Measuring units worksheets
Make worksheets for conversion of various measuring units – both customary and metric units. With the generator (below), you can choose to include inches, feet, yards, miles, ounces, cups, pints, quarts, gallons, ounces, pounds, millimeters, centimeters, meters, kilometers, grams, kilograms, liters, and milliliters. You can also make worksheets for the metric system: units with the prefixes milli, centi, deci, deka, hecto, and kilo.
The options are numerous: you can choose the number of problems, font size, space below the problems, the decimal separator (comma or point), the thousands separator, the number of decimal digits, difficulty level, and more.
We also offer MANY pre-made PDF worksheets (on separate pages):
- Worksheets for US customary units
- Worksheets for metric units and the metric system
- Measurement units worksheets for grade 3
- Measurement units worksheets for grade 4
- Measurement units worksheets for grade 5
- Measurement units worksheets for grade 6
Basic instructions for the worksheets
Each worksheet is randomly generated and thus unique. The answer key is automatically generated and is placed on the second page of the file.
You can generate the worksheets either in html or PDF format — both are easy to print. To get the PDF worksheet, simply push the button titled "Create PDF". To get the worksheet in html format, push the button "View in browser". This has the advantage that you can save the worksheet directly from your browser (choose File → Save) and then edit it in Word or other word processing program.
Sometimes the generated worksheet is not exactly what you want. Just try again! To get a different worksheet using the same options:
- PDF format: come back to this page and push the button again.
- Html format: simply refresh the worksheet page in your browser window.
Level of difficulty:|
1 (e.g. 2 ft = ____ in or 5 L = _____ mL)
2 (e.g. 25 in = _____ ft _____ in)
3 (e.g. 218 in = _____ ft _____ in)
4 (always using decimals, e.g. 5.77 ft = ______ in or 9.32 m = _____ cm)
The levels of difficulty work a little differently depending on whether you choose individual units or conversions between all metric units. Please check what their effect are by making a worksheet, and then come back to this page by using the 'back' button on your browser.
Maximum number of decimals used for the smaller unit:
Maximum number of decimals used for the larger unit:
Round answers to digits
Again, the decimal digits work a little differently depending on the level of difficulty and type of conversions chosen. Some difficulty levels for certain type of conversions will not accept decimal digits at all. Please check what their effect are by making a worksheet, and then come back to this page by using the 'back' button on your browser.
Conversions between individual units - check any number of these:|
Conversions in the metric system - check any of these:
km, hm, dam, m, dm, cm, mm
kg, hg, dag, g, dg, cg, mg
kl, hl, dal, L, dl, cl, ml
Page orientation: Portrait Landscape (PDF worksheet only)
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Additional title & instructions (HTML allowed):|
Key to Measurement workbooks include a variety of hands-on experiences related to the customary units of measurement. Group projects are included in addition to numerous individual activities. In Book 1, students learn how a linear measurement system is developed and then do activities related to measuring length. Book 2 focuses on length, perimeter, and area measures. In Book 3, the concept of area is further developed, and students are introduced to volume. Book 4 covers a variety of topics. Students experiment with weighing objects and measuring capacity, and they also learn about temperature and time.