## The Longest Step

**They started the game.**

*Surprisingly, at the end, the elephant won.*

**Question: 1**

**Can you tell why the elephant won?**

**Answer:**

The elephant took big step while walking. So the elephant won.

**Question: 2**

**Who takes the biggest step?**

**Answer:**

The elephant takes the biggest step.

**Hand or Fingers?**

**Rajat wants to find out the length of a few things using his handspan. These are shown in the picture.**

**Question: 3**

**Can he use a handspan to find the length of all these?**

**Answer:**

No, he cannot use handspan to find the length of all these.

**Question: 4**

**Which things around you are less than your handspan? Name them.**

**Answer:**

Matchbox, Sharpener, Eraser, Coin etc.

**Question: 5**

**What would you use to find the length of these things?**

**Answer:**

We would use our fingers to find the length of these things.

**Question: 6**

**(a) Use your fingers to find out the distance between the rat and the milk. ________ fingers**

**Answer:**

2 fingers

**(b) How far is the cat from the rat? _______ fingers**

**Answer:**

5 fingers

**(c) How far is the cat from the milk? ________ fingers**

**Answer:**

4 fingers

**(d) What will the cat reach first – the rat or the milk?**

**Answer:**

The milk.

**(e) Can the rat save itself? How?**

**Answer:**

No, it cannot save itself.

**(f) How long is the rat’s tail? ________ fingers**

**Answer:**

5 fingers.

**(g) Who has longer whiskers? The rat or the cat?**

**Answer:**

The cat has longer whiskers.

**Is That So?**

**Sanju and her friends were trying to find out the length of their different body parts. Here is what they found out –**

**Question: 7**

**(a) Do you agree with what they said?**

**Answer:**

Yes I agree with what they said.

**(b) Check how many of your friends have –**

**1) a face one handspan long __________**

**Answer:**

All of them have a face one handspan long.

**2) the arm as long as the leg __________**

**Answer:**

No one has the arm as long as the leg.

**3) a forehead 4 fingers wide _________**

**Answer:**

All of them have a forehead 4 fingers wide.

**(c) You can try and measure other body parts with your fingers and write their length.**

**1) Your nose is ________ fingers long.**

**Answer:**

Your nose is3 fingers long.

**2) Your ear is ________ fingers long.**

**Answer:**

Your ear is 3 fingers long.