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## What is a fun way to learn times tables?

8 Effective Tips for Teaching Times Tables

- 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.
- Reward their efforts.

## Is there a trick for 8 times tables?

The eight times table trick is that when multiplying 8 by a number from 1 to 5, the answer starts with a digit that is one less than the number 1 to 5. When multiplying 8 by a number from 6 to 10, the answer starts with a digit that is two less than the number from 6 to 10.

**What times tables do Year 1 need to know?**

When does my child need to know their times tables?

- Year 1: count in multiples of 2, 5 and 10.
- Year 2: be able to remember and use multiplication and division facts for the 2, 5 and 10 multiplication tables, including recognising odd and even numbers.

**What times table should Year 3 know?**

Maths in Year 3 has more of a times tables focus. Quick recall of the required 3, 4, 8, and 50 times-tables (as well as the 2, 5, and 10 times-tables they’ve already learned in Year 1 and 2) is important as they form the foundation for a large majority of the work the children will cover within the year.

### What should a child know by end of Year 3?

You will probably notice your child beginning to use column addition and subtraction of three-digit numbers this year, as well as learning about multiplication and division, and using — and applying — their times tables knowledge.

### How to teach the 8 times table to kids?

The Underlying Pattern In The 8 Times Table: The 8 multiplication table has a simple pattern in it. Once you teach your child to spot the pattern, they’ll learn the 8 times table easily. Look at the 8 times table chart, the multiples of 8 end with the digits 8, 6, 4, 2 and 0. This pattern repeats itself in the second half of the table too.

**What to do after school to help teach times tables?**

These Multiplication Target Circle practice sheets are a great independent after school activity to help teach times tables and they are free to download! 2. Printable LEGO Multiplication Game | Frugal Fun for Boys and Girls

**Why is it important to learn about times tables?**

Because times tables are an essential building block in math, and help children with other math strategies and concepts, like fractions, decimals, percentages, area, perimeter, measures, and even telling time.

#### What are the best multiplication table games for kids?

Well, Games 4 Gains has create a BRILLIANT multiplication table game based on this concept. All you need is a set of dice and a couple of pens to play. Download the game for free HERE. 2. Multiplication War | Love to Learn and Teach This is one of my favorite times tables games as it’s fun and gets kids excited to win!