Times Tables - Key Stage 2
are times tables important?
would be amazed at how much of our maths at school is based on tables.
It is important that your child knows all of their times tables by
the end of Year Five.
tips to help your children to learn their tables at home
of catchy rhymes to help your child remember a tricky table.
you make some up?
skate and I skate on a slippery floor
8 = 64
for patterns or clever tricks.
For example, you can rearrange
x 8 = 56 to 56 = 7 x 8
numbers are now in order - 5, 6, 7 and 8!
If your child has learnt their four times tables, they can double these to learn the eight times tables.
tricky tables in silly voices or even try singing them.
Even young children learn song lyrics very quickly and
if you can remember your times tables!
Let your child test you!
practice makes perfect!
a multiplication square
squares are a fantastic resource for learning tables!
We are aiming for the time when the children no longer need to use
use a multiplication square, choose a number from the first column and a
number from the first row. Follow
the row and column until they meet in the
middle, for example, 6 x 7 = 42
blanking out some of the numbers. Does
your child know what numbers are missing?
many calculations have the same answer?
BBC Mega-maths at http://www.bbc.co.uk/schoolradio/maths/megamaths.shtml
An excellent site. You can play the games and read the top tips.
table rhyme at www.times-tables.com
site uses different maths words to test the times tables. These are words
we use in school too.
yourself! This site times how long you take to answer. Can you beat your
quizzes, games and worksheets!
A variety of games to make and play.