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Linear Measurement w/ Non-Standard Units

On this worksheets, students will practice measuring the length or height of items, using non-standard units. We've also included worksheets on comparing "long" and "short."

Measurement with Non-Standard Units Worksheets

Non-Standard Units

Measure each snake, using nonstandard block units. (How many blocks long is each snake?)
1st Grade
Common Core
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Measure the length of the office supplies using nonstandard units (blocks).
Kindergarten and 1st Grade

Longer and Shorter

Determine the longest and shortest item in each group. (examples: Color the flower with the longest stem. Color the umbrella with the shortest handle.)
1st Grade
Cut out the pictures of the paperclip, crayon, pencil, and paintbrush. Arrange them in order from shortest to longest and glue them onto the page.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Cut out the flower illustrations. Arrange them from shortest to tallest.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade

Compare Nonstandard Measurements

Measure pictures in nonstandard units and then compare the measurements to each other. For example: "The crayon is 4 paperclips long. The paint brush is 8 paperclips long. The paint brush is 2 crayons long."
1st and 2nd Grades
See also:
Numbers and Counting

Practice counting and skip counting with these printable practice sheets and games.

Measurement Worksheets

This page can direct you to many more measurement worksheets, including linear measurement (feet, inches) and metric linear measurement (centimeters, meters).

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Nonstandard Measurement Worksheets

Printable Measurement Worksheets (Nonstandard)

Measurement Worksheets

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