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Giant Double-Sided Magnetic Fraction Circles - 6 - 10 Years

by Learning Resources

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  • Demonstrate equivalencies in a fraction of the time with these unique double-sided magnets
  • Teach the fraction then flip over the magnet to show the corresponding percentage
  • A great way for students to understand the relationship between the concepts
  • Demonstrate fractions, percentages and equivalencies with these unique magnets
  • Suitable for children aged six to ten years old
  • Fractions Education.
  • Expected Despatch By 20/12/2016


Product Description

  • Giant Double-Sided Magnetic Fraction Circles. Demonstrate fractions, percentages and equivalencies on your whiteboard. Helps students understand relationships between concepts of fractions and percentages — labeled with fractions on one side and percentages on reverse. Extends learning through color-coded coordination to Rainbow Fraction® resources. Supports key NTCM Standards. Includes 9 circles, each measuring 7.5", includes whole, 1/4, 1/2, 1/3, 1/4, 1/5, 1/6, 1/8, 1/10 and 1/12. Includes Activity Guide. Grades 1+.


  • Sample Activities: Exploring Equivalencies Display 1/2 using the magnetic pieces. Ask students to identify the piece. Ask, “Are there other pieces the same size as 1/2? How can you find out?” Discuss ways of finding equivalent parts, including placing pieces side by side of others to compare. Give students time to handle the magnetic pieces to find other fractional representations for 1/2. Ask students to record their findings on a piece of paper or in a math journal. You can extend this activity by asking students to find equivalent fractions for other amounts such as 6/8, 2/6, and 2/3. Fractions and Percentages Display some of the magnetic pieces showing percentages. Guide students to understand that a fraction can be expressed as a percentage by converting the fraction to a decimal number, then multiplying by 100 to obtain a percentage (since percent means per 100). For example, 1/2 = 0.5 = 50%. Place one fraction piece on the whiteboard and ask students to compute the percentage. Flip the fraction piece over to check answers. Note: Store the magnets flat to prevent from warping. If the magnets do curl, gently bend them back in the opposite direction to flatten, or rub them on the board and let them sit.


  • Learning Resources is a leading manufacturer of innovative, hands-on educational materials for classrooms worldwide and learning toys. For 25 years, Learning Resources has been a trusted source for teachers and parents for quality, award-winning educational products in math, science, language, language arts, reading, early childhood, measurement, Spanish, ELL and ESL teaching, time and money. Product brands include Reading Rods, Pretend & Play, Gears! Gears! Gears!, Power of Science, Three Bear Family and Cuisenaire Rods. Product types include games, puzzles, card games, bingo games, board games, floor mats, floor puzzles, wooden puzzles, classroom kits, electronics, books, reading manipulatives, math manipulatives, pocket charts, activity books, activity kits, science kits, creativity and fine motor skills.

About Brand

  • Learning Resources® is a leading global manufacturer of innovative, hands-on educational products trusted by teachers and parents and loved by children. The Company's 1100+ high-quality products are sold in more than 80 countries, serving children and their families, preschool, kindergarten, primary, and middle-school markets. Among the Company's brands are Pretend & Play®, Smart Snacks®, New Sprouts™, Gears! Gears! Gears!®, Primary Science, now!Board™, simple technology, Hands-On Standards® publications, Rainbow Fractions® and Reading Rods®. Learning Resources is headquartered in Vernon Hills, IL, with a European office based in Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England.

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  • Learning Resources


  • MPN

    LER 1616


    Learning Resources Ltd






    6 years - 10 years



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