teaching resource

Non-Standard Measurement Rulers

  • Updated

    Updated:  18 Jul 2024

Use printable non-standard measuring rulers to introduce your little learners to the world of measurement.

  • Non-Editable

    Non-Editable:  PDF

  • Pages

    Pages:  10 Pages

  • Curriculum
  • Grades

    Grades:  PK - 1

teaching resource

Non-Standard Measurement Rulers

  • Updated

    Updated:  18 Jul 2024

Use printable non-standard measuring rulers to introduce your little learners to the world of measurement.

  • Non-Editable

    Non-Editable:  PDF

  • Pages

    Pages:  10 Pages

  • Curriculum
  • Grades

    Grades:  PK - 1

Use printable non-standard measuring rulers to introduce your little learners to the world of measurement.

Kick Off Your Non-Standard Measurement Unit With Us!

Get ready to make measurement more fun with brand-new resources from Teach Starter! This year, we’re excited to help even our littlest students make sense of the world of measurement with engaging activities surrounding informal units of length!

As teachers, we know it’s not easy to find the resources you need to teach little learners the foundations of measurement. That’s why we’ve created a fun set of hands-on materials that are perfect for those introductory lessons surrounding non-standard measurement.

Printable Non-Standard Measurement Rulers

This printable resource download includes a variety of fun non-standard unit rulers for students to use when learning the concept of measurement in kindergarten and first grade. The fun designs are sure to catch your students’ attention and keep them engaged throughout your informal measurement lessons. The rulers come in units of various sizes, which helps develop an understanding that to compare objects, the unit of measurement must be the same size.

We’ve included the following fun ruler options:

  • Caterpillars
  • Flowers
  • Paperclips
  • Avocados
  • Lemons
  • Ladybugs
  • Bees, and
  • Mushrooms 

These are great for your guided math groups or your math center activities.

Download and Print!

This resource is available in the following printable and editable formats. Click the dropdown arrow on the download button to select your preferred file.

  • Full-Color PDF (non-editable)
  • Low Color PDF (non-editable)
  • Black and White PDF (non-editable)

Even More Resources for Teaching Informal Measurement!

Don’t go yet! Make sure you check out these fantastic informal measurement resources before you go!

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