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Hands On Fraction Activities for Grades 4-8


Have fun exploring fraction with rulers and paper folding! This provides powerful visual models to help kids make sense of difficult concepts.


Looking for unique, conceptual ways to explore fractions and fraction operations with your students? This set of hands-on lessons will provide powerful visuals to make sense of fractions, equivalent fractions and operations with fractions.

There are two sections in this collection. The first uses rulers to teach fraction concepts. A set of blackline masters is also included, so you can have a copy for each student.

The second section uses paper folding to explore fractions. These lessons show students various ways to fold paper to model fractions.

Topics included:

  • Representing fractions
  • Equivalent fractions
  • Comparing fractions
  • Ordering fractions
  • Writing fractions in simplest form
  • Adding and subtracting fractions and mixed numbers
  • Multiplying and dividing fractions
  • Fraction games
  • And MORE!

In addition to better understanding fractions, you will be able to teach students how to rightly measure and accurately use and read a ruler. This is an incredibly important life skill, and one that is often sorely neglected.

This resource is packed with over 100 pages of activities to help kids make sense of fractions.

PLUS, teaching tips and answers are included to make your job even easier.

Helping kids understand fractions and fraction operations is no small task, but these lessons will help!

*Want to see a sample of the activities?*

Click HERE to download a sample set of Hands On Fractions!

*Please note: This is a downloadable pdf file which is made available after you checkout. No physical product will be sent to you.*

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