This product includes 5 multiplication centers that focus on practicing multiplication facts and skills. These centers require few materials. Dice are the only material outside of the file you will need. Below is an overview of the centers in this product.
Race to 1,000
In this center students take turns rolling dice to make a multiplication sentence. They then find the product and keep a running total of their products. The first to 1,000 wins.
Roll an Array
This center can be played alone or with a partner. Students roll two dice to make a multiplication sentence. They then need to draw the array for that multiplication sentence on the game board. When no more arrays can fit on the board, the game is over. If playing with a partner, the person with the most squares covered wins.
Students will be matching cards that have equivalent expressions on them. This center reviews the properties of multiplication (distributive, commutative, and associative). These cards are numbered and a recording sheet is included if you wish to have students record their matches.
Students will be playing concentration to help memorize their multiplication facts. They will be matching multiplication expressions with the correct products.
In this center, there are cards with multiplication sentences and arrays. Students will be matching the multiplication sentences with the arrays that they go with.