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Fair Sharing Mats – Puffer Fish

Fair Sharing Mats – Puffer Fish
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These Fair Sharing – Puffer Fish mats are a great hands-on resource for students to practice and consolidate fair sharing by different numbers and introduces the early concept of division.

This set of 21 division mats have been designed to be laminated and used as a write and wipe resource.

Perfect for rotations and small group work.

Suitable for
  • Fast Finishers
  • Relief Teachers
  • Parents
Lesson Structure
  • Individual Activity
  • Rotations / Group Work
  • Class Activity
Curriculum Codes

AC9M1N06 9

Use mathematical modelling to solve practical problems involving equal sharing and grouping; represent the situations with diagrams, physical and virtual materials, and use calculation strategies to solve the problem

AC9M2N05 9

Multiply and divide by one-digit numbers using repeated addition, equal grouping, arrays, and partitioning to support a variety of calculation strategies

AC9M2A03  9

Recall and demonstrate proficiency with multiplication facts for twos; extend and apply facts to develop the related division facts using doubling and halving 

AC9MFN06 9

Represent practical situations involving equal sharing and grouping with physical and virtual materials and use counting or subitising strategies

ACMNA032 8.4

Recognise and represent division as grouping into equal sets and solve simple problems using these representations

MA1-1WM old

Describes mathematical situations and methods using everyday and some mathematical language, actions, materials, diagrams and symbols

MA1-2WM old

Uses objects, diagrams and technology to explore mathematical problems

MA1-3WM old

Supports conclusions by explaining or demonstrating how answers were obtained

MA1-4NA old

Applies place value, informally, to count, order, read and represent two- and three-digit numbers

MA1-6NA old

Uses a range of mental strategies and concrete materials for multiplication and division

MA1-7NA old

Represents and models halves, quarters and eighths

MA1-FG-01 new

Uses the structure of equal groups to solve multiplication problems, and shares or groups to solve division problems


Recognise and describe one-half as one of two equal parts of a whole


Recognise, model, read, write and order numbers to at least 100. Locate these numbers on a number line


Recognise and represent multiplication as repeated addition, groups and arrays


Apply repetition in arithmetic operations, including multiplication as repeated addition and division as repeated subtraction


Recognise and represent division as grouping into equal sets and solve simple problems using these representations


Investigate number sequences, initially those increasing and decreasing by twos, threes, fives and ten from any starting point, then moving to other sequences

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Joyce Said
Posted 1 year ago
SA, Australia
Perfect for my student who has difficulties recalling multiplication tables. He loves the game and he has improved in this area.