Fraction, Decimal, and Percentage Hop (thirds / fourths)

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    1. The Fraction Walk

      How many thirds in 5? Have your student count how many thirds are in five by stepping on each third while counting their steps from one to ten. If your...READ MORE

      Grade 3

    2. Fractions Greater Than One

      This floor mat offers a visual opportunity for students to understand the relationships between fractions greater than one and mixed numbers. For example, to have your student figure out the...READ MORE

      Grade 4, Grade 5

    3. Fractions Greater Than One and the Pictures

      Notice that this floor mat has pictures that represent the whole and fraction parts of each number. The fraction 7/3 has two squares filled in with black and one of...READ MORE

      Grade 4, Grade 5

    4. Adding and Subtracting Fractions

      On index cards, write +1/3, +2/3, etc. Have your student select a number on the mat to stand on. Have your student select a card from a large hat or...READ MORE

      Grade 4, Grade 5

    5. Hopscotch the Numbers

      Have your student start on START HERE. Have the student say “one third” while hopping with one foot in the 1/3 box. Then have the student jump (two feet) on...READ MORE

      Grade 3

    6. Bean Bag Decides

      Throw a bean bag on the Fraction Walk Floor Mat. Move to the bean bag, alternating between one and two-footed movements. Pick up the bean bag and say all of...READ MORE

      Grade 3, Grade 4

    7. Equivalent Fraction Hop

      Have a student select a fraction and stand on it. Then, have the student hop on all of its equivalent fractions. The activity should go on until the student has...READ MORE

      Grade 4

    8. Bean Bag Addition and Subtraction

      Have a student toss two bean bags onto the mat. Then, have the student add or subtract the numbers. To make this activity easier, make sure they toss the bean...READ MORE

      Grade 4, Grade 5

    9. Bean Bag Multiplication

      Follow the same instructions as Bean Bag Addition and Subtraction, but instead of adding or subtracting, have students multiply.

      Grade 5

    10. Bean Bag Division

      Follow the same instructions as Bean Bag Addition and Subtraction, but instead of adding or subtracting, have students divide.

      Grade 5

    11. Problem Interpretation

      Students will read a problem from a worksheet or flashcard. Have them reinterpret it, solve it, and then hop to that answer on the mat. Examples: ⅓ x 3 =...READ MORE

      Grade 4, Grade 5

    12. Clipboard Math

      Clip a math worksheet on a clipboard. Have your student figure out the answers to the fraction problems by walking or jumping on the mat.

      Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5

    13. Adding and Subtracting Positive and Negative Fractions

      Important: Have students face the positive numbers when adding and the negative numbers when subtracting, and make a 180 degree turn for each negative sign (not including the first number...READ MORE

      Grade 6

    14. Percentage

      Use this mat to help students understand the relationships of fractions, decimals, and percentages. Sample Questions: What is equivalent to 300%? What fraction?_____________ What decimal?________________ What is equivalent to 200%?...READ MORE

      Grade 6

    15. Equivalence

      Cover up all of the examples of one type of number, such as all of the percentages, all of the decimals, or all of the fractions on each block of...READ MORE

      Grade 6

    16. Matching

      Write all of the percentages/fractions/decimals from the mat on note cards. Cover up all of the examples of one type of number, such as all of the percentages, all of...READ MORE

      Grade 6