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Fundamentals of Multiplication

Fundamentals of Multiplication


Gift your child the core basis of mathematics with the Fundamentals of Multiplication, setting them up for life.
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Fundamentals of Multiplication The Fundaments of Multiplication Busy Book has 20 fun activities to assist children in learning the fundamentals of multiplication.

The Activity goals of the Fundamentals of Multiplication Busy Book, are aligned to the Australian National Curriculum, for Stage 1 and 2.

The aim of the Busy Book is for your child to begin to develop a number of fundamental strategies to understand Multiplication. The Fundamentals of Multiplication Busy Books includes activities for children to practice a number of Multiplication strategies such as skip counting, arrays, rows and groups of, doubles, repeated addition and factors and multiples. Children usually begin exploring some of these elements in their first year of formal schooling.

Learning how to multiply is more than just memorising your times tables. To be a successful mathematician you must understand how and why you got the answer. This Busy Book works through strategies at increasing difficulties and can be adapted to suit children of varying abilities. It is suitable for children aged 7+.

The content of this Busy Book was created by Primary School teacher Stephanie Menegakis. To learn more about Stephanie please click here.  
Gift your child the core basis of mathematics with the Fundamentals of Multiplication, setting them up for life.

Fundamentals of Multiplication:

Children will be able to:

  • represent multiplication as equal groups
  • recognise equal groups of objects
  • represent multiplication as arrays
  • recognise that multiplication can be represented in groups or rows
  • recognise the multiplication symbol
  • understand the relationship between multiplication and skip counting.
  • recognise that multiplication is repeated addition.
  • describe number patterns.
  • recognise factors and multiples
  • link multiplication to Division.
  • apply efficient mental strategies when multiplying.
  • understand mathematical terms associated with multiplication

Stephanie is a qualified Primary School Teacher in NSW. She has a lifelong passion for teaching and learning and aims to instil a love of learning into her students. She is a firm believer that when learning is fun, children will be engaged and motivated to strive further.

Stephanie has been lucky to experience a number of teaching and learning environments since graduating in 2009. She maintains her Proficient Teaching Accreditation through NESA, and actively engages in Professional Development Courses.

Stephanie LOVES Mathematics and believes that all children can succeed if they are given the right tools. She is the creator of our Fundamentals of Multiplication and Fundamentals of Division Busy Books. Both books work through a number of strategies to help children hone their skills but also make maths FUN!

On a personal note, Stephanie is a mum of 3 who loves spending time with her family. Whether it’s outdoor adventures, baking cookies or simply watching movies. She shares some of her motherhood journey on her blog at www.mummybloggersydney.com.

  • Large A4 Busy Book 
  • Fun educational activities that increase in difficulty as you proceed through the Busy Book
  • Clean and clear activities so as not to overwhelm children 
  • Each activity page is numbered, and each activities cut out pieces are number with  corresponding number, to help make tidying up easier 
  • Designed with curious and boisterous toddlers in mind 
  • Strong spiral bind that is flexible and won’t let pages escape 
  • Clear velcro dots to allow full visual of the activities 
  • Glazed pages providing spill proof protection and ability to use dry erase markers on it
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