This is a fantastic set of 12 worksheets that are designed to introduce students to metric measurement. They introduce students to centimeters, meters and millimeters in a fun and varied way. All worksheets are no prep printables, so you should just be able to print and go! Details below.
How to measure - look at the rectangles and color in the ones that are measured correctly (this is to teach students to measure from the 0 on the ruler instead of starting at 1 or at the end of the ruler!) x 1
How long - measure the vegetables/ kitchen utensils using the rulers provided write down how long they are. x 2
Drawing snakes - use the rulers to draw snakes the lengths stated x 1
How tall are we? Measure each family member using a ruler, write down how many cm tall each one is. x 1
Measure a friend - find a friend and measure their height, arm length, leg length, foot length, hand span and around their head. x 1
Measure classroom objects - measure the length of an eraser, piece of paper, paint brush, pencil, glue stick, sellotape, stapler, scissors and highlighter pen. x 1
Choose the correct unit- look at the pictures e.g. house, pineapple and choose whether you would measure it in cm or m. Cut out the correct unit and paste below the picture x 1
Measurement Search - look at the pictures and color the ones you would measure in mm green, cm blue and m red.
Measure the classroom - read and measure the distances stated - e,g. 'from the teachers desk to the door', from 'where I sit to where _____ sits' x 1
Estimate and measure - choose 8 objects to measure write them down, write the length you estimate them to be, then write down their actual length x 1