Multiplication Fact Game for Doubles Strategy

Written by Donna Boucher

Donna has been a teacher, math instructional coach, interventionist, and curriculum coordinator. A frequent speaker at state and national conferences, she shares her love for math with a worldwide audience through her website, Math Coach’s Corner. Donna is also the co-author of Guided Math Workshop.

A couple of weeks ago I posted a fun Bump game featuring the doubles strategy for learning multiplication facts, and today’s freebie features more practice on that same strategy. Basically, this strategy makes connections between the 2s, 4s, and 8s. If a student knows 2 x 5 = 10, then 4 x 5 would be double that, or 20, because 4 is double 2. And 8 x 5 would be double 20, or 40, because 8 is double 4. Hence the name of the game: Double, Double, Double. 🙂

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A great book for teaching multiplication and division facts using a strategy-based approach is Mastering the Basic Math Facts in Multiplication and Division.

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  1. Blair Turner

    Thanks so much for featuring my owls, Donna! I love this game and can’t wait to use it next week with my third graders! 🙂


    • Donna Boucher

      My pleasure, Blair! It’s a nice coincidence that it’s something you can use with your kiddos. 🙂

  2. Stacie

    Thank you so much for sharing this!

  3. Amanda

    Wow, this is terrific! I love the double double strategy. Helps with number sense too! Thanks for sharing. I’m your newest follower.

    The Teaching Thief


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