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Match the Capacity to the Correct Container

In this worksheet, students will match metric capacities to suitable containers.

'Match the Capacity to the Correct Container' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 4 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Different Measures

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

Capacity means the amount something can hold.


Remember that the capacity of:


- A teaspoon holds approximately 5 ml

 - A glass holds approximately 200 ml

- A can of lemonade is approximately 330 ml

- A milk carton is approximately 1,000 ml or 1 l

- A large watering can holds approximately 12 l


a watering can


There are 1,000 ml in a litre ( l )


In this activity, we will use this information to match the amount of liquid to the most sensible container.


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juice container


You can look back at the list in the introduction by clicking on the red help button on the screen.

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