Festive Fractions

Get crafty whilst exploring fraction fundamentals

Years: 2

Duration: 60mins

Curriculum Objectives: 1

Subject: Maths


Resource Overview

Fractions are everywhere this festive season! Begin by spotting patterns and fractions in wintery shapes and go on to create your own simple baubles which are exploding with mathematical facts! This is an excellent way to use up all those scraps left over from Christmas card making, and don’t let those old buttons, beads and sequins get chucked away – they are a crucial bit of the decoration here. Enjoy!


Resource Assets

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Festive Fractions Lesson Plan

Ideas, instructions and key questions for an exciting and exploratory fractions lesson.

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Festive Fractions Starter Image

Display this image to your class for an engaging starter to your lesson.

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Festive Fractions Bauble Templates

Save time and wonky shapes by preparing these templates for children to draw around!


Curriculum Objectives

  • Year 2 (Age 6-7)
    • Recognise, find, name and write fractions 1/3, 1/4, 2/4 and 3/4 of a length, shape, set of objects or a quantity