Halloween Activities -Multiplication Properties, arrays, facts

Arrays are a great way to introduce multiplication in grade 1, 2 and 3. Playing with arrays will help students model multiplication as repeated addition and understand the properties of multiplication. It is very important that we help students visualize and understand multiplication early on so that we build a …

Halloween Activities – Multiplication/Division facts (print and google slides version)

Playing games on the multiplication table is a great way to practice multiplication and division facts without the stress of memorization. It helps students find patterns and relations and learn how to use known facts as stepping stones. Even though we have shared a lot of games to practice the …

Missing Numbers and Twisted Multiplication Tables activity cards (+google slides)

Many interesting and fun activities can be done on the multiplication table for the students to discover patterns, find relations and make connections. This will help them gain fluency and automaticity with the multiplication and division facts. Filling in the missing numbers on the multiplication table is one of my …

Multiplication Facts Activity-cards (Google slides version included)

As we all know multiplication facts fluency is very important as it is the base for many concepts like multi-digit multiplication, equivalent fractions, division, and, much more. Therefore, multiplication facts practice deserves time and effort. Rushing into drills that promote meaningless memorization with endless repetition will not help in the …

Multihive – Practice Multiples

Grades 3 and up. 1-4 Players Multihive can be played as a single-player or a multiplayer game and it encourages students to practice multiplication facts by finding the multiples of the numbers 2-10. The players practice multiples and factors, improve their mental math, and gain automaticity with the multiplication facts. …