# How To Teach Multiplication

**Start with writing multiplication problems that focus on only multiplying by 2.**

**How to teach multiplication**.
Forget about multiplication equations for a moments and introduce the concept of multiplication through word problems and scenarios.
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Explain to them that multiplication is just adding a number repetitively and use a table or chart to show them that the numbers repeat.

Students follow these steps to create the multiplication flowers. In Year 3 children will learn to multiply a two-digit number by a one-digit number. How NOT to teach the times tables.

That it is simply repeated addition. Once kids master multiplication all other math concepts are so much easier to learn. Instead we want to teach the easiest facts first and leave the hard ones til last.

Teach your students that zero times any number is zero 0 5 0 0 8 0. Make it fun not something thats discouraging. In the first set of 12 petals you need to write numbers 1-12 wither in an order or randomly.

Lets talk about how frustrating they are to teach over and over again. Mastering multiplication is such an important skill for KS1 children. So often the main focus of multiplication is simply working to memorize multiplication facts.

Lets talk about how my son went from barely understanding the concept to memorizing his times tables and division facts in 2 weeks FLAT. Start by drawing the center of a flower and write any number 19 in the middle. When I first started teaching multiplication I taught the facts in regular numerical order the 1s then the 2s then the 3s etc.