# Watermelon Fraction Paper Plate Craft

Math can be exciting and fun to learn in everyday life! Cool math games exist and are actually easy to bring into your child’s learning.

## Materials for Paper Plate Craft

• 3 white dinner-size paper plates
• Green paint
• Red paint
• Black marker or paint
• Paintbrush
• Scissors
• Hole punch

## How to Make Paper Plate Fractions

• Paint the center of each paper plate red.
• Paint the outer circle of the paper plate green, leaving white between the two colors.
• Leave one plate whole but cut the other two with one being in half and the other in quarters.
• Using black paint or a permanent marker, draw seeds on each plate and label the plates with the correct fraction.
• For the halves and the quarter plates, punch a hole in the middle.
• Place the two halves together and thread a brad through the holes.
• Fasten the brad on the back.
• Then, place the quarter pieces together and thread a brad through the holes. Fasten the brad on the back.

Math learning does not have to be boring and frustrating! Make math fun for kids by adding a bit of creativity and a bit of crafty magic.

## Watermelon Fractions

### Materials

• 3 white dinner-size paper plates
• Green paint
• Red paint
• Black marker or paint
• Paintbrush
• Scissors
• Hole punch

### Instructions

1. Paint the center of each paper plate red.
2. Paint the outer circle of the paper plate green, leaving white between the two colors.
3. Leave one plate whole but cut the other two with one being in half and the other in quarters.
4. Using black paint or a permanent marker, draw seeds on each plate and label the plates with the correct fraction.
5. For the halves and the quarter plates, punch a hole in the middle.
6. Place the two halves together and thread a brad through the holes.
7. Fasten the brad on the back.
8. Then, place the quarter pieces together and thread a brad through the holes. Fasten the brad on the back.

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