Multiplication Grid

multiplication grid 1

Before learning about the multiplication grid, you might want to do some basic review with your child. 

Can he remember what the different numbers in a multiplication problem are called?

multiplication grid 2

Does she know that it doesn't matter how a multiplication problem is written? 

Whether shown vertically or horizontally the end product is still the same.

Using the Multiplication Grid

It is helpful if your child can actually "see" what a multiplication problem looks like on a chart.  Using a grid like the example below will be a visual reference for solving problems.

5 X 5 = 25

Using the grid below, you can visualize this equation.  Follow the yellow lines with 5 blocks across and 5 blocks down.

multiplication grid 3

Now by physically counting the blocks (following the red numbers), the child can "see" that 5 x 5 does have a total of 25 blocks.

multiplication grid 4

Now is a good time for your child to do some practice using grids.  Print out these multiplication times tables for various exercises using blocked graphs.

You can find many more grid worksheets and multiplication activities on the pages below.

multiplication table missing numbers
multiplication worksheets
multiplication flash cards 00
multiplying by skip counting


› Understanding X Grids

New! Comments

Have suggestions or requests for a worksheet? Let's Talk!

Follow

get worksheets on facebook
get worksheets on pinterest
worksheets rss feed

Newsletter

Sign up for the newsletter to receive important updates about new lessons, coupon codes for school supplies and books, and to provide feedback on the site.

Enter Your E-mail Address
Enter Your First Name (optional)
Then

Don't worry — your e-mail address is totally secure.
I promise to use it only to send you Free Sheets.

Educational Resources

I've put together a list of educational resources that include links to more free work sheets, workbooks, home school curriculums, teacher resources, and learning toys.