Kindergarten Measurement and Data

This page provides samples of Kindergarten Measurement and Data Activities aligned with the Common Core State Standards. All activities are suitable for use in Math Centers, small group or whole class settings and are designed to  provide opportunities for students to communicate their reasoning and  mathematical thinking. All sample files are in PDF format. Sample files listed in blue are available for immediate download. Files listed in **grey are included in our Kindergarten Math Centers eBook .

Describe and compare measurable attributes
K.MD.A.1 Describe measurable attributes of objects, such as length or weight. Describe several measurable attributes of a single object.

Sample Activities:
Measurement Sentence Frames: Set 1
What is Heavy? (Book template)
What is Long? (Book template)
Also included in K Math Centers:
** Using a Balance Scale
** Measurement Sentence Frames: Set 2
** What is Light? (Book template)
** What is Short? (Book template)
** What is Tall? (Book template)

What is Tall Book TemplateWhat is Tall? Book

K.MD.A.2 Directly compare two objects with a measurable attribute in common, to see which object has “more of/less of” the attribute, and describe the differences.

Sample Activities:
Is it Longer?
Comparing Towers (ver. 1)
Which is Heavier (ver. 1)
Also included in K Math Centers:
** Is it Shorter?
** Shorter or Longer?
** Comparing Towers (ver. 2)
** Which is Heavier? (ver. 2)
** Which Weighs More?
** Which is Longer?


Classify objects and count the number of objects in each category
K.MD.B.3 Classify objects into given categories; count the number in each category and sort the categories by count. (Limit category counts to be less than or equal to 10)
Sample Activities:
Which Has More? (ver. 1)

2D Shape Sort (ver. 1)
Button Sort
Also included in K Math Centers
** Sort and Count
** Which Has More (ver. 2)
** Which Has More (ver. 3)
** Which Has More (ver. 4)
** 2D Shape Sort (ver. 2)
** Sorting Attribute Blocks
** Solid Shape Sort

Kindergarten Measurement and Data Read Alouds

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