Metre Measuring

Watch this movie from Lauren, who works out what objects around her home measure more than or less than a metre:

 

Leave a comment here telling us about some objects in your home which are more than or less than a metre.

EXTRA: make your own movie to present to the class about what you found.

EXTRA EXTRA:  For each object, measure accurately and work out how much shorter or longer than a metre it is.

16 thoughts on “Metre Measuring

  1. First I measured my house.
    My iron board at home was more than a metre.
    My study table at home was much more than a metre.
    My Daddy was much more than a metre.
    My Mummy was much more than a metre.
    My sister was more than a metre.
    I was more than a metre.
    My fridge width was less than a metre.
    My door was much more than a metre.
    My chair was less than a metre.
    My mum’s and dad’s bed was more than a metre.
    My microwave was much less than a metre.
    My kitchen cupboard was less than a metre.
    My stove was less than a metre.
    Tuesday night’s ice cream was much less than a metre.
    My bowl was much less than a metre.
    At my Nan’s house piano was more than a metre.
    At my Nan’s house my Pop was much more than a metre.
    At my Nan’s house Nan was much more than a metre.
    At my Nan’s house TV was more than a metre.
    At my Nan’s house door was more than a metre.
    At my Nan’s house Aunty was more than a metre.
    At my Nan’s house clock was much less than a metre.
    At my Nan’s house light switch was much less than a metre.
    At my Nan’s house toilet seat was much less than a metre.
    At my Nan’s house pillow was much less than a metre.
    At my Nan’s house towel was much less than a metre.
    At my Nan’s house mouse was much less than a metre.
    At my Nan’s house tap was much less than a metre.
    At my Nan’s house microwave was much less than a metre.
    At my Nan’s house chair was less than a metre.

  2. I measured a few things around my house, like my fish tank which was shorter than a meter. I also measured the dining table which was much longer than a meter. My arcade machine was shorter than a meter, but my width of my couch was exactly a meter.

  3. The first thing I measured was my TV which is 1m and 23cm. It’s 23cm longer than 1m. Then I measured a cushion which was 50cm. 50cm is 50cm less than 1m. The third thing I measured was the big table. which was long 2m and 10cm that is 1m and 10cm more than 1m. Forth thing was my i-pad which was only 24cm and that is 76cm less than 1m. The last thing was my pool fence which luckily was the right size 1m and 23cm .

  4. i found out that my living room table is more than a metre but my living room chairs are just less than a metre. i found out that my roof is much more than a metre and my couch is more than a metre too. also found out that I’m more than a metre myself.

  5. Austin is 1m 34cm. I am 34cm more than a metre.
    Mason is 1m 5cm. he is 5cm more than a metre.
    Pencil is 18cm long. It is 82cm shorter than a metre.
    Stapler is 12cm long. It is 88cm shorter than a metre.

  6. Things I measured at my house that were longer than 1 metre were
    Side table
    TV
    Door
    fireplace
    Dining table
    Mum
    Dad
    Jessica
    Me

    Things I measured at my house that were smaller than 1 metre
    TV Remote
    Keyboard
    Piano book
    Duffle bag
    Shoe box
    Reading books
    Coffee cup

    I had fun measuring these things!!

  7. My mum, dad and me are taller than a metre.
    Our dining table is bigger than a metre.
    My fish tank is less than a metre.
    My bed is longer than a metre.
    My mum’s car is longer than a metre

  8. My bed, the door, my bedroom, my desk and my wardrobe are longer than a meter. My iPad, my clock, my mum’s computer, the door handle, the lamp in my bedroom and the TV remote are all less than a meter.

  9. I measured a few things around my house.
    Things that were less than 1 metre:
    Piano bench (24cm shorter)
    Laptop (64 cm shorter)
    Chair (11cm shorter)
    Drawer (14cm shorter)

    Things that were longer than 1 metre:
    TV (24 cm longer)
    Kitchen bench ( 216cm longer)
    Dining table (100cm longer)
    Door (105cm longer)

  10. I made a video. In the video, my brother’s music stand and the cupboard were longer than a metre. Poppa’s chair was shorter than a metre.

  11. I measured some items in my Lego room. First one was my table and it was longer than a metre. My second one was my Lego box then I measured another box of Lego, they were under a metre each but when I put them together they were longer than a metre. My fourth one was my Jenga toy it was shorter than a metre my fifth one was my drawing board it was longer than a metre.

  12. I measured things around the house and this is what i found.
    These are the things that are longer than a metre.
    Piano
    Couch
    Dining table
    Bed
    Breakfast table
    Myself (my mum helped me measure)

    These are the things that are shorter than a metre.
    Cushion
    Laptop
    Dinner plate
    Ringo my puppy

  13. I measured the mirror and it was one metre. I thought the mirror was shorter than one metre but it wasn’t.
    I measured the tv, dining table and the fridge they were all longer than one metre.
    I measured the oven and it was shorter than one metre.

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