Easter Egg Fractions
This maths resource is an adaptation of our Flip Flop number bonds and can be used in exactly the same way (see the original description for details). However, the images on this resource have been chosen to permit it to be used to demonstrate fractions of a set.
Once downloaded, you can simply print onto paper and fold it as necessary. However, a more durable version can be made by printing onto card, cutting into separate squares and re-assembling it (keeping all of the pieces in the same order) using clear sticky-back plastic. The grid can be folded in any number of ways to display a different fractional amount each time. For example:
How many eggs can you see?
What fraction are spotty?
What fraction are stripy?
How many eggs now?
Two-fifths are spotty - what fraction are stripy?
This makes a useful starter activity since numerous quick questions can be created as the resource is being folded. Alternatively, if you print out a number the children can use them to question each other.
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