Math & Movement: Times Tables

Jog in place and say the correct answer.

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Looking for a fun way to teach times tables to your students? This series of videos gives students practice problems so that they can practice their times tables while jogging in place to get their blood pumping. The videos include math problems to be answered as well as quick commands, such as turn around, jump up and down, bend down low, roar, or do a funny dance.

These videos take less than five minutes to complete and are a great way to get students excited to learn about math.

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Students will be able to fluently multiply from memory all products of two one-digit numbers.

First, go over the rules with your students. Explain what actions they should take when the images appear. If they see a tornado, they should spin. If they see a frog, they should jump. If they see the dancing Gynzy robot, Virko, they should do a funny dance!

Next, choose an exercise. There are a total of 36 exercises to choose from. You can choose between two and three-second intervals. This means that the math problem will appear on the screen for either 2 or 3 seconds. You will also be able to choose which times tables you want to work with by clicking the exercises in that row. Finally, play the video and have fun!

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