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Activity Two - Measure A Spiral

Activity 2

Measure A Spiral

  • Card
  • Strips of coloured paper 1cm by 21cm
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Ruler
  • Ma2/3.1a choose and use appropriate standard units to estimate and measure length/height (m/cm); to the nearest appropriate unit, using rulers
  • Ma2/3.1b compare and order lengths
Activity One - Measure A Spiral

Activity 1
Measure A Spiral

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


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How do I use these activities?

This activity is a great way for children to practice using a ruler to measure and cut strips of paper to make their very own spiral artwork. This resource aligns with the Mathematics aspect of the National Curriculum of England. If you are looking for more curriculum standard activities for your classroom or home educated children, be sure to check out the Year Two topics directory, where you will find a wide range of subjects to choose from.

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