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Monday, February 17, 2014

Fraction Activities, Videos and Games for Elementary Students

How to Teach Fractions to 3rd, 4th and 5th Grade Students

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Students love learning through music. The video below is about 6 minutes long and teaches students fractions with music in a cartoon format. Fraction activities can be fun! Let the students get up and move. Research shows movement in the classroom increases achievement.

Click below to watch the video:


This next video shows real life application of fractions by sharing a pizza.  This is a simple yet effective video on how to use pizza to teach about fractions!


I know you have seen paper plate crafts showing fractions, but this one is worth watching.

Click below to watch this demonstration:


Do you have fraction cubes?  This set from our Amazon Associate store works well for your hands-on fraction activities. Watch the video on how to teach with these cubes, a number line, and dry erase markers.


So you can't afford pizzas for your entire classroom? This Pizza Fractions Deluxe game from our Amazon Associate store is a great substitute.

 3rd 4th grade pizza fractions games


You may also like these printable fraction activities from our TpT store:

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Fractions Activity Packet

 3rd grade third fractions worksheets

These activities work well as morning work, homework, test prep, math review or as extra practice for special education. Students will identify fractions, learn vocabulary, use anchor charts, compare fractions, write fractions, color fractions, analyze number lines, complete fraction walls, determine equivalent fractions, solve word problems and more.

3rd Grade Common Core Math Standards:


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 free fraction activities 3rd 4th 5th grade common core math


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