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For fifth grade, I'd include more squares in the kite, have the kids color their design first, then tell them to figure out the fractions for each color AND put the fractions in simplest form, too. They could also practice adding fractions with this kite.

Want a fun, low-prep equivalent fractions game to use in your math centers tomorrow? Read about how we've put an equivalent fractions twist on the classic "Spoons" game and get your FREE equivalent fractions cards to use at games4gains.com.

Equivalent Fractions Game of 'Spoons'

This equivalent fractions twist on the classic "Spoons" game is tons of fun. Learn how to play and get your FREE equivalent fractions cards to use in your classroom!

Several ideas for the conceptually teaching of fractions with hands-on activities.

Hands-on Fractions: The Key to Understanding

Convert fractions,decimals, and percents Foldable

#made4math- Converting Fractions, Decimals and Percents Foldable

Converting Rational Numbers Foldable: Conversions of fractions, decimals, percents. Use in an interactive notebook.

Here's a terrific post with directions and resources on how to introduce fractions using paper folding!  This is great for comparing and equivalence!

Here's a terrific post with directions and resources on how to introduce fractions using paper folding! This is great for comparing and equivalence!

Fraction War

How to play Fraction War. Fraction war is a suuuuuper fun game to play. It allows students to practice their fraction comparisons quickly in a slightly competitive way.

My body in fractions

The kids made self portrait mosaics and then found the perimeter, area, and fractions that would make their art piece a "Math Mosaic." Great for grade area, perimeter, and fractions

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