1-58 Metric System

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Directions:  Make sure you have a centimeter ruler with you while you do this lesson.

Your little finger is about 1 centimeter wide. Measure it.

Your hand is about 5 centimeters wide. Measure it.


Fill in the boxes.

Is it longer than 5 centimeters? yes or no?
a button
a fly
a football
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Is it longer than 10 centimeters? yes or no?
your shoe
your belt
a sunflower
a scissors
a cat
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What is about 30 centimeters long?  
a book or a bike
a cat or a bug
an egg or a snake



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