Recommended Books that Teach Measurement – Best Books List

Looking for books that help teach your child about measurement?  Here are my favorite picks!  See if you can check some of these out at your local library.  Iif your local branch doesn’t have a copy, ask the librarian to request it from another branch – they can usually do that for you.  But sometimes they don’t have a copy at all and you may have to purchase one if you really really want it that badly.  This is my list of books that help teach measurement skills – to preschool and elementary -aged children.  Laynie’s favorites are starred (just for the fun of it).

How Tall, How Short, How Far Away? by Adler
Hershey’s Weights and Measures Book by Pallotta
How Long is It? by Loughran
Inchworm and a Half by Pinczes
*Measuring Penny by Leedy
This Book is About Time by Weston
*Is a Blue Whale the Biggest Thing There Is? by Wells

Me and the Measure of Things by Sweeney

Sizing up Measurement: Activities …K-2 by Bachman
Sizing up Measurement: Activities …3-5 by Confer

Pigs in the Pantry by Axelrod

How Long or How Wide? by Cleary

What’s Smaller than a Pygmy Shrew? by Wells
Measurement Mania: Games & Activities… by Long
Length by Pluckrose
*Is a Paw a Foot? by Myller
*Jim and the Beanstalk by Briggs

How Big is a Foot? by Myller

50 Fabulous Measurement Activities by Lee & Miller

Twelve Snails to One Lizard by Hightower

What’s Up with that Cup? by Keenan

How do you Lift a Lion? by Wells

Millions to Measure by Kellogg

Weight by Pluckrose

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