Fractions of Shapes Worksheets

Welcome to our Fractions of Shapes 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.

Fractions of Shapes Worksheets

Here you will find a selection of fraction shapes 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.

We have also included an interactive fraction matching game produced by PhET which you will find at the bottom of the page here.

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

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

Fractions of Shapes Worksheets - Halves and Quarters

Fractions of Shapes - Fraction Circles

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.

Fractions of Shapes - 2D Shapes

More Challenging Fractions of Shapes Worksheets

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.

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Spotting Fractions

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.

How to find unit fractions of a number

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.

Free Printable Fraction Strips

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.

Math Fraction Games

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.

Interactive Fraction Matching Game

This interactice fraction matcher 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!

Fractions of Shapes 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.

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We also collect the results from the quizzes which we use to help us to develop our resources.

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This quick quiz tests your knowledge and skill at finding fractions of a range of shapes with our online quiz.


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