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Help with times tables

Times tables

If you've started practising times tables with your child, you'll know how easy it can be to slip into simply reciting them together. Whilst this can be helpful in making them stick, it can end up getting repetitive – both for you and your child! To help make learning this essential information as fun and enjoyable as possible, we've gathered together our pick of the top times tables resources on Oxford Owl.

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Top tips for learning times tables

Confidence with times tables really is important for children in primary school. While it may seem tedious to practise times tables with your child and you might have bad memories of reciting times tables at school, by ensuring your child is confident with times tables you will be giving them some essential tools for success in maths.

Our times tables top tips will provide some useful advice and great ideas to help you support your child in learning their times tables.
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Videos


Fun games

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Fun games

Mathemagician Andrew Jeffrey shows us how to use games to practise times tables.
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Help at home

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Help at home

Educational expert Kate Robinson explains how you can support your child to learn times tables.
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Times tables activity sheets

6 times table

Six Times Table

Three activities to support learning the six times table.
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7 times table

Seven Times Table

Three activities to support learning the seven times table.
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8 times table

Eight Times Table

Three activities to support learning the eight times table.
Answer sheet

9 times table

Nine Times Table

Three activities to support learning the nine times table.
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Bathroom Wall Table 2

Bathroom Wall Table

Use this poster to become a 6 x table whizz while you brush your teeth.

7 X Table Multiplication Bingo 2

7 x Table Multiplication Bingo

Practise the 7 x table with a game of multiplication bingo.

8 X Table Pairs Snap 2

8 x Table Pairs and Snap

Become a whizz at the 8 x table with these great quick-fire games.

9 X Table Trick 2

9 x Table Trick

Find the 9 x table tricky? Use this handy trick to help you remember it.

Banana Milkshake

Banana milkshake recipe

Make this delicious milkshake and practise multiplying 2- and 3-digit numbers.

Bond 7 times table activity

7 times table worksheet

Practise the 7 times table with this worksheet from Bond SATs Skills,
Answer sheet


Times tables games


Books

Free Times Tables in School booklet

FREE Maths in School booklet

A wide range of tips, tricks, games and activities to improve your child's recall.
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Biffs First Times Tables

Biff's First Times Tables

A fun and motivating way to introduce your child to learning times tables, using the Oxford Reading Tree characters.
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At Home with Times Tables

At Home with Times Tables

A fun activity workbook for children, aged 5-7 years, to do at home
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Oxford Primary Illustrated Maths Dictionary

Oxford Primary Illustrated Maths Dictionary

Supports the curriculum and gives comprehensive coverage of the key terminology used in school
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Oxford First Illustrated Maths Dictionary

Oxford First Illustrated Maths Dictionary

Gives your child a head start in understanding first maths concepts.
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Bond

Bond SATs Skills: Times Tables Workbook for Key Stage 1

Develop confidence and rapid recall of first times tables
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At Home with Times Tables

Bond SATs Skills: Times Tables Workbook for Key Stage 2

Builds multiplication skills to meet the expectations of the National Curriculum for Key Stage 2
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Times Tables Flashcards

Times Tables Flashcards

Designed to meet national curriculum requirements, these cards offer easily accessible multiplication practice for children.
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