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Visualize MeasurementPlay
A centimetre is roughly the width of a large paperclip, helping visualize measurements. SlideThe distance between the stitches should be about a centimetre.
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Metric PrefixPlay
The 'centi-' in centimetre means 'one hundredth', common in metric measurements. SlideA centilitre is also one hundredth of a litre.
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Common UsagePlay
Centimetres are commonly used to measure height or small objects, not long distances. SlideShe is 160 centimetres tall.