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Measuring Length Worksheets

Basic length worksheets contain measuring length of real life objects with paper clips, building blocks and rulers; estimating length, height or depth of real life items. Ruler worksheets contain reading pointer, drawing pointer to show the reading, measuring bars, reading tapes to measure long bars and more. We also have worksheets on drawing and measuring length of the line segments.

Measuring Objects

Measuring Objects with Paper Clips

Measure the length of each object with paper clips.

Measuring Length of the Objects with Paper Clips

With Paper Clips: Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3

Your Own Paper Clips: Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3

Measuring Objects with Blocks / Cubes

Use building blocks or cubes to measure the length of each object.

Measuring Length of the Objects with Blocks

With Blocks: Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3

Your Own Blocks: Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3

Measuring Objects with Ruler

Measure each real life object with ruler to the nearest cm, half cm, inches or quarter inches.

Measuring Length of the Objects with Ruler

Whole cm: Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3

Half cm: Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3

Whole inches (Type 1): Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3

Whole inches (Type 2): Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3

Quarters (Type 1): Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3

Quarters (Type 2): Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3

Estimating Length

Identifying Unit

Identify the unit that is appropriate to measure each object.

Identifying Best Unit

Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3

Length Estimation

Each worksheet has 8 problems estimating length, height or depth of real life objects.

Estimating Length

Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3

Measuring Line Segment

Measuring Line Segment: With Ruler

Cut out the ruler from each worksheet to measure length of the line segments. Also, draw the line segment for the given measure.

Measuring Line Segment: With Ruler

Centimeters: Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3

Millimeters: Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3

Half Inches: Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3

Measuring Line Segment: Your Own Ruler

Use your own ruler to complete these worksheets. Answers may vary depending on your printer settings.

Measuring Line Segment: Without Ruler

Centimeters: Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3

Millimeters: Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3

Half inches: Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3

Reading and Marking Ruler

Read and Mark: cm and mm

Each worksheet has 10 problems reading ruler and drawing pointer.

Reading and Marking Ruler: cm and mm

Whole cm: Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3

cm and mm: Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3

cm and mm (decimals): Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3

Read and Mark: inches

Each worksheet has 5 problems reading inch ruler and 5 problems drawing pointer to show the reading.

Reading and Marking Ruler: Inches

Whole inches: Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3

Halves and Quarters: Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3

One-eighths and One-sixteenths:

Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3

Measuring Bars

Measuring Bars

Bars placed at anywhere between rulers. Read start and end point to measure length of each bar.

Measuring Length of the Bar

Whole cm: Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3

Cm (decimals): Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3

Whole inches: Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3

Quarter inches: Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3

One-sixteenths: Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3

Reading Tapes: Type 1

Read end point of the tape, to measure length of each bar.

Measuring Length of the Tape

Whole cm: Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3

Whole Inches: Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3

Halves and Quarters: Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3

One-sixteenths: Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3

Reading Tapes: Type 2

Measure each tape in inches, and convert the reading in feet and inches.

Measuring Length of the Tape: Feet and Inches

Feet and Inches: Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3