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The Gator Pie Game

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    Children's Museum Of Houston

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The Gator Pie Game

In this activity, learners explore fractions as they help gators share pies. Use this activity to help learners understand fractions as relationships between the whole and its parts and between the size of the piece and the number of pieces. This activity guide contains sample questions to ask, literary connections, extensions, and alignment to local and national standards.

Quick Guide

Preparation Time:
5 to 10 minutes

Learning Time:
10 to 30 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
1 cent - $1 per student

Age Range:
Ages 8 - 11

Resource Types:
Activity, Game, Lesson/Lesson Plan


Materials List (per student)


  • Mathematics
    • Measurement
      • Circles
    • Number and Operations
      • Fractions
    • Problem Solving
    • Representation

Informal Categories

  • Animals
  • Food and Cooking
  • Games


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • touch

Learning styles supported:

  • Involves hands-on or lab activities


Includes alignment to state and/or national standards

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Access Rights:

  • Free access



  • All Rights Reserved, Children's Museum of Houston,

Funding Source:

  • ExxonMobil


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