Primary maths: Measurement

Explore this hand-picked collection of maths measurement activities, lesson ideas and games to help pupils understand length, volume and capacity, mass, perimeter and area, time and money

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Colourful Rulers To Be Used During A Primary Maths Measurement Lesson

Hand-picked resources to help teaching maths measurement in the primary classroom

Measurement is a key topic for pupils to learn as it is grounded in everyday life. So why not take a look at the measurement lessons, activities and worksheets shared by the Tes community? Looking for more primary resources? Take a look at our Primary collection.

KS1 estimating and measuring length, volume and capacity and mass resources

Here, we have collected a range of measurement activities for KS1 classes to support them in estimating and measuring, understanding topic-related vocabulary, using the correct units of measurement and solving problems involving measures.

Weight
Steffster

Weight

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A collection of the materials I created during our weight topic. Use the shopping activities and the items for children to cut them out and stick them in the trolley or basket depending on their weight. Enjoy!
Maths Measuring KS1
samlaing

Maths Measuring KS1

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Several worksheets for use with KS1 children to learn how to measure both in non standard and standard units.
Measuring in cm
renosparks

Measuring in cm

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A simple activity for children to measure balloon strings in cm then draw kite tails with a ruler in cm.
Measuring Capacity and Volume - Year 2
Online_Teaching_Resources

Measuring Capacity and Volume - Year 2

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Measuring Capacity and Volume - Year 2 In this Year 2 teaching resource pupils are taught to choose and use appropriate standard units to estimate and measure capacity and volume. They are also required to compare and order capacity and volume and record the results using >, < and = (as per t...
KS1 Year 2 Maths SATs - Measurements Revision
Blossoming Minds

KS1 Year 2 Maths SATs - Measurements Revision

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These Year 2 SATs style revision questions on measurements cover length, height, mass, temperature and capacity. There are 3 differentiated levels. Each level contains 30 SATs style problems with answers. The higher level (Super Super Challenge) contains questions covering the Year 2 and Year 3...
Exploring weight and mass
Mathematics Mastery

Exploring weight and mass

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Mathematical discussion is a key element of the [Mathematics Mastery programme](http://www.mathematicsmastery.org/?utm_source=tes&utm_campaign=tes_mastery_corner&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=tes_talk_task). Talk Tasks are a brilliant way of enabling pupils to develop their mathem...
Year 1 - Measuring with a Ruler - White Rose
missmartin92

Year 1 - Measuring with a Ruler - White Rose

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Differentiated worksheets for White Rose Maths Planning, Year 1, Spring 2 (Length and Height) - Measuring using a ruler. Worksheets for SEN/LA, MA (2 pages) and HA. There is a link to where Problem Solving and Reasoning Challenges can be found. Worksheets all produced in Publisher. I have added t...

KS2 estimating and measuring length, volume and capacity and mass resources

Building upon their learning in KS1, take a look at these KS2 measurement lessons and activities that support pupils in practising and applying knowledge and skills involving measurements.

Differentiated Length Word Problems
Rose Mac

Differentiated Length Word Problems

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These are 2 worksheets with word problems involving length. They are both differentiated 3 ways (L/M/H). One sheet requires chn to simply solve the problem, the other requires them to convert measures before solving them. I used them with my Y4/5 class, but could easily be adapted for across KS2 :)
KS2 Maths (Length, Distance, Height)
Maths4Everyone

KS2 Maths (Length, Distance, Height)

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These topic-focused SATs questions at the end of a unit will help to test and extend students' understanding as well as helping them to prepare for SATs next year. These questions have **fully-worked solutions** which can be displayed on a whiteboard making feedback with students more efficient. Cli...
KS2 Maths (Mass)
Maths4Everyone

KS2 Maths (Mass)

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These topic-focused SATs questions at the end of a unit will help to test and extend students' understanding as well as helping them to prepare for SATs next year. These questions have **fully-worked solutions** which can be displayed on a whiteboard making feedback with students more efficient. Cli...
Capacity and Volume (UK version)     30+ printables
PrimaryStarsEducation

Capacity and Volume (UK version) 30+ printables

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PLEASE NOTE This is the UK version. If you require the US version, please visit our shop. Included in this pack: Capacity/Volume Conversion Chart Estimating capacity x 2 Comparing capacity More or less Reading capacity (Cylinders) x 2 Recording capacity (Cylinders) x 2 Create ...
Volume Year 6 (2 lessons)
krisgreg30

Volume Year 6 (2 lessons)

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Two lessons on volume that introduce the concept, thinking about cubes and cuboids and their properties initially. This then moves on to working through practice examples and questions where there is chance for children to practice before seeing if they are right. Included are pink and green bubbles...

KS2 perimeter and area resources

Using knowledge of the four operations and skills they have already learned about measures, area and perimeter is a skill that children can contextualise in every day life. From worksheets to lesson packs, there are a variety of resources to try.

Perimeter and Area worksheet
callen5

Perimeter and Area worksheet

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I created this worksheet for my Year 5's to revise area and perimeter. I&'ve tried to balance the questions to provide middle / less able with more of a challenge yet allowing them to do some questions independently with ease. Please let me know if you have found it useful.

KS2 converting measures resources

Converting measurements in KS2 can be tricky, so why not take a look at these resources which include worksheets, word problems and a game of bingo.

Converting Measures: Length
linzik

Converting Measures: Length

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I used this with a mixed year 5 and 6 class. It's just a simple worksheet that gives pupils practice on converting between units of length. I explain the rule to them and then they got on with the worksheet for practice.
Metric Conversion | Bingo Game
LittleStreams

Metric Conversion | Bingo Game

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This Bingo game covers metric conversion including mm, cm, m and km; ml and L; mg, g, kg and metric tons. As well as converting, for example, centimetres in millimetres, question also involved multiples conversions such as millimetres into metres. The set contains 72 question cards and bingo cards...
Converting Units of Measure Puzzles (Worksheets)
FullShelf

Converting Units of Measure Puzzles (Worksheets)

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Fun activities for converting between different units of measure: 6 Hidden Word / Spot the Mistake Puzzles Worksheets (and solutions) for KS2 Maths / Numeracy (especially Year 5 and 6 - Y5 / Y6) and early KS3 (and equivalents). Conversion of metric units only: millimetres, centimetres, metres, kilom...

KS1 and KS2 time resources

From learning to tell the time to calculating the duration of an event, we have gathered together a range of time resources for you to use with your class.

KS1 and KS2 money resources

Using money is a practical skill all children need to learn, so to help your pupils count those pennies, take a look at these calculating, converting and problem solving resources.

KS2 - Money Reasoning and Problem Solving
clickandteach

KS2 - Money Reasoning and Problem Solving

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A set of 3 differentiated maths activities. If you liked this resource, please give my facebook page (where there are many exclusive to facebook resources) a like. https://www.facebook.com/clickandteachresources
KS1 Money Maths Bundle
Catie S

KS1 Money Maths Bundle

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These are Powerpoint resources and therefore can be used as a whole-class activity on the board or printed out and utilised as worksheets for children to work on individually or in small groups. These are suitable for KS1 lessons or KS2 intervention and have been differentiated to use with attainme...