Primary maths: Fractions

Help primary learners overcome any fear about fractions with help from these hand-picked activities, lesson ideas and games

Tes Resources Team

Matching Fractions Activity For Children In KS1 & KS2

Worksheets, activities and lessons you can use with your primary pupils 

Sometimes the best way to overcome any worry or concern for a topic like fractions is by adding a handful of fresh ideas to your toolbox. With that in mind, we've picked out just some of the activities, worksheets and lessons that the Tes community have on offer. Why not take a look at what they've come up with?

KS1

Fractions for Year 1
CorrineP

Fractions for Year 1

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These were some sheets I designed for our introduction to fractions. We had already looked at doubling and halving and next was halves, quarters and three quarters of shapes and numbers. These are differentiated worksheets made for Year 1.
Fractions KS1
hollyjack1

Fractions KS1

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Fractions suitable for teaching halves and quarters in year 1 or year 2. Print and go worksheets for minimal prep. **This product includes:** An end of unit assessment. Differentiated activities. 12 colouring activities of varying difficulty. 6 cut and paste activities 6 counting activities 1 word p...
Year 2 Fractions Assessment
sarahwhitneystead

Year 2 Fractions Assessment

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Year 2 Fractions Assessment that covers: * Identifying fractions of shapes * Finding 1/2 and 1/4s of a shape * Finding 1/2 and 1/4 of a quantity * Finding 1/2 and 1/4 of a whole number * Identifying equivalent fractions There is a checklist for teacher or child to tick what they can do....
Fraction Word Problems
Flochu92

Fraction Word Problems

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Differentiated three ways, using halves, quarters and thirds. Real life word problems, using weight and money. 1 and 2 step word problems, varying in difficulty.

Lower KS2

Equivalent Fractions - Year 4
PrimaryLeap

Equivalent Fractions - Year 4

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This worksheet was created by primaryleap.co.uk We can make equivalent fractions by multiplying or dividing both top and bottom by the same amount. Students are asked to complete the equivalent fractions.
Year 3 | Fractions
keystage2maths

Year 3 | Fractions

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Lessons included: Recognise and name unit and non-unit fractions; Compare and order fractions (with either the same denominator or same numerator); Count on and back in unitary fractions; Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator; Solve missing number problems for addition and subtraction...
Differentiated fractions worksheets
Sophie Bartlett

Differentiated fractions worksheets

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Some of my mixed 3/4 class struggled with finding fractions where the numerator was higher than 1 (e.g. 2/3 of 15). They also really struggled with putting them in word problems! I created these step by step worksheets so children could see the progression, e.g. 1/3 of 15 is? 2/3 of 15 is? I hav...

Upper KS2

Fractions 6: Adding and Subtracting Fractions KS2
Magictrickster

Fractions 6: Adding and Subtracting Fractions KS2

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A Powerpoint to explain Adding and Subtracting Fractions. This powerpoint has 25 slides (Including one title and one end slide). Designed for KS2. Both the original and new style version of this powerpoint are included. (This was originally called Fractions 5, but has been renamed as Fractions 6).
Fractions Arithmetic | Follow Me Cards
LittleStreams

Fractions Arithmetic | Follow Me Cards

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This pack contains 30 follow me cards on adding and multiplying fractions. Early cards include adding and subtracting fractions with the same denominators or where only one fraction needs to be made into an equivalent. Questions move on to adding fractions with different denominators, multiplying an...
Multiplying fractions by a whole number KS2
SarahMcg87

Multiplying fractions by a whole number KS2

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A power point introduction and three differentiated activity sheets for multiplying fractions by a whole number. The challenge level 3 also contains mixed number fractions multiplied by a whole number. Please rate and leave a comment about how you get on with it!
KS2 Maths (Fraction Arithmetic)
Maths4Everyone

KS2 Maths (Fraction Arithmetic)

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These topic-focused SATs questions at the end of a unit will help to test and extend students' understanding as well as helping them to prepare for SATs next year. These questions have **fully-worked solutions** which can be displayed on a whiteboard making feedback with students more efficient. Cli...