Simplifying Fractions Activity

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285 Ratings
Grade Levels
3rd - 5th
Resource Type
Formats Included
  • Zip
  • Google Apps™
2 pages
Includes Google Apps™
The Teacher-Author indicated this resource includes assets from Google Workspace (e.g. docs, slides, etc.).


Make simplifying fractions hands-on and engaging! Teach kids to put fractions into simplest form with this fun activity using M&Ms (or any other colored candy). This is a free DIGITAL AND PRINTABLE activity!

Excellent as a Math Center activity or authentic assessment!

What's included in this simplifying fractions download?

  • Simplifying Fractions Activity student worksheets
  • Simplifying Fractions Activity DIGITAL (Google Slides) student worksheets

What supplies does this simplifying fractions activity need?

  • 1/4 cup of M&Ms candy (or another small colorful candy) per student or pair. This is about the size of a small bag.

**Check out my FRACTIONS Task Cards!**

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Converting Fractions & Decimals Task Cards {44 Cards}

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Total Pages
2 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
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