Multiplication games give kids fun ways to practice and reinforce those tricky multiplication fact families. Here are ten fun, engaging games you can play with your kids or students to reinforce and practice multiplication and division facts.
Multiplication Games for Kids
The caller says one multiplication or division equation. Players solve the equation and mark the answer on their Bingo boards if they have it.
2) Number Draw
Two players. Both players put their hands behind their backs. On the count of three, show each other the fingers on your hands. The first person to say the product of the fingers shown wins the draw!
3) WAR with multiplication.
In the traditional game of war, you divide up the deck and play your cards against the other player. The person with the highest card wins the pair.
In multiplication game war, the winner of the pair of cards is the person who can determine the product of the two cards first. (Ace = 1, J = 0, Q = 11, K = 12)
Additionally, you can buy a pre-made multiplication war game.
4) Cootie Catcher
Make a cootie catcher using the directions here. This is probably the cheapest of all these multiplication games. If you’re looking for a low-budget option, try this first.
On the outside, write whole numbers or colors.
On the first inside, write multiplication problems in one fact family.
On the second inside, the open flap part, write the answers.
In this multiplication game, the caller reads a multiplication answer. Players scan the cards. If they find a match, they call, “SPLAT!” AND flip the card over. The first player to flip all their cards wins.
This game for ages 9+ is a mental math game with four levels of difficulty and several kinds of games to play, including Around the World and Minute to Win It.
Use the electronic math game to practice addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and more. Read the question and punch in the answer. Each math skill has eight levels of difficulty!
Use this multiplication game to practice your math facts, including multiplication and division facts.
This multiplication and division game makes practicing your math facts fun!
10) MOBI Tile Game
Play with your numbers, kids! Make as many math equations as quickly as you can. Connect them in crossword grids. Connect all your tiles, and you WIN!
Games help kids learn. They’re playful and fun, cementing the learning. Consider buying or making your own multiplication games to help your kids with their times tables mastery.