Things you need
- Food and drink items for the day.
Get your child to pack their lunch with you and use this as an opportunity to explore mass.
Show your child what they would normally have for lunch.
Ask your child to hold a food item in each hand to compare their mass to work out which is the lightest. While they're comparing, help them talk about the mass using words like:
Get them to repeat step 2 until they have all the items ordered from lightest to heaviest.
Ask your child these questions to support their understanding of mass: