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Week beg 4.5.20 Capacity

Language of capacity

Before trying out any of the capacity activities please ensure that you use the following terminology correctly when discussing capacity with your child:


Half full

Almost full

Almost empty


Capacity around the house

Why not gather some containers from around the house and see which one holds the most / least amount of liquid?

Can you record this?

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Jelly boats

Why not have a go at this creative idea from Mrs McGregor below?

Can you fill up the jelly boats using different amounts of jelly and use the language of capacity to describe what you have done?

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Fill it up Song.mp3