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?

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.

Rectangle Tangle

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

The large rectangle is divided into a series of smaller quadrilaterals and triangles. Can you untangle what fractional part is represented by each of the ten numbered shapes?

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.

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 disc. Use the information to find out how many discs of each colour there are in the box.

Fraction Fascination

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

This problem challenges you to work out what fraction of the whole area of these pictures is taken up by various shapes.


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.