Multiplication games are a great way to help your students learn multiplication. Studies have shown that students who play multiplication games have better multiplication skills than those who don’t. Multiplication games are also a great way to keep your students engaged and motivated in their multiplication learning. Here are some of the best multiplication games for your classroom:
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Multiplication Games: Bingo
This game is a great way to help your students learn multiplication facts. Print out multiplication bingo cards and have your students play in pairs or small groups. The first student to get five in a row wins.
You can add variations to the simple five-in-a-row rule. To win the game, students must get an X on the board, or two complete rows, etc. The possibilities are endless!
Multiplication Games: War
This game is a fun way to review multiplication facts. Have your students play in pairs. Each student flips over a multiplication card, and the first student to shout out the correct answer gets the point. The student with the most points at the end of the game wins.
Multiplication Games: Memory
This game is a great way to help your students memorize multiplication facts. Print out multiplication cards and have your students match the multiplication facts. The student with the most matches at the end of the game wins. (This one is also called Multiplication Concentration)
Multiplication Games: Jeopardy
This fun PowerPoint game is like the TV game Multiplication Review Jeopardy, which has five categories with five questions. The questions have values from 100 to 500 points. Students can choose any category or point value, and the goal is to have the most points by the end of the game.
Students work in teams to answer questions and gain points. It’s a fun and engaging way to learn multiplication facts, use arrays, factors & products, missing numbers, and solve multiplication word problems! It’s a little more in-depth than the games mentioned above, but it can be used for multiplication practice, review, and test prep!
Students can work in small groups during math centers playing the game on a laptop – or – use this fun Multiplication Jeopardy Game as a whole class activity. All you have to do is create student teams, and you are ready to play!
Not sure if Jeopardy math games are for you? Read this 6 Questions to Ask About Math Jeopardy that answers frequently asked questions!
These are just a few of the many multiplication games that you can use in your classroom. Multiplication games are a great way to help your students learn multiplication and have fun simultaneously. So don’t hesitate to incorporate multiplication games into your classroom today!
Here’s why I think you will love incorporating Multiplication Jeopardy into your math classroom:
- Perfect for general review and test prep.
- Five categories of multiplication review.
- Make multiplication fun and easy.
- Get your students excited about math.
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