PDL's Barnyard Fraction Race Game for Cuisenaire® Rods has an activity mat with worksheets to explore fractions. These activities are a platform for students to explore the relationship between fractions, multiplication, equivalent fractions and more. These activities are great in large groups, small groups or individually.
The first activity is a racing game designed to be used with Cuisenaire® Rods. During the racing game, the rules provide the student opportunity to observe when certain fractions are equivalent to others. An observation journal is meant to develop student awareness for equivalency both in multiplication and fractions.
Other worksheets are meant to explore the variety of ways rods may be described in the context of multiplication and fractions.
This product is also included in both the following products PDL's Fraction Exploration for Cuisenaire Rods
If you found this activity useful, go check out Play Discover Learn's Fraction Exploration for Cuisenaire® Rods where you will get 14 activity mats and 175 worksheets that provide years worth of classroom work and discussion on fractions.
Cuisenaire® Rods is a registered trademark of hand2mind, Inc. and is used with permission from hand2mind, Inc.
*IMPORTANT PRINTING NOTE* Some PDF software default the file to fit page. This changes the size of the activity so when you print, the cuisenaire rods will not fit within the desired area. Please change your settings so that they do not change the size of the page. This setting varies on your software. For Adobe, change the settings to NONE. For others, the setting should be changed to "use actual PDF dimensions for paper size."