Simplify It!: A Fraction Card Game
Race to simplify fractions in this fast-paced, two-player game! All you need to play is a deck of cards, paper and pencils. Shuffle the cards, and you're ready to get started. You'll work with your partner to create fractions. Find the simplest form first to earn cards and win the game.
Simplifying fractions is an essential skill for every math student in the fifth grade or higher. Students need continued practice with simplification in order to successfully add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions. Play this game again and again and work towards mastering this important concept!
What You Need:
- Deck of playing cards (Download here)
- 1 game board (a piece of paper with a horizontal line drawn across the center, to represent a fraction bar)
- Scratch paper and pencils (optional)