Garden Vegetables Measuring Activity

Garden Vegetables Measuring Activity


How to teach Area

In this Garden Vegetables Measuring Activity, students practice measuring the length of garden vegetables in inches with this activity.

This lesson teaches students how to measure the length of specific objects in inches.  This lesson is perfect for small group, math centers or independent practice.

Place the labeled vegetables around the room. Select a recording sheet to use (letters A-M or N-Z). Then, search around the room for the vegetables on your recording sheet. Finally, measure each vegetable in inches and write the answer on the worksheet.


Other resources to use with this Garden Vegetables Measuring Activity

If you are using this activity, your students are probably learning about area.

Use this Calculating Measurement Worksheet as an additional resource for your students.

Introduce this worksheet by reviewing best practices for measurement. Next, have students help you create a step by step guide for how to measure.   Then, students measure the vegetables in the garden.  As students work, circulate around the classroom to listen to students' discussions about measurement. Finally, share students discussions that you heard to promote concepts of measurement skills.

Be sure to check out more Measurement Worksheets.


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