Free worksheets: Weights and measurements, KS2
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Can you read the scales and solve these potato-weight problems?
To find the perimeter of a shape you must add up the lengths of each of the sides. Can your child calculate the perimeters of these common shapes?
Volume is the amount of 3D space that an object occupies. Volume can be measured in cubes. Calculate the number of cubes in each shape to work out the volume.
Look at these containers. Which do you think has the greatest volume? (Think about their real-life size by considering what is inside.) Put them in order from smallest to largest volume. Estimate the volume in cm3, then calculate the volume to see how accurate you were.
A multiplication number square will help your child spot number patterns and begin to learn their multiplication tables and square numbers. Download TheSchoolRun's free, colour-coded multiplication tables to help them practise their multiplication facts and times tables at home.
Year 4 times tables practice: complete the multiplication square with missing numbers from the 7, 11 and 12 times table.
Look at the multiplication square. Some of the numbers from the 6 and 9 times tables are missing – can you add them back in? What patterns can you identify on the square?
Using your knowledge of the 3, 4 and 8 times tables, complete the multiplication square with the missing numbers. How fast can you complete the square?
Complete the multiplication square with missing numbers from the 2, 5 and 10 times table.
How good are you at estimating what something weighs? Let's try this activity, which involves estimating the weight of common household items then checking the weight on your kitchen scales.
Do you know your 2D and 3D shapes? Let's race to see who can find the most items in 30 seconds!
Let's play shops! This fun game will help your child recognise the value of different denominations of coins, as well as supporting their understanding of simple addition and subtraction problems.
Gather a selection of toys or household items that are different lengths and heights. Then ask your child to put them in length / height order and compare them using terms such as “longer / shorter / taller” and “double the length / half the height”.
What did you do today? Let's talk about our daily routine. What is the first thing you do every day? What do you do in the morning, afternoon and night?
Playdough sausages, drawing an octopus, counting passengers on a bus – discover lots of activities to help your child learn the numbers 8 and 9.
Are you a whizz at the numbers 1 to 5? Let’s have a look at 6 and 7.
Do you know the numbers 3 and 4? Try these fun activities to help you recognise these numbers.
The first numbers you will come across at school are the numbers 1 and 2. Here are lots of activities to help you learn to spot these numbers.
The number ten is the first number with two digits! It is made up of the digits 1 and 0. Here are some activities to help you recognise the number 10.
After 1, 2, 3 and 4 comes the number 5! Can you spot the number 5 on a clock? Can you write the number 5 on a birthday card?
Shapes are all around us! Do you recognise any of these shapes? Can you find them in your house? What shapes can you see in this picture of a house?
Now you can count and recognise numbers, you can start to solve puzzles using the numbers 1 to 6.
Practise solving real-world problems to help you with your maths work when you get to school. Collect some teddies and some cookie counters (or some real cookies!) and do some problem-solving!