# Factor Games for 4th Grade

Factor games for 4th grade is a must have in your class! "**Factor Four**" is a factor game they'll love playing as they learn about *factors and multiples*!

To be good at multiplying, students need to *recognize factors* of numbers well! *And that's why you're going to like this game...*

It's a *fun way* to help kids memorize their factors of numbers.

**Number of Players**: 2 or more

**Objective**: To place four of your markers in a row, vertically, horizontally, or diagonally.

**Skills**: *factors, multiples, multiplication facts, division facts*

**What You Need**: Game board that we provide, pair of six-sided dice

**Preparation**: Print off the game board. We suggest that after you print the board, laminating it so that it will last for years to come.

*More game boards coming soon.*

**How To Play**: To decide who goes first, have each player spin the dice. The person who rolls the highest goes first. In case of a tie, have the people who tied roll again to see who rolls higher.

- The first player rolls the dice.
- The higher number thrown is the
*tens place* and the lower number thrown is the *ones place*.
*Example: If a 2 and a 3 are rolled on the dice, their number would be 32*.
- The player looks at their game card to see if any
**factors** of the number they rolled are listed. In our example of rolling a 32, they could cover a 2, 4, 8, 16, or 32 if on more of those numbers are on their factor game card.

- The player covers each factor they see with a marker.
- If there are no
*factors *on the game board for the number rolled, their turn is over. - Play continues with the next player in the same way.
- The first player to cover four boxes in a row horizontally, vertically, or diagonally is the winner!

## Factors & Multiples Can Be Tricky for Kids

*What are Factors for Kids...*

- Factors are
*what numbers can be multiplied together to so that they make another number.*

- A Multiple is
*the number you get after when you multiply two whole numbers together:*

The picture above illustrates this...

## More Factor Games for 4th Grade...

You might also like this prime factor game. Of course, 4th graders should begin to understand what prime numbers are and recognize many of many of them pretty quickly.

And this factor concentration game is another popular activity with kids that helps with multiplication and factors.

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