There are a set of rectangular ‘overlays’ – to be printed onto acetate (pupils get a pack containing one of each overlay).
They can use the overlays to divide the shapes (Questions) into different fractions and explore how equivalent fractions work.
It is a really practical kinaesthetic activity which encourages pupils to discover the mathematics themselves rather than learning ‘rules’ to make equivalent fractions.
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