Multiplication Finger Chart 1

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Multiplication Finger Chart 1
Math - Memory Work
Mult Finger Chart 1.JPG
Level Primary
Age 5.5+
Prerequisites Multiplication With Bead Bars
Multiplication Board
Materials Multiplication Finger Chart 1
multiplication problem slips

This material helps the child with memorization of multiplication facts.


  1. Take the materials to a table or mat, lay them out as shown. Select a problem slip. Copy the problem on to the paper.
    Mult Finger Chart 1-1.JPG
  2. Place your left finger on the red number corresponding to the first number in the problem. Place your right finger on the blue number corresponding to the second number in the problem.
    Mult Finger Chart 1-2.JPG
  3. Slide your right finger down so that it is on the same row as your left finger.
    Mult Finger Chart 1-3.JPG
  4. Slide your left finger over to the same square as your right finger.
    Mult Finger Chart 1-4.JPG
  5. Open your fingers to reveal the answer.
    Mult Finger Chart 1-5.JPG
  6. Write the answer or the paper.
    Mult Finger Chart 1-6.JPG

Points of Interest[edit]

Control of Error[edit]

Variations and Extensions[edit]

  • The child could also roll two ten-sided dice to create a multiplication problem.


Make Your Own[edit]

Printable version:

Multiplication Chart 3 pdf icon.jpg Multiplication Fact Slips pdf icon.jpg
Multiplication Finger Chart 1 Multiplication Problem Slips (print on yellow card stock)

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