There are many ways to introduce fractions to young children.  The concepts can be taught gently at a very young age. Sharing cookies or pieces of an apple are good ways help a child understand the concept. So is baking with your children. Can a math lesson be any better than one where you can eat the results? And you don't need to tell the children it was a math lesson or part of "school"! The materials in this section are also a great help in teaching and reinforcing hands-on-fractions.