We measure the length or height of small things in centimetres (cm). We
measure the length or height of bigger things in metres (m). 1 metre =
We can use rulers, tape measures or metre rules to measure the length
or height of something.
We use words like taller, shorter and longer to compare length and height.
This pen is 10 cm long.
This car is 4 m long.
This banana is 12 centimetres long.
The door is 2 metres tall.