**Use a variety of methods**

- Start with a variety of means: listening to times tables music, chanting, writing out, and using games and apps.
- Using more than one method together, such as chanting and apps like DoodleTables, can make learning more diverse and engaging.

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Contents

- 1 What is the easiest way to learn your times tables?
- 2 How can I help my child memorize multiplication tables?
- 3 What is the best app for learning multiplication tables?
- 4 What age should a child learn multiplication tables?
- 5 How can I quickly multiply my mind?
- 6 How long does it take to memorize multiplication?
- 7 How do you teach multiplication to struggling students?
- 8 How do you teach multiplication in a fun way?
- 9 Do Times tales work?

## What is the easiest way to learn your times tables?

Here are our eight highly effective tips on how to teach times tables the easy way.

- Hang up a times table sheet.
- Make sure they can walk before they can run.
- Teach your kids some tricks.
- Listen to some fun songs.
- Stage a multiplication war.
- Draw a Waldorf multiplication flower.
- Quiz them regularly, but not incessantly.

## How can I help my child memorize multiplication tables?

There’s 5 steps to mastering the multiplication facts:

- Step 1: Break up the facts into manageable chunks.
- Step 2: Make the facts concrete with a simple visual.
- Step 3: Teach your child to use easier facts as stepping stones to the harder facts.
- Step 4: Practice each times table on its own until it’s mastered.

## What is the best app for learning multiplication tables?

Best Times Tables Apps for 5 to 11 year olds

- Moji Multi.
- Times Tables and Friends, 1-12.
- Maths Rockx EDU – Times Tables!
- 2×2 simulator.
- TimesX Times Tables Tester. (iPhone, iPad)
- Times Tables Rock Stars. (Android, iPhone, iPad)
- Squeebles Times Tables 2. (Android, iPhone, iPad)
- Hit the Button Math. (Android, iPhone, iPad)

## What age should a child learn multiplication tables?

Children can begin to learn their multiplication tables once they have mastered basic addition and subtraction concepts and are familiar with arrays and how to count by 2’s and 5’s, which is usually by age 9.

## How can I quickly multiply my mind?

Here’s the trick: Any time you square a two-digit number that ends in 5, the last digits of the answer will be 25 and the digits before that are given by multiplying the first digit of the number by the number that’s one greater.

## How long does it take to memorize multiplication?

Most teachers use the system over a period of two to three weeks, spending 15 to 20 minutes each day. This seems to work for most kids. Some require more repetition and practice, others require less.

## How do you teach multiplication to struggling students?

5 Activities to Help Students Learn Multiplication Facts

- Introduce Equal Groups. Learning to create equal groups is the foundation for multiplication and the most natural way students begin interacting with multiplication.
- Play Games. Kids LOVE playing games.
- Build Arrays & Area Models.
- Skip Counting.
- Number Puzzles.

## How do you teach multiplication in a fun way?

35 Fun, Hands-on Ways to Teach Multiplication

- Draw Waldorf multiplication flowers.
- Play multiplication war.
- Put a mathematical twist on an old favorite.
- Repurpose an egg carton as a multiplication problem generator.
- Teach multiplication facts with a simple wheel.
- Make a deck of fact family triangles.
- Use LEGO bricks.

## Do Times tales work?

The stories used are the same, so there is no extra memorizing work. In essence, the child learns both multiplication and division facts with the same effort. Times Tales does not replace teaching your child the concept of multiplication, but it truly works for many children, easily, quickly – and in a fun way.