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Unit Fraction Fairy Bread Matching Activity

• Updated:  17 Apr 2024

Sort and match fairy bread model cards to the corresponding unit fraction cards.

• Non-Editable:  PDF

• Pages:  1 Page

• Years:  2 - 3

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teaching resource

Unit Fraction Fairy Bread Matching Activity

• Updated:  17 Apr 2024

Sort and match fairy bread model cards to the corresponding unit fraction cards.

• Non-Editable:  PDF

• Pages:  1 Page

• Years:  2 - 3

Sort and match fairy bread model cards to the corresponding unit fraction cards.

Sprinkle Some Fun: Fairy Bread Fraction Match-Up!

Who doesn’t love Fairy bread? In this engaging activity, students will embark on a whimsical journey as they sort and match fairy bread model cards to the corresponding unit fraction cards.

Fairy bread, a beloved treat adorned with colourful sprinkles, serves as the perfect inspiration for exploring unit fractions in a deliciously fun way. As students dive into the activity, they will not only develop a deeper understanding of unit fractions but also enhance their sorting and matching skills.

Each fairy bread model card represents a fraction of the whole. Students will use their critical thinking and fraction knowledge to match these model cards to the corresponding unit fraction cards, further solidifying their understanding of fractions in a visual and hands-on manner.

Activities to Match Fairy Bread Sorting Cards

1. Fairy Bread Fraction Race: Divide students into teams and provide each team with a set of fairy bread sorting cards and fraction cards. Set a timer and challenge the teams to match as many fairy bread cards to their corresponding fraction cards as possible within the given time. The team that completes the most matches wins the race!
2. Fairy Bread Fraction Memory: Create a memory game by pairing up fairy bread sorting cards with their corresponding fraction cards. Mix up the cards and lay them face down on a table. Students take turns flipping over two cards at a time, trying to find matching pairs. The player with the most matches at the end of the game wins.
3. Fairy Bread Fraction Scavenger Hunt: Hide fairy bread sorting cards around the classroom or outdoor area. Provide students with fraction cards and challenge them to find the hidden fairy bread cards that match the fractions on their cards. Students can work individually or in pairs to search for the matching cards. The first student or team to find all their matches wins the scavenger hunt.

This resource was created by Lindsey Phillips, a Teach Starter collaborator.

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