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# Multiplication Flash Card Games

Games are a great way to make math flash cards fun for kids.  Research shows that play based learning can boost a learner’s attention span and retention. Here are some fun games that you can use with our multiplication cards to enhance your child’s learning experience.

1. Inverse: After solving a fact, ask the learner to solve the division version.  i.e. 6x4 = 24, then what is 24/6?
2. Double up: After solving a fact, ask the learner to double the answer.  i.e. if 6x4 = 24, then what is 24x2?
3. And Then Some:  After solving a fact, ask the learner to multiply another factor.  i.e. 6x4 = 24, now multiply that 3.
4. Slapjack: Lay out 3 cards within arm’s reach of each learner. Call out the answer to one of the cards. The learner that slaps on the correct fact card first wins the card. The learner with the most cards at the end wins.
5. War: Divide the deck between 2 players. Each player draws a card and calls out its answer.  The higher correct answer wins both cards. If it is a tie, then each player draws another card and calls out its answer until one player has a card that has a higher answer than the other.  Repeat drawing until both players are out of cards. The person with the most cards at the end wins.
6. Find It: Call out a number from 0-144.  The learner then searches the deck to find a fact card that has that number as its answer.  Note, pick numbers where both factors <= 12.
7. Safari Hunt: Select a card. Then have the learner find examples of that fact in the house.  i.e. 6x4 = 24, find an example of 6 groups of 4 things around the house.
8. Name the Factors: After solving a fact, ask the learner to name all the factors of the answer.  i.e. 3x4 = 12, so what are all the factors of 12. The answer is any number that can divide evenly into 12 (1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 12).

Have you come up with your own fun, creative game to play with your sight words cards?  We’d love to hear it! Post it to our  Facebook and  Instagram pages or email it to us at feedback@thinktankscholar.com.