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Introduction to Multiplication: Hands On Lessons & Games



This HUGE set of lessons and games includes everything you need to introduce kids to multiplication in fun, hands-on ways and build a strong foundation for them to memorize their facts!

This resource covers 5 different representations of multiplication, with guided note pages to teach and explore with your students.

These multiplication lessons are hands on using models such as:

  • Repeated addition
  • Arrays
  • Area
  • Equal groups
  • A number line and
  • Hundreds chart

There is also a set of pages which you can use to explore equal groups with the book, “2×2=BOO!” by Loreen Leedy.

There are then printable board games, and a simple, low-prep matching game.

*Click HERE to see a sample of the printable board games

Also included are some word problem practice pages.

In addition, there are “Modeling the Facts” pages for each number from 1-10 to help students visually see patterns and work towards memorization. On these pages, kids color in an area representation to show all the facts for a set of times tables. These can then be used as reference or kept in their math notebook.

Teaching tips for all the activities are included, as well as answer keys.

In addition, at the end of this bundle is a list of links to other helpful books, games and articles to supplement this unit and help your students memorize the times tables.

Student handouts are in black and white for easy printing. The printable board games are in black and white and color.

This bundle includes over 100 pages to help you teach multiplication with confidence and give students the solid foundation they need for success!

This is also included in my Introduction to Multiplication BUNDLE, which includes additional practice games and skip counting resources. Save 20% when you buy the complete collection for just $16!

Please Note: This is a digital, pdf file intended for personal use in the home or classroom only. You may not share or distribute these lessons, link directly to the pdf or alter the file in any way. Thank you!

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