Tables

There are 366 different Starters of The Day, many to choose from. You will find below some starters on the topic of Tables. A lesson starter does not have to be on the same topic as the main part of the lesson or the topic of the previous lesson. It is often very useful to revise or explore other concepts by using a starter based on a totally different area of Mathematics.

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Tables Starters:

5.5 Times Table

Write out the 5.5 times table as far as possible.

Aunt Sophie's Post Office

Work out the number of stamps needed to post a parcel.

Hot Summer Test

Write out a large times table. Get as far as possible in 5 minutes.

North Pole Test

This starter requires you to write out a difficult times table.

Not Multiples

Write down the numbers from a list which are not multiples of a given number.

Refreshing Revision

It is called Refreshing Revision because every time you refresh the page you get different revision questions.

Strange Tables

A challenge to learn an unfamiliar times table involving decimals.

Subtract Quickulations

Calculations appear on the screen every few seconds.

Table Legs

Learn an unusual times table from the strategic finger moving up and down the 'Table Leg'!

Table Spiders

Multiply the number on the spider's back by the numbers next to its legs.

Timed Tables

How fast can you answer 24 mixed times tables questions?

 

Exercises

Beat The Clock

Beat The Clock

It is a race against the clock to answer 30 mental arithmetic questions. There are nine levels to choose from.

Convoluted

Convoluted

Find the runs of four multiples in order as quickly as you can.

Expedite

Expedite

Drag the numbered cards to produce a multiplication fact. Complete twenty mixed times tables questions to earn a trophy.

Fast Factors

Fast Factors

How quickly can you arrange the cards to match the times tables?

Fizz Buzzer

Fizz Buzzer

The digital version of the popular fizz buzz game. Press the buzzers if they are factors of the counter.

Flash Tables

Flash Tables

A never ending sequence of times tables questions to be projected on to a whiteboard or screen.

Grid Arithmetic

Grid Arithmetic

Fill in a multiplication grid with the answers to simple multiplication and division questions.

Hard Times

Hard Times

The hardest multiplication facts (according to Transum research) are presented in the form of pairs games.

Number Grids

Number Grids

Investigate the properties of number with these interactive number grids.

Quickulations

Quickulations

A mental arithmetic visual aid that displays random calculations then after a few seconds displays the answers.

Sieve of Eratosthenes

Sieve of Eratosthenes

A self checking, interactive version of the Sieve of Eratosthenes method of finding prime numbers.

Stamp Sticking

Stamp Sticking

Drag stamps onto the envelopes to make the exact postage as shown at the top left of each envelope.

Table Legs

Table Legs

Transum believes that this is the best way of developing a quick recall of the times tables.

Tables Conga

Tables Conga

Use the arrow keys to collect all the multiples in order while avoiding the Conga Virus!

Tables Dash

Tables Dash

Revise multiplication facts by racing across the screen to match the times tables question with the correct answer without getting hit by lightning.

Tables Grab

Tables Grab

A one or two player game. The objective is to grab all the multiples of the chosen times table faster than the other player.

TablesMaster

TablesMaster

How fast can you answer times table questions? This activity provides feedback to help you improve.

Times Square

Times Square

Practise your times tables with this self-checking multiplication grid

Times Tables

Times Tables

A collection of activities to help you learn your times tables in only 5 days.

 

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