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Metre Ruler

Understanding formal units of measurement is a crucial part of early mathematics education. To aid in this learning journey, we're excited to offer our free "Metre Ruler" resource, designed specifically for primary school students. This printable resource is perfect for hands-on length measurement activities. Download the resource for free by clicking the button at the bottom of the page!


What Is the Metre Ruler Resource?

Our "Metre Ruler" resource is a single-page printable that, once assembled, forms a

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one-metre ruler. This practical tool allows students to measure the length of various objects, helping them grasp the concept of metres and become familiar with formal units of measurement.

How to Use the Metre Ruler

  1. Print and Prepare:

    • Print the metre ruler page.

    • Cut out the individual segments of the ruler.

  2. Assemble the Ruler:

    • Glue the segments together to form a continuous one-metre ruler.

    • Ensure the numbers align correctly for accurate measurement.

  3. Measuring Activities:

    • Use the metre ruler to measure the length of different objects around the classroom or home.

    • Record the measurements to compare lengths and practice using formal units.

Educational Benefits

  • Hands-On Learning:

    • Provides a tangible way for students to understand and practice measuring lengths.

  • Introduction to Formal Units:

    • Helps students become familiar with metres as a unit of measurement, laying the groundwork for more advanced math concepts.

  • Practical Application:

    • Encourages students to apply their measurement skills in real-world scenarios, enhancing their understanding and retention.

  • Interactive and Engaging:

    • Turns learning into an interactive activity, making math lessons more engaging and enjoyable.


Download Your Free "Metre Ruler" Resource

Ready to equip your students with a practical tool for learning about measurement? Click the button below to download your free "Metre Ruler" resource. Perfect for primary school students, this ruler can be used in a variety of measurement activities both in the classroom and at home.


Empower your students to explore the world of measurement with confidence. With our "Metre Ruler" resource, they'll develop essential math skills that are fundamental to their educational journey. Happy measuring!

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