Yuck soup! – exploring measures

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By Suzanne Edwardsspecialist in Foundation Stage and KS1 maths

This fun lesson plan links to a colour poster – offering an exciting starting point for exploring measures.


Making ‘Yuck’ or ‘Yummy’ magic soup using different bottles and measures.

You will need

A copy of the giant poster; a collection of different shaped and sized bottles/jars; number labels; a big soup bowl and wooden spoon; measuring equipment (eg teaspoons eggcups and beakers); funnels; water tray; food colouring; self adhesive address labels; a flipchart.

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