1st Grade Math Centers




1ST GRADE 
MEASUREMENT AND DATA
ACTIVITIES 
ALIGNED WITH
CO
MMON CORE
 STANDARDS

1ST GRADE MEASUREMENT AND DATA

This page provides sample Measurement and Data activities from our 1st Grade Math Centers eBook.  Try out the sample activities under each Common Core Standard or download the eBook and have all the Number, Geometry, Measurement and Data Centers you’ll need for the entire school year in one convenient digital file.

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:
Time Match (v. 1)
Time Match (v. 2)
Domino Clock
My Favorite Time of Day

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:
Which Has Fewer (v. 2)
Draw a Graph (v. 1-3)
Color Graph
Literature Link: Duck! Rabbit!

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES
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?



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