Year 1: week 2 (number knowledge and measurement)

This week we practice using the numbers 1-10, and compare sizes and weights.

This page suggests activities for each day. Click to download a printable PDF to help keep track of progress.


Day 1

Number knowledge

  • Go to the activity Counting Book.

  • Find the resources you need and make pages for 1 and 2.
  • If you don't have magazines and glue, you could draw the pictures instead.
  • Write each number at least 10 times.

Measurement activity


Day 2

Number knowledge

  • Go back to Counting Book and make pages for 3, 4 and 5. 
  • Write each number at least 10 times.

Measurement activity

  • Draw a picture of your family. Who is the tallest? Who is the shortest? Make sure your picture shows this.

  • Add some of your friends and other people you know.

  • Who is the tallest person you know?

  • Who is the shortest person you know?


Day 3

Number knowledge

  • Go back to Counting Book and make pages for 6 and 7. 
  • Write each number at least 10 times.

Measurement activity

  • Go to the activity Human Scales and follow the instructions.

Day 4

Number knowledge

  • Go back to Counting Book and make pages for 8 and 9.
  • Write each number at least 10 times.

Measurement activity


Day 5

Number knowledge

  • Go back to your Counting Book, make a page for 10, and finish any pages that you ran out out of time for.
  • Read through your book, counting the pictures on each page.

Measurement activity 

  • Have a measurement hunt. Draw pictures of your answers.
  • Find 3 things that are heavy and 3 things that are light.
  • Find 3 things that are tall and 3 things that are short.
  • Find a container that holds a lot and a container that holds only a little.