Monday, September 19, 2011

Math Monday ~ Measurement Scavenger Hunt

Last week, Brynne's MEP curriculum focused on different types of measurement. So, on Thursday I printed off a measurement scavenger hunt, handed her a ruler and a pencil, and sent her off.

I was impressed with her ability to accurately use just a 12-inch ruler to measure lengths longer than one foot and then add up her measurements, i.e. 12 inches + 12 inches + 6 inches. Once she figured out that 12 + 12 was 24, she could add in her head the rest of the problem. Amazing for a 6 year old.

Go open the Math Box for other great hands-on math ideas.

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