Is your child a fan of fractions or did they have trouble learning about them this year? Grab these adorable Christmas fraction cards to introduce or reinforce the concept of fractions in a fun festive theme.
Perhaps you’re getting the deer in the headlights look when you start talking about fractions. Or you’ve gone over fractions the best way you can and your child still isn’t getting it.
Sometimes it’s better to take a break and approach it from a new way. If your math curriculum isn’t helping or if you need a break from it. You can try something new.
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Fractions doesn’t have to be a bore with a worksheet with 30 questions to drill and kill it. It can be fun and games and if your regular curriculum isn’t working, taking a break may be what your child needs.
Fractions are tricky to grasp. The idea that we’re not dealing with whole numbers can be difficult to see.
Grabbing a set of fraction tiles or cutting up a paper plate pizza or better yet use a real pizza to really motivate your child.
They need a visual to see how fractions work and pizza is such a good example of this because everyone loves pizza.
Homeschooling over the holidays doesn’t have to be a bore. We take time to read amazing Christmas books, bake cookies, ha, another perfect example of fractions.
Doubling and halving cookie recipes and another hands-on way to see fractions at work.
A lot of times, kids can’t see the real world application of what they’re doing so they don’t see the point of doing their work. Show them.
Recommended Fraction Manipulatives
Learning Resources LER0615 Rainbow Fraction Tiles129pcs Magnetic Rainbow Fraction Tiles Circleshand2mind Plastic Rainbow Fraction & Decimal Tiles, Bulk Classroom Kit with Storage Tote (15 Set of 51 Pieces)
Recommended Christmas Books
Pair this math activity with one of your favorite Christmas books. While we love to read the same Christmas favorites each year we also love finding new Christmas books to read. Have you tried any of these?
Ready to have some festive fractions fun? Grab the math cards below.
Have fun mixing the holidays and fractions this December in your homeschool. It’s always fun to change things up in math.
More Christmas Math Activities
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