Category Archives: Multiplication

Count your Dots

Multiplication is a new skill for third grade math students, but it builds on concepts they’ve mastered in earlier grades. This card game helps them make the connections. Each player flips two cards, then draws a grid and makes dots … Continue reading

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Prime and Square Number – Dump a Dice Game

This online board game has you thinking ahead where you may want to land (on a square number) while avoiding landing on a prime number.  Give it a try and play with someone or against yourself.  Dump a Dice Game

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Addition or Multiplication Pyramid

Object: to get the most points Materials: a deck of cards (it’s okay if some cards are missing) Point Values: all number cards equal that number of points; J, Q, K equal 10,  and Aces can be 1 or 11 Instructions: … Continue reading

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Fact Practice

Give your flash cards a rest and practice facts with math card games instead. Simply lay down two cards from the deck (remove the face cards first) and add, subtract, or multiply them. Kids can work on this alone, or … Continue reading

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Hopscotch Math

Use chalk to make a hopscotch board and write addition, subtraction, multiplication or division facts in each square to say as you hop down the board.

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June 5th is National Donut Day

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Multiplication Fact Toss

Materials:10 paper/plastic cups, 2 items to toss (ping pong balls, bouncy balls, coins, etc.) Write a number 1 – 10 at the bottom of each cup.  One number for each cup and only use a number once.  Set up the … Continue reading

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