December 9, 2012

20 Foods to Learn Fractions

The most fun and delicious way to learn fractions is with food. You can count, add, subtract, even multiply and divide fractions with food. We've all studied fractions with halves and quarters of apples, but how about these other foods? Some foods can be cut into fractions easily. Others are already in sections. Still others come in bunches.
  1. Pizza
  2. Pie
  3. Quesadillas
  4. Orange wedges
  5. Graham crackers
  6. Bunches of grapes
  7. Bunches of bananas
  8. Chocolate bars
  9. M and Ms
  10. Heads of cabbage or lettuce
  11. Pancakes
  12. Waffles
  13. Popsicles
  14. Cookies
  15. Six-packs of juice or soda
  16. Bell peppers
  17. Marshmallows
  18. Animal crackers
  19. Jelly beans
  20. Packs of candy or gum
Enjoy learning fractions! And Bon Apetit!

Feel free to add more foods in the comments.

Photo of Orange by Esther Gibbons on Flickr (CC BY-ND 2.0)