Featured Book Activity

Today Is Monday cover Tools to Measure Time

Today Is Monday

written and illustrated by Eric Carle

Collect examples and/or pictures of different tools that measure time: clock, wristwatch, pocket watch, stopwatch, sun-dial, calendar, sandglass (different sizes), egg timer, calendar, height chart, metronome, etc. Have children discuss what they are used for and how each tool could be used by a character In the story. You can also brainstorm the different ways in which each tool can be used.

You can use the telling time photo cards found on this site.