Maths KS1: Titch and Ted Do Maths: Fractions
Titch and Ted complete a series of odd jobs, learning all about fractions as they go.
Titch is excited about a trip to the funfair with Ted. But unfortunately, Ted has spent all their savings for the fair on a new hammer, so they need to earn some money first.
Titch and Ted arrive at Mr Pie's house for their latest job. Mr Pie needs shelves putting up before Miss Dotty arrives. All the shelves need to be cut from one piece of wood and must be equal sizes - just the job for someone who knows about fractions. There are plenty of odd jobs at Mr Pie's house.
They're in the garden and there are sandwiches to share, windows to be cleaned and bottles of water to leave half full. Titch uses her knowledge of halves and quarters to help Ted.
They learn that two quarters are the same as one half and that four quarters make one whole. Ted also discovers that if 1 litre is 1,000 millilitres, half a litre must be 500 millilitres.
Suitable for teaching KS1 Maths, particularly fractions and decimals and problem solving skills.