Multiplication Maths Games for Year 4 (age 8-9)
Activities here will help to clarify various concepts, including multiplication as repeated addition, multiplication as the inverse of division, as well as the effect of multiplying by one or zero. Don't forget that asking for the product of two numbers means multiplying.
These activities show the thinking behind the standard written method and are a good way to help children understand what is happening when we do a multiplication calculation.
Being able to double quickly is a really powerful tool to help with mental arithmetic. These activities give plenty of practice with doubling numbers up to 50 as well as doubling multiples of 10 and 100.