Teaching fractions can sometimes be frustrating. Try these 30+ hands-on activities to teach fractions to make learning a breeze.

Are fractions a hit or a miss in your house? They can be really frustrating to learn, and new terms like “denominators” and “numerators” can get confusing! Bring visuals to fractions with these 30+ hands-on fraction activities!

## Hands-on Ways to Teach Fractions

**Printable Fraction Flowers – Teach Beside Me**

Use paper plates to create flowers from fractions! The options are endless with this idea.

**Equivalent Fractions “Spoons” Game – Games 4 Gains**

Turn the game of spoons into a math lesson! Teach fractions with the classic game of “spoons.”

**Free Back to School Comparing Fractions – 123 Homeschool 4 Me**

Print these printables in color or black and white. These can help reinforce the idea of comparing fractions, such as how 1/2 is equal to two 1/4’s.

**Oreo Cookie Fractions with Free Fraction Mats – Creative, Clever and Classy**

Use Oreos and these free fraction math mats to easily teach fractions. Match the frosting with the Oreo pattern on the mat. Who knew fractions could be so yummy?

**Free Adding Fractions Puzzles – You’ve Got This Math**

This public school teacher turned homeschool mama has created these fraction addition puzzles, so 1/3 added to 2/3 equals 3/3!

**Free Fraction Flip Book – Mr. Mault’s Marketplace**

Use this free printable to make your own fraction flip books! It has six levels, starting at 1/2 and ending with 1/12.

**Fraction Game with Connect Four – No Time For Flash Cards**

Have an old copy of Connect Four around? Use it to learn fractions.

**Simple, Low-Prep Equivalent Fractions Game – Math Geek Mama**

There are three free fraction games included in this pack. Help kids get used to fractions through a little competitive play.

**Learning Fractions At Lunch – Kids Activities Blog**

Food is one of the best ways to teach fractions! Incorporate fractions into lunchtime sandwiches.

**Fraction, Decimal, and Percentages Caps – Ms. Math Madness**

With some old plastic bottle caps, match up fractions with their equivalent decimals and percentages.

**Fractions Bowling Game – Miss Giraffe’s Class**

Get up and start bowling! Bowling is an easy, practical way to practice fractions.

**LEGO Fraction Games – JDaniel4’s Mom**

Pull out the LEGOs for this fraction activity!

**Fraction Circle Art – We Are Teachers**

Math and art are not completely separate. Combine the two with this fraction art project.

**Yummy Fraction Freebies – Mrs. Ricca’s Kindergarten**

With cookies and pizza, learn fractions with these different activities.

**Fractions and Multiplication Cootie Catchers – Kids Activities Blog**

Create cootie catchers…math style! Use them to teach fractions and multiplication.

**Free No-Prep Fraction Game – The Elementary Math Maniac**

This activity is designed for fifth grade fractions, but can be edited for higher or lower grades. The kids won’t even know they’re learning!

**Apple Fractions Math with Free Printable – Little Bins for Little Hands**

Cut apart apples for this edible fraction activity.

**Free Fraction Board Game – 123 Homeschool 4 Me**

The goal of this game is to create fractions in their lowest form. Practice greatest common factors.

**Comparing Fractions with Play Dough – Flap Jack Educational Resources**

Easily practice comparing fractions with play dough. Play dough is great for easily molding and fixing mistakes.

**Fraction Math Trees – Teach Beside Me**

Turn the whole into smaller pieces with this fraction math tree!

**Division Bingo: Answers as Fractions – Math Geek Mama**

This Bingo variation is simple and fun! For kids who love a challenge, use this game to practice the relationship between division and fractions.

**Pumpkin Pie Fraction Math – Creative Family Fun**

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, turn that pumpkin pie into a fraction lesson.

**DIY Pool Noodle Fraction Manipulatives – A Few Shortcuts**

Cut apart some cheap pool noodles for brightly colored manipulatives that kids will love!

**Free Fraction Bingo Game – School Time Snippets**

Practice fractions with this free printable Bingo game. Make use of the terms “numerator” and “denominator.” You’ll need a set of dice for this game.

**Capture The Fraction! Comparing Fractions Game – Education**

With a deck of cards, compare fractions to see which fraction is bigger. This activity is great for reinforcing mixed numbers and works well for moderate/advanced fraction learners.

**Spring Flower Fractions – Carrots Are Orange**

Color in these pretty flower petals, and use it to practice fractions!

**Cookie Fractions – What We Do All Day**

Teach fractions with cookies! Use cookies of different shapes and sizes, to teach how fractions can be with different shapes.

**Fraction Sundaes – Avah Ham**

Make multicolored sundaes out of construction paper, and learn about fractions!

**Flower Fractions Code Breaker – Royal Baloo**

Solve these hidden messages with this fraction activity, great for future spies and code-breakers!

**Fraction Newspaper Dancing – Mrs. King’s Music Class**

Get kids up and moving with this dancing game with brilliant newspapers and fractions!

**Fraction Pictionary – Oregon Department of Education**

Divide kids into teams for this fraction version of the visual drawing game Pictionary.

**Candy Corn Fractions – Teach Beside Me**

Paint and cut up paper plates to teach kids fractions – candy corn style.

Fractions have so many uses in our everyday lives, and *is* one of those math things that you’ll probably need to know later in life. Enjoy these fraction activities to make fractions memorable and exciting!

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