Try these puzzles yourself or with your students!
Fraction Stretch is an interactive fraction puzzle that has deep connections to other mathematical ideas. The premise? Two fraction bars are mislabeled. Your job is to stretch and shrink them until they are correctly labeled. Ideal for 5th or 6th grade, but can be used with all of K-12. It’s that rich!
This is an open-ended puzzle that asks you to find rotations that pass through a given point 3 times. Bonus points for creativity!