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Flash Cards Can Help Teach Multiplication Skills

Free Multiplication Flash Cards to Download for Teaching Math Skills


Updated November 12, 2011

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Flash Cards Are Effective Teaching Tools

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These multiplication flash cards can be effective teaching tools for this important math foundation skill for elementary aged children and older students. These flash cards can be downloaded and used for math skills practice. The cards cover multiplication from 1 - 12 and include cards with and without answers. There are several ways you can print and use the cards:
  • Use the cards with answers for practice. Show cards one by one and read the problems aloud with your child.
  • Divide the cards into groups such as ones, twos, threes, etc... Work with each group individually. As your child masters one group, move to the next.
  • When working on a group of cards, show them to your child and allow him to use his fingers, pencil marks, objects such as dry beans, small uncooked noodles, pennies, or other suitable object to tally the answers. As your child masters the group, reduce the use of hands-on materials. Keep them nearby just in case your child needs them, but praise his effort and progress as needed.
  • For longer lasting cards, paste problems with the answers to one side of an index card and paste the problem without the answer to the other side of the index card.
Download the Free Multiplication Flash Cards
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