Measuring can be so much fun for little learners! This measurement book list has the perfect additions you need for your class library to engage your students in the world of measurement! These books cover size, length, weight, height, and capacity. My measurement unit would be the perfect addition to your classroom resources! It has over 10 activities with worksheets and printables!
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This reader is perfect for even your youngest students. The vocabulary is simple and the pictures correlate perfectly with the concepts being introduced. This text would be great in a preschool room or at home on your little one’s bookshelf.
Next, join Marta in the jungle as she compares herself to different animals. Your little learners will want you to read more as she goes deeper into the jungle and meets a hungry critter. Bonus: this text is bilingual!
This nonfiction text has real-life photographs and examples of size and comparison. Your students will be able to make sense of the concept of measurement and comparison after you read this book.
Your little learners will love this book on my measurement book list. The illustrator has drawn tons of bugs and the author wants to compare their sizes! Your classroom will love looking at the bugs and deciding who is the longest, tallest, or hairiest!
The little girl in this book has been assigned a project to measure something at her house in multiple ways. She decides to measure her dog, Penny. This book talks about standard and nonstandard measurement, weight, height, volume, and so much more!
Need a simple but powerful book to introduce length to your little learners? Look no further! This book has simple vocabulary, real-life photographs, and easy-to-understand concepts. The author describes length as the measurement from one end to the other.
Next up is a book about rulers and odometers. This simple reader is a great introduction to longer lengths and distances. It also shows how we measure those distances.
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This silly book uses animals to introduce children to the concept of size, length, and comparing. It is the perfect addition to any measurement unit plus your little learners will love hearing about the sizes of some of their favorite animals.
The ants are building a roller coaster! But they have a lot of questions before they can begin. Can you help them? Your little learners will love being the ants’ helpers and seeing the roller coaster once it is completed. This book talks about measurement, comparison, and data visualization.
Follow a little inchworm as he measures everything around him. But will he be able to measure the nightingale’s song? Read the book to see! Plus, your students will love trying to find him on each page!
Use this book as an introduction to a new concept: The concept of weight or as I explain to the children, how heavy something is. The simple vocabulary, real-life photos, and easy concepts are great for a preschool room!
Join a group of animal friends as they try to figure out who sank the boat! This silly book will have your little learners giggling and learning about weight all at the same time.
In this book, students will learn all about balances and scales to help compare weight. You will be in the kitchen, at the pond and so many more places as you explore this book with your classroom.
Your little learners will enjoy reading about the mice and their friends making a teeter-totter. The animals show your students about balancing, weight, and comparison in this book.
Yum! Your little learners will love learning about measurement and weight with chocolates! The author does a wonderful job introducing math concepts and using something yummy to engage your students. After reading, use chocolate for a hands-on math lesson!
This wacky text uses cartoony pictures and crazy comparisons to teach kids about weight. How many hamburgers weigh the same as a bulldog? Your little learners will love making guesses! There are measurements on each page too.
How many friends will it take to balance the seesaw? Mouse and elephant want you to join them as they try to figure out balancing and comparisons.
The author does a great job explaining capacity in simple terms for little learners. It is described as the space inside a container. When you are done reading, your little learners would love the chance to play in some water and measure capacity.
Will Birdie find the perfect house? He has a lot of decisions he needs to make about the size of his house, like how many friends he wants to fit in his house. This book takes another look at capacity and how much can fit inside.
This silly, rhyming book is perfect for your students to learn about height and comparison. The pictures are cartoony and the text will make them laugh, but they will be learning about the number of chipmunks it takes to reach the top of a Redwood tree.
Measurement has so many different subtopics and can be complicated for little learners to grasp. I do hope my measurement booklist has something just right for you and your classroom! If you are struggling with activities for measurement or looking for something new, check out my measurement unit here!
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