9 times | Fact Fun | freebies | Multiplication | Multiply by 9 | tricks for 9

3 Cool + Simple Tricks to Multiply by 9 that your students will LOVE!

It’s MULTIPLICATION TIME!  My students are so excited to be practicing their Nines Multiplication Facts now! Time to bring out the multiplication games and multiplication math centers. How I introduce the 9 Times Tables 9s are super fun because there are so many great patterns and tricks when it comes to the Nines!  The first…

freebies | Multiplication

How to Get Your Students to Love Practicing Multiplication Facts with a Freebie

It seems like it is Multiplication Season for Third Grade Math students. My students practice their multiplication facts for fluency and mastery several different ways in the classroom.   Sometimes we play multiplication games. Here are our favorite… * BUMP * Rolling for Fluency * Factor Find * Memory  * Tic Tac Toe.   Occasionally on a…

freebies | Multiplication

Tips for Mastering Multiplication Facts with FREEBIES, Games and Activities

Make Math Facts Fun Instant recall and mastering multiplication facts for fluency is needed for exponents, making common denominators for adding and subtracting fractions and solving algebraic equations just to name a few. However, practicing facts with flash cards can be redundant and dull.  Memorizing multiplication products can be challenging for many kids. I love…

freebies | Multiplication

Fun Ways to Teach Exponents to Beginners with a FREEBIE

When I think of tricky math for my fourth Graders … I think EXPONENTS! Introducing exponents was a math concept that I was dreading because I had a feeling that my students would fall into the rookie pattern of multiplying the base with the exponent. Much to my delight, my Fourth Graders mastered exponents rather…

Addition | Color by Number Fact Fun | Multiplication | Thanksgiving Math

Ideas to Spark your Thanksgiving Math for the Elementary Classroom with Some Fact Freebies

Want to keep your kids engaged during math centers during Thanksgiving Celebrations? Here are some ideas and a few Math Fact freebies  Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays to celebrate with my kiddos because of the great opportunities to celebrate gratitude.  I love practicing gratitude through journals.  It is also a time for turkeys,…

Addition | Martin Luther King Jr. | Multiplication

Martin Luther King, Jr. FREEBIES, Books, and Resources

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is right around the corner, and that means we need to be prepared! This man deserves our honor and respect, so what better way to celebrate him than with Martin Luther King, Jr. FREEBIES, books, and resources?!And of course we can’t forget about Black History Month as a whole! First…

Addition | Color by Number Fact Fun | Multiplication

Winter Math Fact Resources for the Elementary Classroom with a FREEBIE

These winter math fact resources are an engaging, hands-on way to get your students working on their addition or multiplication facts while having fun. First up is the winter addition color by number. What child doesn’t love to color? (Heck, what adult doesn’t?!?) So let them! And you won’t have to worry about your administrator walking…

Halloween | Multiplication

Halloween Multiplication Resources – Great Fun for October!

Today I’m excited to share my Halloween resources with all of you! My favorite is my new Halloween Multiplication Color by Code Practice Activities! October is one of my favorite times of year, and I get excited at both home and school! {Plus I’ll be sharing a FREE download at the end of the post, so make…

Division | Multiplication

My 3 Top Ways to Teach Multiplication and Division Fact Power

Today I’m super excited to share with all of you how I teach multiplication and division to my students! So let’s get started!! Having Fact Power Learning multiplication and division facts with fluency and accuracy is crucial to higher math skills. Here are my 3 top ways I teach Multiplication and Division Fact Power Mastery……