# Primary maths: Percentages

Classroom activities, lesson ideas and games to help your KS2 classes get to grips with percentages

## Perfect young learners' percentage skills with help from this hand-picked collection of stimulating activities

However familiar pupils are with seeing percentage signs in the sales, getting to grips with parts of numbers and how to talk about them can be a daunting prospect. Even more so, when understanding percentages turns into finding percentages of different amounts. So, why not see if the Tes community have already created something to make the process a little easier?

#### KS2 Maths (Percentages)

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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...

#### Percentage of amount maze

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Maze consists of squares containing questions with answers, some of which are wrong. Pupils are only allowed to pass through squares containing correct answers. Extension - pupils design their own maze. I like to discuss how to make the maze harder by including classic misconceptions like divide by ...

#### Fraction, Decimal & Percentage | Matching Activity

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This fraction, decimal and percentage matching puzzle is a fun way to test students ability convert between fractions, decimals and percentages. It contains 32 puzzles including all base fractions up to nine-tenths, and also includes a bonus ten-tenths to test understanding of a whole. It is desig...

#### Percentage of an amount

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Fluency, reasoning and problem solving on percentages of an amount.

#### Percentages Revision Worksheets

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Percentages activities (puzzles worksheets) for Upper Key Stage 2 (KS2) and early KS3 Maths, especially Year 6 and Year 7, for early finishers challenges, starter tasks, revision and homework. **6 Hidden Word Mistakes puzzles** for finding percents of amounts / quantities, decimal and fraction equiv...

#### Decimals, Percentages & Fractions Target Boards

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Set of 3 target boards with questions that can be used as whole class starter activities, or for groups of students to work their way through to master **Fractions**, **Decimals** and **Percentages** and how they might relate to each other. Questions ask students to order, convert, multiply, compa...

#### Percentage of an amount

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A complete lesson on finding percentages of an amount using non-calculator methods. Looks at finding 50%, 25%, 75%, 10%, 5%, 20% and 1%. Activities included: Starter: A set of questions where pupils convert the percentages above into their simplified, fraction form. Main: * Some examples and qui...

#### Simple percentages using percentage bubbles

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A tool for students to work out some simple percentages. The bonus questions test to see if they can combine more of the bubbles to generate new answers. The star questions ask students to calculate percentages that you can't generate as easily from the bubble.