Classroom Activities

Our books includes over 65 activities – here are 20 of those activities

ONLINE GAMES

ACTORS

BANNER

BULLETIN BOARD

CLAY SCULPTURES

COLORING

FLIP BOOK

MOBILE

MODEL

SEQUEL

MURAL

YARN ART

 

ACTORS
Students pretend they are characters and act out a multiplication fact story.

BANNER
Students design a banner that includes the fact and picture for each multiplication fact.  Display the banners around the classroom.

BULLETIN BOARD
Divide a large bulletin board into many smaller bulletin boards. As you add new multiplication facts, display the students’ drawings on the sections of the bulletin board.

CLAY SCULPTURES
Students sculpt clay models of the pictures from the multiplication fact story.

 

COLORING
Using chalk, crayons, colored pencils or finger paints, ask the students color the pictures from the multiplication fact story.  Assemble the colored pictures together into a book.
TEACHER TIPS
Try drawing with shaving cream!  Spray a pile of shaving cream on the student’s desk. Added bonus – it is a great soap to clean a desk top.

FLIP BOOK
Students animate the multiplication fact story by creating a flip book.

MOBILE
Students design a mobile using the multiplication fact pictures.

MODEL
Students use papier-mâché to build a model of the characters or events in the multiplication stories.

SEQUEL
Students create sequels to the multiplication fact stories.  What happens next?
MURAL
Ask the students to create a giant mural of the multiplication fact stories.

YARN ART
Students create a multiplication fact picture by gluing yarn to paper.