Finding Fractions
Fraction Spotting

Welcome to the Math Salamanders Finding Fractions page.

Here you will find a selection of free Math Worksheets which will help your child to become an expert at spotting fractions around them.

These finding fractions sheets have been carefully designed to help kids understand fractions using visual aids in familiar situations.

Finding Fractions

Spotting Fractions in different contexts Support

The worksheets in this section will help your child learn to spot fractions around them.

Learning to spot fractions is one of the first things that children should be learning. It links fractions of things to everyday life, and helps them to anchor their understanding of fractions into the world around them.

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In the image above, we can see that there are 8 butterflies. 4 of them are blue, 3 of them are yellow and 1 of them is orange.

This gives us the fractions as follows:

  • 4/8 of the butterflies are blue;
  • 3/8 of the butterflies are yellow;
  • 1/8 of the butterflies are orange.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

  • spot fractions of different objects and quantities.

The sheets on this page are graded, so the first 3 sheets are easier and have more support than the later sheets.

Want to test yourself to see how well you have understood this concept?.

  • Try our NEW quick quiz at the bottom of this page.

Fraction Spotting Worksheets

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More Third Grade Fraction Worksheets

Here you will find a range of free printable 3rd Grade Fraction Worksheets.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

  • understand what fractions are;
  • relate fractions to everyday objects and quantities;
  • place different fractions on a number line;
  • shade in different fractions of a shapes;
  • work out unit fractions of numbers.

All the Third Grade Math Worksheets in this section follow the Elementary Math Benchmarks for Third Grade.

Learning Fractions Math Help Page

Here you will find the Math Salamanders free online Math help pages about Fractions.

There is a wide range of help pages including help with:

  • fraction definitions;
  • equivalent fractions;
  • converting improper fractions;
  • how to add and subtract fractions;
  • how to convert fractions to decimals and percentages;
  • how to simplify fractions.

Interactive Build A Fraction Game

This interactice fraction builder is great for understanding the link between fraction diagrams and written fractions.

It was created by :

PhET Interactive Simulations University of Colorado Boulder

You can choose your level of difficulty and start practicing right away!

The best place to start is to start with the 'Build A Fraction' option and choose an easy game to play.

You can choose either to create a fraction of a shape to match a fraction as a number, or to choose a fraction number to match the fraction of a shape.

Fraction Spotting Online Quiz

Our quizzes have been created using Google Forms.

At the end of the quiz, you will get the chance to see your results by clicking 'See Score'.

This will take you to a new webpage where your results will be shown. You can print a copy of your results from this page, either as a pdf or as a paper copy.

For incorrect responses, we have added some helpful learning points to explain which answer was correct and why.

We do not collect any personal data from our quizzes, except in the 'First Name' and 'Group/Class' fields which are both optional and only used for teachers to identify students within their educational setting.

We also collect the results from the quizzes which we use to help us to develop our resources and give us insight into future resources to create.

For more information on the information we collect, please take a look at our Privacy Policy

We would be grateful for any feedback on our quizzes, please let us know using our Contact Us link, or use the Facebook Comments form at the bottom of the page.

This quick quiz tests your knowledge and skill at spotting and finding fractions in a range of situations.


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