Weights and Scales

Experience with scales helps children understand size and weight.

Bring It Home

  • For instructions on how to make a play scale at home click here.
  • Other ways to integrate math and science at home include activities such as allowing your child to pour water from container to container.This teaches about size and measurement.
  • Sorting socks gives opportunity for matching and sorting by shape, size, and color.
  • Integrate math and science-oriented vocabulary into your vocabulary and encourage your child to explore naturally occurring incidences (i.e. separation of oil and water, how cooking foods changes their texture, etc.)

Last updated September 22, 2017