teaching resource

# Fraction Robot Template

• Updated:  17 Apr 2024

Build a robot using these fraction shapes for a fun activity to do with your students when learning about unit fractions.

• Non-Editable:  PDF

• Pages:  5 Pages

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teaching resource

# Fraction Robot Template

• Updated:  17 Apr 2024

Build a robot using these fraction shapes for a fun activity to do with your students when learning about unit fractions.

• Non-Editable:  PDF

• Pages:  5 Pages

Build a robot using these fraction shapes for a fun activity to do with your students when learning about unit fractions.

## Fraction Robot Factory: Build Your Bot with Unit Fraction Shapes!

This fun craft template has been created by a teacher to really bring the fun element to learning about unit fractions. Students will need to cut apart the robot pieces and assemble the robot on a piece of colored paper. The best part about this resource is that upon downloading, you’ll receive a set of unlabeled pieces and a set of labelled body parts. This opens up for differentiation for your students, those that are confident with unit fractions can label the unlabeled body parts themselves.

As your students fit together halves, thirds, fourths, and other fraction shapes to construct their robot, children gain hands-on experience with fraction recognition, comparison, and equivalence. This activity provides a tangible representation of abstract mathematical concepts, helping children develop a deeper understanding of fractions while honing their problem-solving skills, spatial reasoning, and creativity.

## How to Use This Robot Craft in the Classroom

To effectively use this robot craft in the classroom, begin by printing instruction and template pages for each student. Introduce the activity by explaining the concept of unit fractions and how they represent equal parts of a whole. Encourage students to cut apart the robot pieces and assemble the robot on a piece of colored paper, following the instructions provided.

If using unlabeled pieces, guide students to label the body parts with the appropriate unit fractions, reinforcing their understanding of fractions in a hands-on way. Throughout the activity, provide support and guidance as needed, offering explanations and clarifications to ensure that students grasp the concept and complete the craft successfully. This hands-on approach not only enhances students’ understanding of unit fractions but also fosters creativity and engagement in the learning process.

This resource was created by Brittany Collins, a teacher in Indiana and a Teach Starter collaborator.

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