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Activity Six - Make A Measuring Bottle

Activity 6

Make A Measuring Bottle

  • Ma2/3.1a choose and use appropriate standard units to estimate and measure length/height (m/cm); to the nearest appropriate unit, using rulers
  • Sc2/1.1 asking simple questions and recognising that they can be answered in different ways
  • Sc2/1.2 observing closely, using simple equipment
  • Sc2/1.3 performing simple tests
  • Sc2/1.4 identifying and classifying
  • Sc2/1.5 using their observations and ideas to suggest answers to questions
  • Sc2/1.6 gathering and recording data to help in answering questions
Activity One - Make A Measuring Bottle

Activity 1
Make A Measuring Bottle

Practical Resources:

Relation to Curriculum in England:

  • En2/2.1a listen and respond appropriately to adults and their peers
  • En2/2.1c use relevant strategies to build their vocabulary
  • En2/2.1f maintain attention and participate actively in collaborative conversations, staying on topic and initiating and responding to comments
  • En2/2.1h speak audibly and fluently with an increasing command of Standard English
  • En2/2.1i participate in discussions, presentations, performances, roleplay /improvisations and debate


+ Measurements: Two Activities

How do I use these activities?

This activity is a great way for your child to learn about measuring and recording data. By creating their own measuring bottle, they can measure the capacity of other containers and record their results in a table and bar graph. This activity aligns with the Mathematics and Science aspects of the National Curriculum of England.

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