Name of Activity  Fraction Carnival 

Author  Erika Goodwin 
Keywords  fractions, 1 Hour Total 
Subject  NonLEGO, LEGO Building 
Grade Level  K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 
Time  1 Hour Total 
Brief Description  Students will learn about fractions by doing four related activities on fractions. Students should have a basic understanding of fractions going into this activity. 
Lesson Objectives:  To learn about fractions. 
Materials Needed:  ball basket (empty garbage can) coins pattern blocks grid paper Blue and white LEGO bricks One worksheet for each students “Parts of a fraction” help sheet at each station 
Preparation and Set Up:  Make photocopies of the worksheets. Set up each station: Ball toss – ball and a basket LEGO station – 3D objects made of blue and white LEGOs Coin Toss – coins Geometric figures – pattern blocks. Arrange students into 4 groups (one for each station). Distribute worksheets 
Procedure 

Reference 1  http://sites.tufts.edu/stompactivitydatabase/files/formidable/FractionCarnivalWriteUp.doc 
Reference 2  http://sites.tufts.edu/stompactivitydatabase/files/formidable/PartsofAFraction.doc 