Two children sitting in front of their personal pizza on the pizza placemat with the one eighth fraction card above their personal pizza.

Who says you can't play (and learn) with your food. In this fun Peg + Cat activity, explore the fractions of 1/8, 1/4, and 1/2 while eating delicious pizza.

Materials

Directions

  1. Print and cut one set of game cards and as many pizza fraction placemats as you have party guests. Print one extra pizza placemat. one fourth and one eighth game cards
  2. Spread pizza sauce on the pizza crusts and top with mozzarella cheese and additional toppings.
  3. Bake the pizzas according to the directions on the pizza crust package.
  4. Using the extra placemat as a guide, cut each pizza into eighths. pizza problem placemat with a small pizza on top and a pizza cutter
  5. Lay out the fraction game cards and have party guests use their placemats to figure out what fraction of their pizza should be eaten to match each game card. Keep playing until all the pizza is gone! Two children sitting in front of their personal pizza on the pizza placemat with the one eighth fraction card above their personal pizza.

This craft comes to you from the creators of Peg + Cat.

Iowa PBS STEAM Activities and Crafts provided by PBS KIDS Parents.