This would be a fun way to get students interested in math. Instead of just doing worksheets, this gets them actively involved and they can visually learn the parts of the whole while playing a fun game. -Nicole Clark (outside)

This fun freebie makes learning nouns much easier than petting a hungry monster! Quick and easy min-lessons make it easy for teachers too! This freebie includes: Teacher notes with mini-lesson ideas and grading key Three worksheet pages Chomp-A-Noun

### Marvelous Math Books for Kids

Knowing some maths language with concepts really helps children when they get to school. Sneak in a little math during story time with these fun counting books!

Idea-Quiet Critters - when you decide it's important for students to be quiet, pass out the quiet critters. Take them away from students who talk. At the end of the activity anyone who still has a quiet critter gets a prize, point, whatever you use.

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Equivalent fraction anchor chart using the cut-out of the number- love it! Could even have the students make their own and glue into their math notebooks for future reference.

tape & glue hole shut (leave "flap" open so it can make "noise" to be more realistic! When kids are noisy, "sprinkle" the silent sprinkles over their heads & then tell them to use the magic silent sprinkle to get self-control.

How to play Fraction War. Fraction war is a suuuuuper fun game to play. It allows students to practice their fraction comparisons quickly in a slightly competitive way.

Maths, Fractions - Equivalent fractions using a multiplication chart. No one ever showed me this in school!

The kids made self portrait mosaics and then found the perimeter, area, and fractions that would make their art piece a "Math Mosaic." Great for grade area, perimeter, and fractions

### Compare Fractions

Fourth Grade Fractions Activities: Capture That Fraction (comparing fractions- basically fraction "war")

fractions flip book-- cut each page into the fraction and have kids label accordingly-- great to teach parts of a whole & equivalent fractions

Anchor charts are a staple in any elementary school classroom. Here are some truly inspired ones:Group work expectations anchor chart Ways to compare fractions anchor chart Quadrilaterals anchor ch…

### Fraction Simplification

Simplify It!: A Fraction Card Game.This is great to teach kids how to simplify fractions, and fun too! - with a deck of cards

Teaching Fractions - (also useful to use the same idea for teaching music note values)

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