Elementary rulers

These “elementary rulers” are useful when you need simplified rulers to explain measurement basics to children.

Step 1 Download your ruler

12″ (1/12th inches)

12″ (1/12th inches)

12″ (Whole inches | whole centimeters)

12″ (Whole inches | whole centimeters)

12″ (Whole inches | centered)

12″ (Whole inches | centered)

12″ (Quarter inches | whole centimeters)

12″ (Quarter inches | whole centimeters)

12″ (Quarter inches | half centimeters)

12″ (Quarter inches | half centimeters)

12″ (Quarter inches | centered)

12″ (Quarter inches | centered)

12″ (Half inches | centered)

12″ (Half inches | centered)

12″ | 30cm (Whole centimeters)

12″ | 30cm (Whole centimeters)

Step 2 Set up your printer

After opening the Ruler with Adobe Reader (download it here) press on the Print button step2

Use the following printer settings:

  • Set Page Scaling to None
  • Click Properties. Set Page Size to Letter or A4 (depending on the used paper)

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Step 3 Test your ruler

Test your rulerHold a blank paper against your ruler as shown on the image. Letter sized paper should measure 27,94 centimeters or 11 inch vertically. A4 sized paper should measure 29,7 centimeters or 11,6 inch vertically.