This is the perfect activity to accompany the book "How Big Is a Foot". After you read the book to your class you can divided the students into groups. Each member will take a role as a character from the book, Queen, King, Prime Minster, Carpenter, and Apprentice(s). Students will then have to solve the problem of measuring a bed for the queen, they will use both standard and non-standard units. Reflection questions at the end of activity.