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## Revision as of 17:57, 1 April 2012

Introduction to the Fraction Insets | |
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Math - Fractions | |

Level | Primary Elementary |

Age | 5.5+ |

Materials | four fraction skittles |

This activity introduces the child to the concept of fractions.

## Contents

## Presentation

- Carry the fraction skittles one at a time to a mat or table. Place them in the upper right corner.
- Take the whole fraction skittle and hold it upside down. Trace the edge of the base with two fingers. "This is one whole."
- Take the halves fraction skittle and hold it upside down in the other hand to show that the two skittles are the same size.
- Set them side-by-side on the mat.
- Take the halves fraction skittle and show that it comes apart in two equal pieces. "One, two. There are two halves."

## Points of Interest

## Control of Error

## Variations and Extensions

## Material

### Make Your Own

- Fraction circles could be made from different colors of felt:
- (For a description of how these were made, see Counting Coconuts.)

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