Measuring Mass (weight) in grams - reading scales Year 2

I searched for hours to find sets of scales where children read the scales and record the weight in grams. It was a surprisingly difficult task! Everything was far too hard for a first lesson in this after a practical activity.

Luckily I had made a few worksheets from a few years ago by screenshotting some IWB games. I hope that you find them useful, I was certainly very relieved to find them.

LA were challenged further by weighing objects of their own choice - using balance scales and 1g weights and then a set of kitchen scales.

MA were challenged further by using the Twinkl challenge cards found here:

And HA were challenged further by using the Twinkl activity cards found here:


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  • weight_recording_sheet.docx

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Created: Jun 20, 2019


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