Minecraft: Fractions Pixel Art

Design a Pixel Art Image then Break Down the Colours into Fractions!


In this lesson, students will design a pixel art image then break down the colours into fractions, discuss number patterns & unit fractions, and build the designs in Minecraft.


  • Develop understanding of fractions as numbers.
  • Understand a fraction 1/b as the quantity formed by 1 part when a whole is partitioned into b equal parts
  • Understand a fraction a/b as the quantity formed by a parts of size 1/b.

Curriculum Connections Summary

  • Ontario - Mathematics - Algebra (Coding) & Number
  • Quebec - Mathematics
  • New Brunswick - Mathematics
  • Nova Scotia - Mathematics
  • Alberta - Mathematics
  • British Columbia - ADST & Mathematics
  • Manitoba - Mathematics
  • Prince Edward Island - Mathematics
  • Saskatchewan - Mathematics
  • Newfoundland & Labrador - Mathematics
  • Yukon Territories - Follows B.C.'s Curriculum
  • Northwest Territories - Follows Alberta's Curriculum
  • Nunavut - Follows Alberta's Curriculum

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