This week both classes are exploring capacity.What has the biggest/smallest capacity?(Which container can hold the most/least.)This can be explored outside in the good weather using water or sand.Always get your child to estimate(guess) before finding out the answer.
full,empty,level,nearly full,holds more,holds less,
as much as).
Take different objects from around the home and compare their capacity.
E.G:cup,egg cup,jug,jar,saucepan,glass,milk carton,
Which one can hold more/less?E.G:how many pieces of pasta can a cup/jug/bowl hold?How many egg cups of water will it take to fill a glass/cup/mug/bowl etc..
How many cups of water will it take to fill a jug?
How many cups of water will it take to fill a bucket?
How many cups of water will it take to fill your lunchbox?
How many cups of water will it take to fill a bottle?
If a jug holds 4 cups of water,how many cups would I need to fill 2 jugs?