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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

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

Printables for First Grade

12-Inch Ruler
Centimeter Ruler
Gummy Worm Measurements
Math Warm-Up 123 for Gr. 1 & 2: Measurement & Geometry
More Popular First Grade Printables

Printables for Second Grade

Paper Airplane Mathematics
Math Warm-Up 131 for Gr. 1 & 2: Measurement & Geometry
Math Warm-Up 130 for Gr. 1 & 2: Measurement & Geometry
Science Reading Warm-Up: Sun, Earth & Moon
More Popular Second Grade Printables

Printables for Third Grade

Table of Measures
1-cm Square Grid (BLM 8)
2-cm Square Grid (BLM 7)
More Popular Third Grade Printables

Printables for Fourth Grade

Centimeter Ruler, Inch Ruler, and Protractor
Math Warm-Up 131 for Gr. 3 & 4: Measurement & Geometry
Measurement Bulletin Board
Measuring Hot and Cold
More Popular Fourth Grade Printables

Printables for Fifth Grade

Math Warm-Up 129 for Gr. 5 & 6: Measurement & Geometry
Clock Face, Grades 3-6
Time Management Tips for Students (Grades 3-5)
Whole Numbers: Comparing and Ordering (Gr. 5)
More Popular Fifth Grade Printables

Printables for Sixth Grade

Measuring: Liquid Volume
Time Zones Around the World
Time Management Tips for Students (Grade 6)
Literature & Math: Stories about Aliens, Earth & the Solar System
More Popular Sixth Grade Printables

Printables for Grades 7-9

Set Design for "Pilgrims of Plymouth"
Circular Measurements & The Mystery Ratio
How Do You Measure Up?
Measure My Head -- Holocaust Activity
More Printables for Grades 7-9

Printables for Grades 10-12

Make an Invention Time Line
How Do You Read a Map?
Measuring the Solar System
Graphing Air Temperature Activity
More Printables for Grades 10-12

Lesson Plans

Create a Hogwarts Floor Plan
Map Making, Floor Plans & Map Reading
Discovering the Magical Pi
Graphing Pitch
Great, Big Enormous Animals
Celsius and Fahrenheit Conversions Made Simple
Triangular Trade in the Atlantic Ocean
More Measurement & Time Lesson Plans

Metric System Resources

Elementary Mathematics: Measurement
Powerful Ideas Related to Measurement
The Power of the Metric System
Measurement Printable Book (Grades K-3)
Perimeters of Squares and Rectangles I
Metric Weights and Measures
Body Measurement
More Metric System Resources

Professional Development

The Concept of Measurement
Estimation in Measurement
Measurement Videos
Measurement of Volume
Linear Measurement
Linear Measurement Compared with Area Measurement
Developing Measurement Concepts: The Meaning & Process of Measurement
More Professional Development for Teaching Measurement

Holiday & Seasonal Activities

How Can You Make a Thermometer?
Literature & Math: Stories about Planets
Top 10 Math Bulletin Boards: Holiday Themed
Blank Calendar
Literature & Math: Stories About Time
The Measurement Elf
Ordinal Numbers and The Calendar (Gr. 3)
More Holiday & Seasonal Activities

Art, Measurement, & Time Connected

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

Reading & Language Arts Activities

Kingfisher Young Knowledge: Solar System Teacher's Guide
Math Word Search
Weather Conversions Vocabulary
Angular Diameter -- Reading 1
Understanding the Moon Illusion
Measuring Matter: Family Activity
Measuring Matter: Vocabulary

Social Studies, Measurement, & Time Connected

U.S. Weights and Measures
Reading a Map
Column Addition (Gr. 4)
Making Choices: Decision Making (Gr. 6)
Math in Science: Around the Clock
Day or Night
Telling the Truth About Standard Units
More Social Studies Activities

Science, Measurement, & Time Connected

Investigate Activity: Estimating and Measuring Mass
Which Dinosaur Is Taller?
First Grade Summer Math
How I've Grown
How Can You Measure Your Body?
Temperature (Gr. 3)
Measurement Scavenger Hunt
More Popular Science Activities

Graphic Organizers

Centimeter Grid
How Long?
Extended Monthly Calendar
Traceable Calendar Activity


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


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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