Fractions of Shapes

Welcome to our Basic Fractions Worksheets.

Here you will find our range of printable fraction worksheets
which will help your child learn about fractions in a visual way.

The worksheets are all based around fractions of shapes and introduce the concept of fractions in a practical way.

Here you will find a selection of basic fractions worksheets designed to help your child understand fractions as parts of a whole using visual aids.

The sheets are graded so that the easier ones are at the top.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

- develop an understanding of fractions as parts of a whole;
- read and write simple fractions;
- work out the fraction of a shape that is shaded.

These sheets have been designed so that children can see the link between fractions and counting.

So if they have shaded in 3 parts of a circle out of 5 then they have shaded three-fifths.

The sheets in this section involve more challenging fraction of shapes.

They are great for challenging more able students, or for getting pupils to analyse fractions of shapes in more depth.

In this section you will find our fraction spotting worksheets which will help your child to learn to relate fractions to everyday objects and quantities.

The sheets introduce fractions at a basic level so that children can gain a grasp of fractions with familiar items and link this in to the math they already know.

Here you will find a selection of Fraction worksheets designed to help your child understand how to work out fractions of different numbers, where the numerator is equal to 1.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

- develop an understanding of fractions as parts of a whole;
- know how to calculate unit fractions of a range of numbers.

Here you will find a selection of Fraction Strips designed to help your child understand their unit Fractions.

Using Fraction Strips is a great way to learn your Fraction facts and help you to understand exactly how much fractions are worth.

They are also a great resource for equivalent fractions, and can show children visually that a half is the same as two-fourths or three-sixths.

Using these fraction strips will help your child to:

- understand Fraction as lengths;
- understand equivalent fractions;
- understand visually how much each unit fraction is worth.

All the free printable Math Fraction Strips in this section follow the Elementary Math Benchmarks.

Here is our collection of Math games involving fractions.

These games are suitable for kids aged from 3rd grade and upwards.

Playing games is a great way to learn fraction skills in a fun way.

Fraction equivalence, fraction to decimal conversion and properties of fractions are all explored in our fun games to play.

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