Estimating capacity

Lesson: Maths

Class: Year 2 Year: 2017 - 2018

A big thank you for the amount of containers which were brought in! The children used the containers yesterday to estimate the capacity of the liquid which was inside them. The children worked in groups of 3 and each group had 3 different sized containers. These containers were filled with water and the children had to estimate the capacity of the liquid inside by drawing 'puddles' on the playground. The children estimated the size of the puddle based on the liquid inside the containers. They then poured out the liquid into the puddles and the water had to fit inside the puddle. Children were surprised with the results they found out. Ask your child what they found out! 

Sherwood Primary School

Sherwood Way, Fulwood,

Preston PR2 9GA

Main contact: Mrs J Maddock