Fractions and measuring cups activity

Show equivalent fractions with measuring cups. Have your child pour ½ cup of OJ in 1st glass and use ¼ cup to measure equal amount in 2nd glass. Repeat using 1/3 cup, etc. Now pour the equal measurements into different sized glasses and talk about the concept of conservation. Portions of the same size may look bigger or smaller depending on the shape of the container.

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