1. Taller/Shorter

Taller/Shorter

Use Post-it Notes® to help young students learn about scale.


  • Subject:

    Art or Math

  • Topics:

    kindergarten, art, math

  • Materials:

    5 pack Post-it® Super Sticky Notes and Post-it® Easel Pad

  • Grade Level:

    Kindergarten

  • Estimated Time:

    20 - 40 minutes

  • Author:

    l8ybug

  • Taller/Shorter Supplies
  • 1

    Draw a stick figure about as tall as your students on an Post-it® Easel Pad. Place it at the base of a blank wall.

    • Draw a stick figure about as tall as your students on an Post-it® Easel Pad
    • Place it at the base of a blank wall.
  • 2

    Have your students draw something that is shorter than they are on a Post-it® Super Sticky Note. Have them place their note on or around the stick figure.

    • Have your students draw something that is shorter than they are on a Post-it® Note
    • Have them place their note on or around the stick figure.
    • Use Post-it Notes® to help young students learn about scale.
  • Next, have your students draw something that is taller than they are on a Post-it® Note. Have them put this above the stick figure’s head.

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  • 4

    Discuss what the students created and where they placed the Post-it® Notes. This will help to reinforce the concept of scale using something very familiar to them: their own height.

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