Kindergarten Math Centers



This page provides samples of Kindergarten measurement and data activities suitable for use in math centers, small group, or whole class settings. All activities are designed to elicit a range of responses and provide opportunities for students to communicate their reasoning and mathematical thinking. Download the sample activities under each standard or purchase the Kindergarten 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.

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
Book Template: 
What is Heavy?

                            What is Long? 
Also included in K Math Centers:
Using a Balance Scale

Measurement Sentence Frames: Set 2
Book template: What is Light?
Book template: What is Short?
Book template: What is Tall?

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 (v. 1)
Which is Heavier (v. 1)
Also included in K Math Centers:
Is it Shorter?
Shorter or Longer?
Comparing Towers (v. 2)
Which is Heavier? (v. 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? (v. 1)

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