Help students understand prime factors with this activity kit of helpful manipulatives. The kit includes 6 sets of Prime Factor Tiles (180 tiles total), 3 color-coded Factor Finder cards, and a teacher instruction book with instructions for 13 activities. Each set of foam tiles (1" x 1") includes 8 pink #2 tiles, 6 yellow #3 tiles, 4 green #5 tiles, 3 blue #7 tiles, 2 white #1 tiles (with -1 on the reverse), and 2 each +/- tiles, 2 multiplication/division tiles, 2 parenthesis/absolute value bar tiles, and one =/< tile. There are 3 Factor Finder laminated, color-coded cards for a reference to help students master facts of multiplication. Using the reproducible fraction mat found in the instruction booklet, students will do activities for multiplication, prime factorization and composite numbers, prime factors, GCF, equivalent fractions, and much more. Manipulatives like those in this kit can be very helpful for your hands-on learner and can be used alongside your curriculum for enhancement. ~ Donna
This unique set gives students a concrete way to begin to build an understanding of prime factorization. These color-coded foam tiles gives students a hands-on way to simplify fractions using prime factors. The activities in the accompanying guide begin with the basics of prime and composite numbers and move up to multiplication and division of fractions.
The set contains 180 color-coded foam 1" tiles, Factor Finder cards, activities and comprehensive teacher instruction guide.
Enough materials for six students.