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Math Art Project Ideas + Free Fraction Art Project

As we’re getting towards the end of the year, I’m getting creative with math art projects.  The kids are over the boring workbook pages and strangely, there are actually not enough lessons to cover the entire school year in our program!  {Anyone else have that problem?}

For the last month or so of school, I try to incorporate a lot more games and art into Math to make it more exciting!

Fraction Friends is one of my favorite projects!

math art projects for kindergarten students | Lucky Learning with Molly Lynch

Fraction Friends – Free Fraction Art Project

math centers in a snap logo | Lucky Learning with Molly Lynch

How cute are these Fraction Friends? This simple fraction art project helps elementary students gain a deeper understanding of fractions.

kindergarten students completing a fraction friends art project | Lucky Learning with Molly Lynch

To prep, I just cut up a ton of colors and stored them in cups for easy clean-up! I used 1.5-inch squares, but any size will do!

cutting up square colored paper for a fraction art activity | Lucky Learning with Molly Lynch

Before gluing, the students had to lay out their picture first {or disasters can happen!}

examples of a finished fraction art project done by a kindergarten student | Lucky Learning with Molly Lynch

Once they glued all their pieces, they counted up the total number used and broke it down into colors for their fractions! I love the uniqueness of each person!

Click {here} to snag this freebie!

If there are too many lines listed, just have your kids snip off what they don’t need!

worksheet that accompanies a fraction friends activity in the classroom | Lucky Learning with Molly Lynch

We also make Fraction Flowers.

student doing fraction flowers art | Lucky Learning with Molly Lynch
finished fraction flowers art piece with accompanying worksheet | Lucky Learning with Molly Lynch

Click {here} for that freebie!

fraction worksheet about flower art | Lucky Learning with Molly Lynch

Math Art Projects Recap

I’ve found using art as part of teaching math to truly help young students more fully understand the topics and skills.

Plus, they love having a fun art project to share!

Want to see how I manage my early math finishers? Check out this post.

Slainte!

What other math art projects have your students enjoyed? Tell me in the comments.

math centers in a snap logo | Lucky Learning with Molly Lynch

17 Responses

  1. This is such a lame thing to say, but I've been struggling with an autoimmune disease and am just really looking forward to the relaxed schedule and getting my body/health back in balance so I can gear up for a new year. ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. I am very excited to have the time to read a whole stack of books just for fun and personal enjoyment since I didn't have time to read them during the school year!

  3. I am most excited about going to my sons' baseball games and playing with our new puppies! I also am pretty excited about not having to be up at 5:30!!

  4. This summer I am most excited about having time to sew and (trying…again) to learn to play the guitar. It can be hard to find that much extra time during the school year, but I am looking forward to the time off to reconnect with hobbies.

    …and Mojitos. Who am I trying to kid? ๐Ÿ˜‰

  5. Fraction friends is an amazing idea – will definitely be trying this out and making a great fractions display. Thanks for sharing!
    Growing Little Learners

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