Length

A selection of activities and resources you can use when working on length in the primary classroom.

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7 - 11
Length and Measurement

Length and Measurement

Develop your children's estimation and practical measuring skills by measuring the length of each other's arms and legs. 
7 - 11
Measuring Pencils

Measuring Pencils

Children are required to measure a set of pencils in cm and mm.
7 - 11
Longer than a Metre

Longer than a Metre

Use a length of string to find items which are longer than one metre. 
2 - 5
Long or Short

Long or Short

An assessment activity which asks children to compare the lengths of different objects. 
7 - 11
Converting Measurements

Converting Measurements

Children need to be able to convert measurement (centimetres and metres) on this worksheet.
7 - 11
Estimate and Measure using Body Lengths

Estimate and Measure using Body Lengths

Estimate and measure objects using hand spans, feet and cubits. 
7 - 11

Measurement Differences

A sheet on which children have to work out the difference between pairs of measurements. 
7 - 11
Estimating and Measuring with your Stride

Estimating and Measuring with your Stride

A sheet which encourages pupils to estimate and measure the length of objects compared to their stride. 
7 - 11
Measurement Conversions

Measurement Conversions

A page with measurement-themed border and conversion information for use in your lessons or on displays.
7 - 11

Half a Metre

Identify classroom objects which are longer than half a metre.
5 - 11
Measurement Page Border

Measurement Page Border

A page with measurement-themed border for use in your lessons or on displays.
7 - 11

Length Conversion Loop Cards

A set of loop cards which require children to convert between different units of measuring length.
5 - 7
Measuring Length

Measuring Length

A simple table which children can use to record their own practical measurements
2 - 16
Length Banner

Length Banner

A printable display banner to use as part of a 'Length' topic.