estimating the quantity of milk from cow/herd
estimating the amount of time to harvest a field
making orange squash – how many cups can you get from one bottle?
weighing unusual items eg snails
discussing the weight of your pet at the vets
estimating with string the circumference, perimeter of a puddle made by pouring 1 pint of water on the ground
estimating then counting the squares contained in the outline of a hand/foot
making clothes for toys to scale
wrapping parcels - what amount of paper, string do we need?