Math and Parent Partners (MAPPS) Resources:

Fractions, Decimals and Percents

​Session 1   


Part I
Part II
Part III

Presentation (PowerPoint)  Presentation (.pdf)

Standards Session 1

Welcome Activity 

BLM 1 - National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Learning Principle 

BLM 2 - Math Web Class 

BLM 3 - Tangram Pattern Robot 

BLM 4 - Tangram Pattern Rabbit 

BLM 5 - Tangram Pattern Shovel 

BLM 6 - Tangram Pattern Square 

BLM 7 - Tangram Pattern Rectangle 

BLM 8 - Tangram Pattern Triangle 

BLM 9 - Bringing Mathematics Home 1 

Tangram Template 

Online Tangrams 

Online Game: Mystery Fraction and Fraction Fun  (works best with Firefox)  

Session 2


Part I
Part II
Part III

Presentation (PowerPoint)   Presentation (.pdf) 


Standards Sessions 2-4 

BLM 10 - NCTM Problem Solving Standard 

BLM 11 - Color Tile Collections 

BLM 12 - Color Tile Mysteries 

BLM 13 - Bringing Mathematics Home 2 

BLM 14 - Fraction Problems I 

Colour Tiles Template 

Online Color Tiles 


Session 3

Presentation (PowerPoint)   Presentation (.pdf) 


Part I
Part II
Part III

Standards Session 2-4 

BLM 15 - NCTM Number and Operation Standard (Grades 3-5) 

BLM 16 - Sharing Cookies 

BLM 17 - Pattern Block Chart 

BLM 18 - Bringing Mathematics Home 3 

BLM 19 - Fraction Problems II 

Online Pattern Blocks 

Online Game:  Sharing Cookies (works best with FireFox)

​Session 4



Part I
Part II
Part III

Presentation (PowerPoint)   Presentation (.pdf)


Handout​ - Less Than, Greater Than, In Between

Standards​ Session 2-4

BLM 20 - NCTM Communication Standard

BLM 21 - Measuring Map

BLM 22 - List of Locations

BLM 23 - Cuisenaire® Rod Relationships

BLM 24 - Bringing Mathematics Home 4

BLM 25 - Fraction Problems III

Online Cuisenaire® Rods​ (works best in FireFox) 

​Session 5


Part I
Part II

Part III

Presentation (PowerPoint)   Presentation (.pdf)

Standards​ Sessions 5 & 6

BLM 26 - NCTM Technology Principle

BLM 27 - Which is Larger?

BLM 28 - Decimal Strips

BLM 29 - Bringing Mathematics Home 5

BLM 30 - Decimal Problems I

Online Base 10 Blocks   

​​Session 6


Part I
Part II

Part III

Presentation (PowerPoint)   Presentation (.pdf)

Standards​ Sessions 5 & 6

BLM 31 - NCTM Reasoning and Proof Standard

BLM 32 - Fraction Family Cards

BLM 33 - Fraction Strips A

BLM 34 - Fraction Strips B

BLM 35 - Fraction-Decimal Summary Chart

BLM 36 - Bringing Home Mathematics Home 6

BLM 37​ - Decimal Problems II

Online Game:  Math Maze (works best with in FireFox)

Online Fraction Tracks​

Online Visual Fractions​


​​Session 7


Part I

Part II and III


Presentation (PowerPoint)   Presentation (.pdf)

Standards​ Session 7

BLM 38 - NCTM Number and Operation Standard-Grades 6-8

BLM 39 - Transparent Grids

BLM 40 - Percent Estimation

BLM 41 - Percent and Color Tiles

BLM 42 - Percent Grids

BLM 43 - Percent Number Lines

BLM​ 44​ - Bringing Mathematics Home 7

BLM 45 - Top Ten Tips for Parents

BLM 46​- Percent Problems

Online Game:  Math Maze (works best with in FireFox)


​​Session 8


Part I


Presentation (PowerPoint)   Presentation (.pdf)

Standards​ Session 8

BLM 47 - NCTM Connection Standard

BLM 48 - Percent Strip

BLM 49 - Cuisenaire® Rod Puzzles

BLM 50 - Bringing Mathematics Home 8

BLM 51 - How Will Math Look in Your Child's Classroom?


Answer Keys

See Also

Thinking in Patterns

Thinking About Numbers

Geometry for Parents

Data for Parents

Earn UW-Stevens Point Credit

 MAPPS Credit Option

MAPPS Research

MAPPS Graduation (PowerPoint)   MAPPS Graduation (.pdf)

Parental Involvment in Mathematics: A Focus on Parents' Voices

Parents as Observers in the Mathematics Classroom:  Establishing a Dialogue Between School and Community

Promoting Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching Through Parent-Teacher Learning Communities

Teachers, Parents, and Mathematics:  Exploring Contexts for Collaboration and Partnership

Learning Together​

MAPPS Bibliography


K-1 Childcare Activities

Antigo K-1 Childcare Activities

Childcare Activities Schedule

Fraction Books

Fraction Dice

Fraction Fish

Fraction Memory Math

Math Ball

Name The Fraction

Sticky Note Math

The Hershey Bar Challenge


2nd-3rd Grade Childcare Activities

Antigo MAPPS Childcare Binder: Lesson plans and handouts

Childcare Activities Schedule

Close to 0, 100

Fraction Action

Fraction Book Example

Fraction Books

Freaky Fractions

Freaky Fractions 2

Hershey Fractions Sheets

Math Olympics

Mini Pizzas

Problem Solvers

Spider Trap

Math Games

Mystery Fraction and Fraction Fun

Sharing Cookies

Math Maze


Feed Me Math!

Other Resources

Family/Parenting Resources Parenting Resources

Tutoring Resources

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives

PBS Kids-Cyberchase

Office of Family Assistance

Responsible Fatherhood and Strong Communities

Promoting Responsible Fatherhood

Healthy Marriage Resource Center

Illuminations Resources for Teaching Math

Professor Pete's Classroom (teaching math videos and resources)

MAPPS Center


Ordering MAPPS Materials

Ordering Family Math for Childcare

MAPPS Coordinator's Corner

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