# How To Teach Multiplication

**So often the main focus of multiplication is simply working to memorize multiplication facts.**

**How to teach multiplication**.
For many people memorizing the multiplication facts equals rote practiceSo these wonderful well-meaning parents figure that theres only one way to help their kids master the multiplication facts.
Write the primary factor in the circle.
This is a creative way to teach multiplication facts.

How To Teach Multiplication Object Lessons Ill use ten as an example to show you one easy method of introducing multiplication to your child. The standard way to teach multiplication is memorization which only some children are good at and its debatable if you can classify this as learning anyway. In the first set of 12 petals you need to write numbers 1-12 wither in an order or randomly.

Draw a flower with 12 petals and then draw another 12 petals above previously drawn petals. Start with writing multiplication problems that focus on only multiplying by 2. In Key Stage 2 one of the new multiplication methods taught is known as the grid method.

Make it interactive as much as possible. Instead we want to teach the easiest facts first and leave the hard ones til last. Teach your students that zero times any number is zero 0 5 0 0 8 0.

Use fingers and toes blocks an abacus whatever you have on hand. Which yes is important. Do oral practice of multiplication 3 in sequence several days or even a couple of week Do oral practice of multiplication 3 randomly several days or even a couple of week Mix the review with multiplication 0 1 and 2 The reviews are not only for memorization but it is also for practicing the reflex in answering questions.

Mastering multiplication is such an important skill for KS1 children. How to teach multiplication facts using concrete strategies that build conceptual understanding. The artistic way of teaching multiplication for your kids will be to teach individual tables.