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Measure Week 1

Practical Activities

Hopefully the weather is still good and the sun is shining! Time to get out the paddling pool, or the water tray. (If it's grey and rainy you could use the bath or sink instead.)


  • Find containers that hold 1 litre.
  • Find different containers that hold more/less than 1 litre.
  • Find containers that hold a half/a quarter of a litre.


Extension ideas:

  • How many coke cans would it take to fill a milk bottle?
  • How many egg cups would you need to fill the jug?
  • How many cups could be filled using the 1 litre bottle?
  • Arrange your containers in order from the biggest capacity to the smallest.