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."

Non-Standard Units
Measure each snake, using nonstandard block units. (How many blocks long is each snake?)
1st Grade
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Measure the length of the office supplies using nonstandard units (blocks).
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
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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
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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
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Cut out the flower illustrations. Arrange them from shortest to tallest.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
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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
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Numbers and Counting

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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