Make a Pie! A Sweet Way to Learn Fractions
Make a Pie! A Math Spinner Game
To make a pie you’ll have to spin
And gather slices on your tin.
Slices of a certain size
Will help you to complete your pies.
Spin well and take a piece of pie
From your opponent’s own supply!
Finish with most pies complete?
You win! Ah, victory can be sweet!
This simple game of fractions takes the confusion out of fractions, because each pie piece adds to the whole pie. Handling the fractions and seeing how they are portions of the total makes the concept more understandable. Pies of different flavors are divided into halves, thirds, fourths, eighths and sixteenths.
- Develops concepts of fractions and equivalents
- 7 pie tins
- Directions included