# Fractions

Free Math Games & Activities for Kids

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Fractions**

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When something is
broken up into certain number of parts of it is a fraction. The best way to
understand fractions is to visualize the whole piece and imagine it broken into
different parts. A fraction represents a part of the whole.**

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Fractions in the
kitchen with older elementary students is a cool way to use household objects to
teach math concepts. Measuring cups are a wonderful addition to any classroom,
especially when it leads to making treats. **

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Common core math
explanation:
Understand a fraction 1/b as the quantity formed by 1 part when a whole is
partitioned into b equal parts; understand a fraction a/b as the quantity formed
by a parts of size 1/b. Understand a fraction as a number on the number line;
represent fractions on a number line diagram.**

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Fun fraction games:**

13 Ways to Look at Half : Fractions Game

Adding and Subtracting Fractions Football Game

Bottle Shooting Game Subtraction

Minus on a Mission Subtraction Game

Fraction Game using visual bars