Learning multiplication tables can be a challenge for children who struggle to grasp these concepts quickly. Luckily, kids are more likely to pick up math-fact skills by playing games that test their knowledge rather than by simply doing math homework.
Here are 5 fun ways to help kids memorize times tables:
Play Bottle Cap Multiplication
- Write the times table equation on the top of a bottle cap and write the answer on the inside of the cap.
- Once the child answers the question correctly he or she can turn the bottle cap over.
- Time your child and see how quickly they can flip all the caps over! (Alternately, see how many caps they can flip over within an allotted time).
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