Fractions of Quantities (#19070)
Children often have difficulty understanding fractions especially knowing how to find a fraction of a quantity (i.e., 2/3 of 18 or 3/4 of 20). This set, with its foam shapes, dice and cards enables students to master this concept through hands-on experience. A set of hands-on components to enable children to find the fraction of a given quantity for example 2/5 of 20. It uses foam shapes, pegs, dice and cards to break down the process into manageable stages so that children understand exactly what is happening. The set was produced in conjunction with practicing teachers who developed this highly successful method in the classroom. Foam shapes which are color-coded and make into 5 regular polygons including a circle, rectangle, square, pentagon and hexagon.
Contents: 5 foam shapes representing halves, thirds, fourths, fifths and sixths; 5 color-coded dice; 20 playing cards with fractions; 36 plastic pegs.