Grade Levels: K-3

The following activities, adaptable for grades K-3, reinforce learning about milliliters and liters. They are designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. Milliliters and Liters topic page, which includes a movie, quizzes, interactive games, printable activities, and more.

Volume Match-Up

Bring in a variety of containers such as a shampoo container, soda bottle, soup can, milk carton, etc. On separate pieces of paper, write the liter or milliliter information for each container. Keep a key for yourself. Then remove the labels or cover the volume information. Now have students try and match the volume with the container!

Comparing Volume

Have your students bring in different empty containers from home, such as water bottles, large and small milk cartons, shampoo containers, medicine bottles, soda cans, soda bottles, etc. Then have students identify the volume of each container. Have students order the containers from smallest to largest volumes. If the container has is over a liter, you can challenge students to convert the volume to milliliters.  

Lesson Plan Common Core State Standards Alignments