Fractions of Shapes

Welcome to our Fraction Shape Worksheets.

Here you will find a wide range of free printable fraction Worksheets
about Fractions of Shapes, which will help your child develop their
understanding of fractions.

Fractions is an area that a lot of kids find hard to understand. One of the problems with fractions is that they have different meanings depending on the context.

For example, you can eat half an apple or cut an orange into fourths. But you can also put the number one-half on a number line, measure a line 3 1/2 cm long, or find a fourth of 24.

Once the concept of fractions as numbers and fractions as parts of a whole has been understood, your child will be well on their way to developing a sound understanding of fractions.

Here you will find a selection of Fraction Shape worksheets designed to help your child understand fractions as parts of a whole.

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;
- work out the fractions of shapes.

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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