Multiplication and Times Tables – Fun Montessori Style

Multiplication and Times Tables – Fun Montessori Style
May 10, 2017 Comments Off on Multiplication and Times Tables – Fun Montessori Style Teaching Ideas montessorisoul

Freya is starting to learn her times tables at school.  I remember hating this as a child and thinking it was pointless!  I now know the importance of it – but still remember my own struggles so I have been trying to make it as fun and easy for Freya as possible.

I saw this wonderful idea on the blog – The adventures of Adam for getting addition using dice.  Emma has kindly said I can include a modified version for multiplication.

Penguin Multiplication:

By putting the dice in the penguin not only added an element of fun – but also contained the dice!!

Shopping list:

Penguin Ice cube tray
Sharpie pens
12 sided dice

I have chosen to use some prepared sheets for Freya to record the sums.  Free printable – Multiplication Sum sheets blank.

I have also made some Multiplication tables for Freya to check her work herself:

Other Multiplication printables are here:

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Time Table Songs:

We have quite along car journey at the moment so we have been listening to some times table songs:

This is not an affiliate link – this is just something which has really helped!

We have also found a number of songs which are good on Amazon Music which is free as part of Prime – I don’t know how I would live without Prime!  Get a free trial now! #affiliate

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