Estimating, Comparing, Measuring KS1

Little Man

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

The Man is much smaller than us. Can you use the picture of him next to a mug to estimate his height and how much tea he drinks?

Sizing Them Up

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Can you put these shapes in order of size? Start with the smallest.

Can You Do it Too?

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Try some throwing activities and see whether you can throw something as far as the Olympic hammer or discus throwers.

Wallpaper

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

These pieces of wallpaper need to be ordered from smallest to largest. Can you find a way to do it?

Order, Order!

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Can you place these quantities in order from smallest to largest?

Discuss and Choose

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

This activity challenges you to decide on the 'best' number to use in each statement. You may need to do some estimating, some calculating and some research.