Legos and Measurement

Measurement allows us to analyze the objects in our world.

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We are constantly doing it.

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We measure the ingredients in food, objects, space, and time.

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Before they are even aware of this new vocabulary, young children are constantly measuring items.

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Fostering an awareness of measurement can not only help them master everyday tasks, but nourish their growing ability to think critically.

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For this particular activity, we discussed the difference between height and width.

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We then measured the height of a pumpkin with Legos.

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