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Activity 1
Measure With A Ruler

Practical Resources:

Relation to Curriculum in England:

• 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 2
Measure A Spiral

Practical Resources:

• Card
• Strips of coloured paper 1cm by 21cm
• Pencil
• Scissors
• Glue
• Ruler

Relation to Curriculum in England:

• 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 3
Wiggly Worm Challenge

Practical Resources:

Relation to Curriculum in England:

• Ma2/2.1d compare and order numbers from 0 up to 100
• 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 4
One Metre Challenge

Practical Resources:

• Roll of paper
• Measuring tape
• Scissors
• Tape
• Variety of objects
• Pencil / pen

Relation to Curriculum in England:

• 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
• Sc2/1.5 using their observations and ideas to suggest answers to questions
• Sc2/1.6 gathering and recording data to help in answering questions

Activity 5
Measure A Potion

Practical Resources:

Relation to Curriculum in England:

• Ma2/3.1a choose and use appropriate standard units to estimate and measure capacity (litres/ml); to the nearest appropriate unit, using measuring vessels

Activity 6
Make A Measuring Bottle

Practical Resources:

Relation to Curriculum in England:

• 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 7
Comparing Weight With Scales

Practical Resources:

Relation to Curriculum in England:

• Ma2/2.1d compare and order numbers from 0 up to 100; use <,> and = signs
• 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 mass and record the results using >, < and=

Activity 8
One Kilogram Challenge

Practical Resources:

Relation to Curriculum in England:

• Ma2/3.1a choose and use appropriate standard units to estimate and measure mass (kg/g); to the nearest appropriate unit, using scales
• Sc2/1.1 asking simple questions and recognising that they can be answered in different ways
• 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

Practical Resources:

Relation to Curriculum in England:

• Ma2/3.1a choose and use appropriate standard units to estimate and measure mass (kg/g); to the nearest appropriate unit, using scales
• Sc2/1.1 asking simple questions and recognising that they can be answered in different ways
• 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

## How do I use these activities?

In this activity your child will compare the length and height of different objects using appropriate symbols. They will record their results.

This resource meets the following aspects of the National Curriculum of England: Mathematics and Science. Don’t forget to check out the rest of our key stage one topics where you will find great curriculum standard activities for your classroom or home educated children. There are plenty of subjects for you to choose from, so you’ll be delighted with the wide range when planning your day.

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