Fractions KS2

Fair Feast

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Here is a picnic that Petros and Michael are going to share equally. Can you tell us what each of them will have?

Fraction Match

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

A task which depends on members of the group noticing the needs of others and responding.

Round the Dice Decimals 2

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

What happens when you round these numbers to the nearest whole number?

Fractional Wall

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Using the picture of the fraction wall, can you find equivalent fractions?

Would You Rather?

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Would you rather: Have 10% of £5 or 75% of 80p? Be given 60% of 2 pizzas or 26% of 5 pizzas?

Round the Dice Decimals 1

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Use two dice to generate two numbers with one decimal place. What happens when you round these numbers to the nearest whole number?

Tumbling Down

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Watch this animation. What do you see? Can you explain why this happens?

A4 Fraction Subtraction

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

This task offers opportunities to subtract fractions using A4 paper.

Fractional Triangles

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Use the lines on this figure to show how the square can be divided into 2 halves, 3 thirds, 6 sixths and 9 ninths.

Linked Chains

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you find ways to make twenty-link chains from these smaller chains? This gives opportunities for different approaches.

Bryony's Triangle

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Watch the video to see how to fold a square of paper to create a flower. What fraction of the piece of paper is the small triangle?

Matching Fractions

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you find different ways of showing the same fraction? Try this matching game and see.

More Fraction Bars

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

What fraction of the black bar are the other bars? Have a go at this challenging task!

Fractions in a Box

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

The discs for this game are kept in a flat square box with a square hole for each. Use the information to find out how many discs of each colour there are in the box.

Extending Fraction Barslive

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you compare these bars with each other and express their lengths as fractions of the black bar?

Route Product

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Find the product of the numbers on the routes from A to B. Which route has the smallest product? Which the largest?

Light Blue - Dark Blue

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Investigate the successive areas of light blue in these diagrams.

Fraction Lengths

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you find combinations of strips of paper which equal the length of the black strip? If the length of the black is 1, how could you write the sum of the strips?

Andy's Marbles

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Andy had a big bag of marbles but unfortunately the bottom of it split and all the marbles spilled out. Use the information to find out how many there were in the bag originally.

A4 Fraction Additionlive

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Try adding fractions using A4 paper.

Forgot the Numbers

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

On my calculator I divided one whole number by another whole number and got the answer 3.125. If the numbers are both under 50, what are they?

Matching Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

Can you match pairs of fractions, decimals and percentages, and beat your previous scores?

Doughnut Percents

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

A task involving the equivalence between fractions, percentages and decimals which depends on members of the group noticing the needs of others and responding.

Chocolate

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

There are three tables in a room with blocks of chocolate on each. Where would be the best place for each child in the class to sit if they came in one at a time?



 
You may also be interested in this collection of activities from the STEM Learning website, that complement the NRICH activities above.