You'll need a collection of cups for this activity.
For this activity which explores capacity, you will need to collect some bottles and jars.
In this activity focusing on capacity, you will need a collection of different jars and bottles.
Can you lay out the pictures of the drinks in the way described by
the clue cards?
We went to the cinema and decided to buy some bags of popcorn so we
asked about the prices. Investigate how much popcorn each bag holds
so find out which we might have bought.
The challenge for you is to make a string of six (or more!) graded
If you had 36 cubes, what different cuboids could you make?
What is the smallest cuboid that you can put in this box so that
you cannot fit another that's the same into it?
Have a go at this 3D extension to the Pebbles problem.
What size square should you cut out of each corner of a 10 x 10
grid to make the box that would hold the greatest number of cubes?
Cut differently-sized square corners from a square piece of paper
to make boxes without lids. Do they all have the same volume?
A group of children are using measuring cylinders but they lose the
labels. Can you help relabel them?
What is the largest cuboid you can wrap in an A3 sheet of paper?
How will you find out how much a tank of petrol costs?
An activity for high-attaining learners which involves making a new cylinder from a cardboard tube.