WHAT IS MULTIPLICATION?
Multiplication is simply fast addition. If your student can add, they can multiply! Try to use counters and pictures when first introducing multiplication. This will help your student understand the concept of multiplication.
FUN WITH EQUAL GROUPS
Creating equal groups with counters is a fun way to learn the times tables. Use marshmallows or popcorn to create equal groups and answer multiplication questions.
TWO TIMES TABLE DOUBLES
Remember when learning the times tables to be patient. Accuracy is much more important than speed. Here is a trick to help with memorizing the two times table.
SIX TIMES TABLE NUMBER GAME
Math games can be a fun way to learn the times tables. The six times table may seem challenging at first, but YOU CAN GET IT with a couple of math tricks up your sleeve.
Larissa Bjornson is the author and illustrator of I GET IT! TIMES TABLES: YOU CAN GET IT! Follow my blog for tips and tricks to master multiplication.