Over 150 1st Grade Math Centers for Number, Geometry, Measurement and Data

This page provides sample 1st Grade Measurement and Data Centers from our 
1st Grade Math Centers eBook.  Try out the sample Measurement and Data Centers listed in blue under each Common Core State Standard or download the 1st Grade Math Centers eBook and have all the Number, Geometry, Measurement and Data Centers you’ll need for the entire school year in one convenient digital file.  With over 150 easy-prep, engaging centers this resource will simplify your lesson planning and make hands-on math instruction an integral part of your classroom.
Teaching in a state that is implementing their own specific math standards?  Download our 1st Grade Correlations document for cross-referenced tables outlining the alignment of each state's standards with the CCSS-M, as well as the page numbers in our 1st Grade Math Centers eBook related to each standard.  Teaching in Australia?   Also available for the 
Year One outcomes as written in the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics.

Measure lengths indirectly and by iterating length units 

1.MD.A.1 Order three objects by length; compare the lengths of two objects indirectly by using a third object.
Possible Activities:
Which is Longest?
Scoop and Order

1.MD.A.2 Express the length of an object as a whole number of length units, by laying multiple copies of a shorter object (the length unit) end to end; understand that the length measurement of an object is the number of same-size length units that span it with no gaps or overlaps. Limit to contexts where the object is being measured is spanned by a whole number of length units with no gaps or overlaps.
Possible Activities:
Measuring with Sticks

Measuring with Snap Cubes
Also included in 1st Grade Math Centers:
Measuring Shoes
Measuring with Dominoes
Ordering Cuisenaire Rods
Which is Longer?

Tell and write time

1.MD.B.3 Tell and write time in hours and half-hours using analog and digital clocks
Possible Activities:
Time Barrier Game (v.1)
Also included in 1st Grade Math Centers:
My Favorite Time of Day
Time Match (v. 1)

Time Match (v. 2)
Domino Clock

Represent and interpret data

1.MD.C.4 Organize, represent, and interpret data with up to three categories; ask and answer questions about the total number of data points, how many in each category; and how many more or less are in one category than another.
Which Has Fewer? (v. 1)
Shape Graph

Also included in 1st Grade Math Centers:
Literature Link: Duck! Rabbit!
Which Has Fewer (v. 2)
Draw a Graph (v. 1-3)
Color Graph

Identify and know the value of coins. Find the value of a collection of coins.
Compare values of collections of coins.
Sample Activity:
Coin Scoop (v. 2)
Also included in 1st Grade Math Centers:
Coin Bump (v. 3 - 4)
Coin Scoop (v. 1)

Coin Scoop (v. 3)
Coin Scoop (v. 4)
Which is Greater?