## Multiplication Math Magic! (Part 1)

Do your children hate practicing their multiplication facts? If they are like my own children, practicing math facts is "just another chore," boring, or a waste of time to them! Since I personally don't like to do anything boring, I've gotten creative with how I teach multiplication to my students at school an how I practice with my own children at home. The transformation in their attitudes about multiplication have been magic! PLAY GAMES! Using a deck of playing cards, remove all face cards from the deck. Select a number of the week to practice. Flip a card and ask your child to tell the product of the card you flipped with their number of the week. EX. If their number of the week is 2, and the card you flip is a 7, say,"What is the product of 2 x 7?" ... read more