Master estimation skills through 46 different practice pages! Students will stay engaged by the variety!
K-2 Estimation Activities for Entire Year
Estimation can be a hard concept to teach. The best thing I have found to help students' estimation skills improve is practice, practice, practice!
This product can be used for students to estimate and find the perimeter or inside area of the included pictures.
With this purchase you will receive 46 different estimation sheets.
August - apple, bus
September - leaf, books
October - bat, jack-o-lantern
November - turkey
December - sleigh, gift, Santa, hat
January - igloo, mitten, penguin, snowflake
February - heart 1, heart 2, heart 3, rose
March - clover 1, clover 2, horseshoe 1, horseshoe 2
April - egg 1, egg 2
May - daisy, frog, ladybug, ice cream cone
Other – fish, owl, paw print, pig, snail, watermelon, sun, tree, sheep, oval, star 1, star 2, square, rectangle, triangle1, triangle 2, circle
Each sheet comes in color and black & white/grayscale. The color sheets would be great to print, laminate, and use in math centers all year long! Simply switch to a new picture each week and your students will be ready to go!
As the teacher, it is up to you to determine what the students will be using as a measuring tool. (However, there are seven measurement tools that you can cut up and use at the end of this product!)
Here is the language I use: "Let's think about how many paper clips would fit inside the apple. Write your estimate, or guess, on the first line. Now fill the apple with paperclips. Finally, write the actual number on the second line."
The goal is for student's estimate and actual number to get closer to one another as the year progresses.
No answer key is provided, as it will vary greatly depending on what you are using to measure.
Thanks for looking!