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### Exploring Fractions

##### Stage: 1 and 2

This article, written for primary teachers, links to rich tasks which will help develop the underlying concepts associated with fractions and offers some suggestions for models and images that help. . . .

### Teaching Fractions with Understanding: Part-whole Concept

##### Stage: 1, 2 and 3

Written for teachers, this article describes four basic approaches children use in understanding fractions as equal parts of a whole.

### A Bowl of Fruit

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Can you work out how many apples there are in this fruit bowl if you know what fraction there are?

### Fraction Match

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Matching Fractions

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Cuisenaire Without Grid

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

An environment which simulates working with Cuisenaire rods.

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you find ways to make twenty-link chains from these smaller chains?

### Fraction Lengths

##### Stage: 2 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?

### Fractional Wall

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Doughnut

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

How can you cut a doughnut into 8 equal pieces with only three cuts of a knife?

### What Do You See Here?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

An activity for teachers to initiate that adds to learners' developing understanding of fractions.

### Count the Beat

##### Stage: 1 and 2

This article, written by Nicky Goulder and Samantha Lodge, reveals how maths and marimbas can go hand-in-hand! Why not try out some of the musical maths activities in your own classroom?

### Paper Halving

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

In how many ways can you halve a piece of A4 paper? How do you know they are halves?

### Bryony's Triangle

##### Stage: 2 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?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Use the fraction wall to compare the size of these fractions - you'll be amazed how it helps!

### Light Blue - Dark Blue

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Investigate the successive areas of light blue in these diagrams.

### Fraction Fascination

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Chocolate

##### Stage: 2 and 3 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?

### History of Fractions

##### Stage: 2 and 3

Who first used fractions? Were they always written in the same way? How did fractions reach us here? These are the sorts of questions which this article will answer for you.

### Rectangle Tangle

##### Stage: 2 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?

### Halving

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

These pictures show squares split into halves. Can you find other ways?

### Cuisenaire Environment

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

An environment which simulates working with Cuisenaire rods.

### Fraction Card Game 1

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Match the halves.

### Dividing a Cake

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Annie cut this numbered cake into 3 pieces with 3 cuts so that the numbers on each piece added to the same total. Where were the cuts and what fraction of the whole cake was each piece?

### Same Shapes

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

How can these shapes be cut in half to make two shapes the same shape and size? Can you find more than one way to do it?

### Fractional Triangles

##### Stage: 2 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.

### Happy Halving

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Can you split each of the shapes below in half so that the two parts are exactly the same?

### Chocolate Bars

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

An interactive game to be played on your own or with friends. Imagine you are having a party. Each person takes it in turns to stand behind the chair where they will get the most chocolate.

### Fractions and Coins Game

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.