Friday, July 05, 2013

Fractions Quiet Book Page

I have been wanting to create some math related quiet book pages, beyond counting and number recognition pages, for J for quite some time now.  So I made this simple fractions quiet book page or as J likes to call it "the making pizza page."

Fractions quiet book page from And Next Comes L

This page was so easy to make.  I cut out a circle using white felt and then made a coordinating pocket for the fraction pieces.

A blank canvas for practicing fractions with this homemade fractions quiet book page from And Next Comes L

I then cut out halves, quarters, and eighths using a different color for each type of fraction.  So when J puts the circle together using the pieces, it ends up being self correcting.  On each fraction piece, I wrote the fraction using permanent marker.

Pieces of the fractions quiet book page from And Next Comes L

The pieces can be arranged anyway they like, mixing quarters with halves for isntance, but J likes to use the eighths all the time to "make a pizza."  Hahaha...math has never been more fun!

Fractions quiet book page from And Next Comes L

If you are interested in making a quiet book of your own, check out my Quiet Book Guide.  It's filled with tips and suggestions.  You can also see all of my quiet book pages here.
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6 comments:

  1. This is great! Such a fun way to make math hands on! :)

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  2. Great way to help little ones visualize and understand fractions, Dyan, and fun too! Thanks for sharing with us yesterday. Pinning this to my Educational Fun board.

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  3. I can't wait to make this for my nephew and my nieces this summer! Thanks for this great idea!

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    1. No problem! Hope your nieces and nephew enjoy it!

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