Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Fraction Action!

Paper plates may not be good for eating off of but they are indispensable materials for art projects.

To help my oldest with fractions I took a bunch of plates and painted them to illustrate different fractions.
I then had him label them.

We used them in a variety of games. Like hopscotch and a version of twister.

I would call out different fractions and actions and he had to follow directions. He had a blast and it really helped him with the concept.

Now I have to find a way to teach him how to get his socks into the laundry basket... any suggestions?

After he got the wiggles out I taught him how to add fractions using the plates as a visual.

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