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Fractions Flip Book

Free on Plus | 2 pages (PDF)|Grades: 1 - 2

A hands-on resource to help introduce the concept of fractions.

A flip book for students to create and use to help with their understanding of fractions. The book includes wholes, halves, thirds, quarters, fifths and eighths.

How to use this resource:

  • Print out this resource on A3 or tabloid size paper.
  • Cut along the dotted lines on the outside of each page and glue or staple the book together at the top.
  • As you introduce a fraction, have students go to that part of the flip book and cut along the dotted lines inside the flip book.

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Sorry if this is obvious. Are the fractions supposed to relate to each other? I guess I am asking how do you compile the booklet. Or is it simply halves is 2 pieces, quarters is four pieces and the ‘flip’ part just gives a more tangible feel for the student? Thanks Alison

Alison Lewis · Apr 18th, 2017

Hi Alison,

Thanks for your comment. Yes, the headings under each image of a pizza are meant to relate to the fraction. The cutting up of each fraction page gives your students a hands-on activity to help them understand fractions further.

I have included a short video that we shared on our Instagram page of this resource in action. You should be able to view it above.

Please let me know if you have any further queries.

Kind regards,

Holly (Teach Starter) · Apr 19th, 2017

Thank you for the update. I previously created the booklet with a year 2 class without the whole pizza and it was great, because they were told to draw their own whole pizza. This allowed me as the teacher to assess them of their understanding of what a whole pizza looks like by creating their own.

Lucy Choy · Nov 2nd, 2016

For some reason, the whole pizza is not showing up when I download the file.

Emma Steel · Oct 30th, 2016

Hi Emma,
This issue should be resolved now. Thanks for letting us know.
Kind regards,

Holly (Teach Starter) · Nov 1st, 2016

Thank you. I am now able to print it perfectly.

Elizabeth Laws · Aug 31st, 2016

I would love to use this resource but for some reason when I print resources from this website I cannot print the dotted lines. This has happened with a number of resources over a number of printers. Why would this be happening?

Elizabeth Laws · Aug 31st, 2016

Hi Elizabeth,

Thank you for your comment. After an hour of tearing our hair out trying to work out what was causing this issue, we finally cracked the case!

It turns out that it is a bug affecting pdf files printed from Google Chrome on a PC. According to the Chrome forum, this issue will be fixed within the next few weeks in the next release of Google Chrome (version 53).


As a temporary work around, please download the file, then open and print it in Adobe Reader. You can download Adobe Reader for free here: https://get.adobe.com/reader/

If you have any further questions, please let me know and we will be happy to help!

Kind regards,

Scott (Teach Starter) · Aug 31st, 2016

Resource Updates

  • Updated a temporary error where the whole pizza was missing.

    Fix by Karen (Teach Starter) Oct 31st, 2016

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