# Books about Measurementgreat for measurement lesson plans

Add some fun and zip to your measurement lesson plans with one of the following fun and educational children's books. A clear understanding of various different types of measurement systems is surely something that a student will benefit from for his or her whole life. And these children's books make learning this topic fun!

Funny and clever children's books can make learning measurement stick, and may help students who are struggling with this potentially confusing subject. As any teacher will attest, measurement lessons can be super fun or super boring. You certainly have to put some extra effort into it. Mixing in fun picture books helps.

Check out these fun and educational children's books for your measurement lessons. The list below of includes links to buy from Amazon. Or, save 50% with our list of SALE math books.

How Tall, How Short,
How Far Away

(history of measurement plus

How Long or How Wide:
A Measuring Guide (great
for intro to measurement
lesson plans)

Measuring Penny
(a little girl gets really into her measurement homework)
by Loreen Leedy

Millions to Measure
(magician teaches the history
of measurement--weight,volume,metric)

On the Scale,
a Weighty Tale

(a Math is Categorical series
book that focuses on weight)

Counting on Frank
(a curious boy uses math
to solve some of his general
'what if / wonderings')

Super Sand Castle
Saturday

(a sand castle contest teaches
need for standard measurements)

Is a Blue Whale the
Biggest

Thing There Is?

(measures of large items)

(teaches light vs heavy via
a little girl cleaning her room)

Pastry School in Paris
(kids at a pastry school learn
types of liquid measurement)

Hershey's Milk
Chocolate Weights
and Measures

(uses a variety of Hersheys
product teach measurement)

Me and the Measure
of Things

(wet and dry measurements,
weight, size, and length)

Sam's Sneaker Squares
using measurement for

who learn measurement
when sharing a room!)

The Dragon's Scales
(a measurement [weight]
contest helps a town's win
back it's treasured berries)

Math Counts Measurement Series
(review coming soon)

size relationships; a
MathStart series book)

For Good Measure
(subtitle: The Ways We Say
How Much, How Far, How
Heavy, How Big, How Old)

Room for Ripley
(kids get a pet fish and
learn a lesson in capacity
;
a MathStart series book)

How Big is a Foot?
using measurement to
make a gift for a queen)

The 100 Pound Problem
(review in progress --
review this book yet)

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