Measuring length using standard and non-standard units.
Please see the worksheets for different abilities in the separate folders. Choose activities the most suitable for your child.
Hard: Watch and discuss PowerPoint: How to use a ruler.
Practice using a ruler and measure different length crayons on the worksheet: Hard-Measuring in centimetres.
Easy: Watch and discuss PowerPoint Long and short
Look around your house. Find short and long objects. Compare short and long objects. Order them from the shortest to the longest.
Worksheet: Colour by size.
Medium: Watch and discuss the PowerPoint: Mystery Mouse Investigating Length.
Measure crocodiles using paper clips/cubes/buttons. How many buttons long is your crocodile? Find shorter/longer. Record your results using appropriate numerals.
Hard: See the worksheet: Chocolate-bar-measuring
Easy: See the worksheet: Measuring caterpillar lengths.
Medium: See the worksheet Measuring caterpillar lengths. Measure caterpillars using paper clips/cubes/buttons. How many buttons long is your caterpillar? Find shorter/longer. Record your results using appropriate numerals.
Hard: Find objects around the house that measure 5cm, 10 cm, 15cm, 20 cm and 50 cm. Take photos.
Medium: See the worksheet: African animal measuring.
Easy: Practice measuring with non-standard units, such as buttons, paper clips, cubes, the same size Lego blocks, etc…
Watch and discuss PowerPoint: Easy Sophie Sunflowers.
Complete the worksheet: Easy -Sophie- Sunflowers- measuring.
Easy: See the worksheet: African animal measuring
Medium: Se the worksheet: How many feet.
Hard: Choose 3 activities from the worksheet: Measuring Length Challenge cards.