Measuring Tree

  • 6 sheets of construction paper
  • Ruler
  • Markers/Crayons/Pencil Colors/Pencil
  • Tape


1-2 hours


Instruct students to:

  1. Tape construction paper together to make one long piece about 6 long.
  2. Turn over and draw a tree from the bottom to the top of the construction paper.
  3. Make the trunk long.
  4. Place ruler along 1 side and mark the tree in inches and feet.
  5. Write name on the top of the tree.
  6. Punch a hole from the top center.
  7. Put a length through hole and tie.
  8. Hang.
  9. Have someone put a mark on the tree where the top of student's head touches.
  10. Put the date, age, and weight next to the mark on the tree.

Last Updated: 08/20/2013