time (BST)
The Curious History of the Gregorian Calendar


Measurement Units Quiz

More Mathematics Resources

Addition & Subtraction Teacher Resources
Multiplication & Division Resources for Teachers
Math Teacher Resources
Graphs & Charts – Teacher Resources
Geometry Teacher Resources
Money – Resources for Teachers
Decimals, Fractions, & Percentages – Teacher Resources
Estimation, Probability, & Statistics Resources for Teachers


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Do your students love videos? We have a growing collection of videos (including related activities) for holidays and events, including: Earth Day, women's history, Memorial Day, Independence Day, slavery & the Civil War, U.S. Presidents, handwashing awareness, the Common Core, and American History. Enjoy!

April Calendar of Events
April is full events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: Tell a Story Day (4/27) and International Jazz Day (4/30). Plus, celebrate Mathematics Education Month, National Poetry Month, and Youth Sports Safety Month!

Teaching with Comics: Galactic Hot Dogs
Reach reluctant readers and English-language learners with comics! Our original teaching guides to the Galactic Hot Dogs comic series (chapters 1-4 and 5-8), as found on Funbrain.com, will take students on a cosmic adventure while engaging their creative minds. Plus, find even more activities for teaching with comics, featuring many other classic stories.

Poptropica Teaching Guides
Poptropica is one of the Internet's most popular sites for kids—and now it's available as an app for the iPad! It's not just a place to play games; each of the islands featured on the site provides a learning opportunity. Check out our teaching guides to four of Poptropica's islands: 24 Carrot Island, Time Tangled Island, Mystery Train Island, and Mythology Island.

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