Basketball Math Centers: Multiplication-3 Ways To Play- 168 Mutiplication Facts

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Basketball Math Centers: Multiplication March Madness

Also available with Older Players Graphics...

★ 168 Multiplication Facts

★ Your students will enjoy practicing their multiplication facts with this Basketball Multiplication Game…

45 Page Download Includes:
• 168 Multiplication facts on Basketballs
• Directions Sheet
• 168 Plain Basketballs**
• Choice of 4 Basketball Courts
• 1 basketball dice (die) to determine points
• 1 basketball spinner to determine points
• 6 Optional Recording Sheets to write facts solved
(3 in color and 3 in black and white)
• 2 Optional Sight Words All-Star Awards
(in color and in black and white)

**Blank basketballs are included so that you can glue together a sight word basketball and a blank basketball… white side to white side. OR Print pages 11-24 (multiplication basketballs). Then place the basketballs back into the printer’s paper tray face up and facing you, and print pages 25-38. The plain basketballs will print out on the back of the fact basketballs. Now take them to the paper cutter, and cut into rectangular cards on paper cutter.


Divide players into 2 teams.
Each team has a token/game piece which should be placed on the correct start point: Team 1 or Team 2.
Place basketballs face down on center court.
First player picks one basketball.
If the player solves the multiplication fact correctly, s/he tosses the die or spins the spinner. (spinner and die included; just fold and tape/glue)
The player moves the team game piece according to what the die says:

1 points = a Foul Shot
2 points = a Basket
3 points = a 3-Pointer
0 points = Word Misread

Each time points are scored, students keep track on the scoreboard. You can also require students to write the multiplication facts on the recording sheet for extra practice (provided).

More Ways To Play

Prints nicely in black and white as well. You can print back to back… it’s designed to match up perfectly. Just print out the fact basketballs, and then turn them face up and facing you in your paper tray and print out the plain basketball backings. Then, just take each sheet to the paper cutter and cut each sheet into 12 square cards.

Game 1: Select the cards that are appropriate for your students. Place cards face down in a pile. Students roll a regular die to see how many cards they can pick. Students keep each card that they correctly solve. The game is over when all basketballs have been drawn. The winner is the student with the most basketballs.

Game 3: Select the facts that a group of students needs to practice. Students line up the basketballs as though they are on a path. This creates a “follow the path” type game. Each student has a game token. Students take turns rolling a number die, moving that number of spaces and solving the fact that is on the space where the student lands.

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