Estimating, Comparing, Measuring KS1

Little Man

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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

Can You Do it Too?

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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

Wallpaperlive

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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

Order, Order!

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

Discuss and Choose

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

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.



 
You may also be interested in this collection of activities from the STEM Learning website, that complement the NRICH activities above.