Measurement, Geometry, Time, and Money
•Cut paper into 12x12 squares and use the papers to find the square foot area of various rooms in the house or even tabletops.
•Measure various household objects using both inches and centimeters and have your child record. This will build their understanding of the two systems of measurement. This can be applied in the kitchen with volume. Measure liquids with liters and then in gallons. Compare the difference. How much of a difference is there between the two types of measurements?
•Take various shaped containers, try to get really wide and short and really tall and skinny and some in between, and compare the volume by filling each with water, then using a large measuring cup to measure how much each container held, recording in a chart.
•Measure the same length of space using various forms from footsteps, to yardsticks. Or choose a tabletop and measure in pennies, rectangular Legos, inches, etc.
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