Times Tables Games for Kids: Making Math Fun – why would I be writing a post of this nature? Simple, my daughter Brianna Fasano, who co-authored the Purpee the Purple Dragon kids books with me, struggled mightily with her times tables – until yesterday.
Brianna is very creative, but when it came to her times tables, like many kids, she couldn’t remember them and then would get frustrated, and give up. I wanted to help her change that, and as of yesterday, she got a 50 question multiplication quiz back with 100% on it. Here’s what we did.
Times Tables Games for Kids Only Work if You Select the Right Game
I wanted to turn the idea of times tables into to a game for Brianna, so I took a blank piece of paper and wrote the numbers 1 through 12 at the top and also down the left side of the paper. I then drew a gird (see photo below). [Read more…]