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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
Gummy Worm Measurements
Measure Me!
More Popular Kindergarten Printables

Printables for First Grade

12-Inch Ruler
Centimeter Ruler
Math Warm-Up 153 for Gr. 1 & 2: Measurement & Geometry
Math Warm-Up 152 for Gr. 1 & 2: Measurement & Geometry
More Popular First Grade Printables

Printables for Second Grade

Measurement Bulletin Board
Paper Airplane Mathematics
My Daily Timeline
Clock Hands
More Popular Second Grade Printables

Printables for Third Grade

Table of Measures
1-cm Square Grid (BLM 8)
Clock Face, Grades 3-6
More Popular Third Grade Printables

Printables for Fourth Grade

Centimeter Ruler, Inch Ruler, and Protractor
Math Warm-Up 153 for Gr. 3 & 4: Measurement & Geometry
2-cm Square Grid (BLM 7)
Math Warm-Up 150 for Gr. 3 & 4: Measurement & Geometry
More Popular Fourth Grade Printables

Printables for Fifth Grade

Math Warm-Up 149 for Gr. 5 & 6: Measurement & Geometry
Math Warm-Up 153 for Gr. 5 & 6: Measurement & Geometry
Math Warm-Up 152 for Gr. 5 & 6: Measurement & Geometry
Whole Numbers: Comparing and Ordering (Gr. 5)
More Popular Fifth Grade Printables

Printables for Sixth Grade

Measuring: Liquid Volume
Time Zones Around the World
Circular Measurements & The Mystery Ratio
Time Management Tips for Students (Grade 6)
More Popular Sixth Grade Printables

Printables for Grades 7-9

Seafloor Spreading Activity
Measuring Process Skills
How Do You Measure Up?
Using a Triple-Beam Balance
More Printables for Grades 7-9

Printables for Grades 10-12

Activity: Measuring Sound
Measuring Temperature III (Fahrenheit, Celsius & Kelvin)
Graphing Air Temperature Activity
It's Only a Paper Moon: Teacher's Guide
More Printables for Grades 10-12

Lesson Plans

Create a Hogwarts Floor Plan
Discovering the Magical Pi
Map Making, Floor Plans & Map Reading
Graphing Pitch
Celsius and Fahrenheit Conversions Made Simple
Classroom Olympic Games
Measurement Lab
More Measurement & Time Lesson Plans

Metric System Resources

Elementary Mathematics: Measurement
Powerful Ideas Related to Measurement
Metric Weights and Measures
Measurement Printable Book (Grades K-3)
1-cm Square/Diagonal Grid (BLM 13)
Multiplication and Division Word Problems III
More Metric System Resources

Professional Development

The Concept of Measurement
Measurement of Time
Linear Measurement
Measuring Length
Measurement Videos
Linear Measurement Compared with Area Measurement
Measuring Volume & Capacity
More Professional Development for Teaching Measurement

Holiday & Seasonal Activities

Blank Calendar
Top 10 Math Bulletin Boards: Holiday Themed
Triangular Trade in the Atlantic Ocean
How Can You Make a Thermometer?
The Measurement Elf
Place Values and Time: Decision Making Skills (Gr. 3)
Traceable Calendar Activity
More Holiday & Seasonal Activities

Art, Measurement, & Time Connected

Great Giraffes
Parts of the Day
Fat Chicks
Is It Small or Large?
Telling Time
Quarter To or Quarter Past?
Sand Painting
The Hammer Helper
Pick a Pocket
The Making of Toy Story
Making a Pocket Sundial
Literature & Math: The Best Bug Parade & The ABCs of Art
Literature & Math: Stories about Planets
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
Set Design for "Pilgrims of Plymouth"

Reading & Language Arts Activities

Weather Conversions Vocabulary
Angular Diameter -- Reading 1
Understanding the Moon Illusion
Measuring Matter: Vocabulary
Measuring Matter: Family Activity
Science Reading Warm-Up: Sun, Earth & Moon
Kingfisher Young Knowledge: Solar System Teacher's Guide

Social Studies, Measurement, & Time Connected

Making Choices: Decision Making (Gr. 6)
Math in Science: Around the Clock
U.S. Weights and Measures
Reading a Map
Measure My Head -- Holocaust Activity
Column Addition (Gr. 4)
Telling the Truth About Standard Units
More Social Studies Activities

Science, Measurement, & Time Connected

Which Dinosaur Is Taller?
How Long?
Investigate Activity: Estimating and Measuring Mass
Skating Around the Ice Rinks
Months, Seasons, & Time Printables Slideshow
Star Distances
Wind Chill Factors
More Popular Science Activities

Graphic Organizers

Centimeter Grid
Measurement Scavenger Hunt
Extended Monthly Calendar


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


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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