Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Fractions Pinterest Style and a Freebie!

I am loving this Christmas Break! Sleeping in, sitting with my laptop and a warm cup of coffee,  blog stalking, and actually having time to create new things!

When I see my third graders (which I have to admit I miss over this break) we are going to start our unit on fractions.  Fractions has always been hard for my kiddos (and me), so luckily I have Pinterest to help me with that.  Here are some ideas I have already gotten that I want to adjust or use during our unit.








Sidenote:  Man, have I mentioned how much I LOVE Pinterest? I don't think I can talk about it enough! Not only do I get these awesome ideas, but it hooks me up with finding all of these AWESOME blogs!

Well, with all this free time that I have, I also created a Snowman Equivalent Fraction Game to use during my guided math time.  The students will match the equivalent snowflakes to the correct snowman.  It uses the   fractions 1/2, 1/4, 1/3 and 3/4.  I am going to have the game FREE on TpT until December 31st!  So if you want it, you better download it fast!  :) If you download it, follow my blog or TpT Store and leave a comment! Let me know what you think and how it works out with your students!



Enjoy!  




8 comments:

  1. downloaded your freebie! i probably won't get to fractions until late february-ish, so i'll let you know how it goes then!


    Meg
    Third Grade in the First State

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  2. Awesome!! We are going to be spending about a month and a half on fractions, so I am sure I'll have more!

    Amber

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  3. OMGosh! I love ALL of those fraction ideas and will be doing ALL of them! I just found your blog through the linky party and am your newest follower! I would love for you to come follow me!

    Heather
    Heather's Heart

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  4. Thanks! Can't wait to give it all a try....equivalent fractions are the pits for 3rd graders...

    Anyone know how to get pintrest at school? I have so many school/teacher things pinned on there and my district blocks me out of pintrest!

    Thanks again! Michelle

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  5. Michelle, make sure you check out my post today about my posters! That stinks about Pinterest, its not blocked at our school...yet!

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  6. Even though I teach 4th and they should know these, it will make for a great quick review as we start back in January.

    Thanks for sharing!

    Elizabeth

    Fun in Room 4B

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  7. I just re-pinned the equivalent fractions game. Thanks!

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  8. This is a little late, but I just came across your post. Thank you so much for posting about my Fraction Flowers activity. I hope you and your kiddos have as much fun with it as I do! Good luck with your fractions unit!

    Kayla
    Primary Junction

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