Estimation Station

Estimation Station

Item # 4820
Ages 5-9
We regret that this Educational Insights product is discontinued and no longer available.

No more wild guesses! The Estimation Station is the perfect way to teach your students to make logical, mathematical estimates. Simply send this jar home with a student to be filled and counted. Then fill the included proportional scoop and share that number with your class. Students use that information to formulate educated estimations about the number of pieces in the jar. Clearer and easier than home-made jars with hard-to-view contents.
  • Includes 4" plastic cube jar with locking lid and sturdy base and 2" plastic cube scoop

  • Activity guide with a week’s worth of activities including estimation, counting, place value, comparing and ordering numbers, making predictions, graphing, statistics, and mathematical reasoning

  • Parent letter (in English and Spanish) with instructions on filling and counting the jar's contents

  • Teaches estimation and proportionality


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    Estimation Station

    Aligned to:
  • K.CC.1. Count to 100 by ones and by tens.

  • K.CC.4. Understand the relationship between numbers and quantities; connect counting to cardinality.

  • K.CC.6. Identify whether the number of objects in one group is greater than, less than, or equal to the number of objects in another group, e.g., by using matching and counting strategies .

  • K.MD.2. Directly compare two objects with a measurable attribute in common, to see which object has “more of”/“less of” the attribute, and describe the difference.

  • 1.NBT.1. Count to 120, starting at any number less than 120. In this range, read and write numerals and represent a number of objects with a written numeral.

  • 5.MD.3. Recognize volume as an attribute of solid figures and understand concepts of volume measurement.
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