8 quick and easy activities for a set of multiplication flashcards with free printables included

 

 

Looking for a way to take that old set of multiplication facts flash cards and make them new again? Here are 8 simple tasks that your students can perform with a set of multiplication task cards. Free printables are included!

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1. Reinforce the commutative property by having students write a related multiplication fact for each flashcard. (Find out more about why the commutative property is so important in this basic multiplication webinar.)

2. Order the flashcards from highest to lowest product, or vice versa.
free task cards to use with multiplication flash cards

3. Use each multiplication fact to write a multiplication/division fact family.
free task cards to use with multiplication flash cards

4. Draw an array to represent each multiplication fact.
free task cards to use with multiplication flash cards

5. Write a story problem for each multiplication equation.free activities for a set of multiplication flash cards

6. Increase metacognition by sorting into “facts that I know” and “facts that I don’t know.”
free task cards to use with multiplication flash cards

7. Sort the flashcards into even and odd products.
free task cards to use with multiplication flash cards

8. Represent each multiplication equation with a picture.
free task cards to use with multiplication flash cards

 

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