## Math Facts Games

Playing math facts games has its benefits! Did you know kids who learn their math facts very well have a greater chance to succeed in higher math? Using games makes learning math facts fun and exciting!

### Multiplication War

If you have ever played the traditional card game of war, then the multiplication war is just a mathematical version of the same game.

Materials: A deck of cards for each two students.

How To Play:

• Decide upon values for the face cards. These can vary depending on your goals. (In the fourth grade we used Jack=11, Queen=12, King=0, and Ace=1 and left the Jokers out.)
• Students play in pairs. Begin by shuffling the deck and dealing all cards out to the two players. This game is played quite similarly to traditional “war”.
• The players each turn a card over at the same time. The first person to correctly state the product they see wins the two cards. (I required the students to say the number sentence, e.g. “9 times 2 is 18” instead of just “18”.)
• If there is a tie in naming the product, “war” begins. Each player places 2 cards face down, then they simultaneously turn 1 card face up. This continues until one of the players is quicker in giving the number sentence and product. The winner gets to keep all the cards that were placed on the table.
• Play ends when either player has all the cards or after an allotted time. The winner is the player with the most cards.

### Looking for printable math facts games?

No problem. We've got those too...Rollin with the Facts is a printable multiplication fact game for helping kids get a handle on their multiplication facts up to 12 x 12. Just need a couple of pair of dice to play, and you can print off the game cards right from your computer.

Learning Math Facts shouldn't be just boring memorization. Whether its addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division facts, your child will be more confident, have more fun, and become a better math student by playing math games.

Go to Multiplication Games page

Go to Elementary Math Games page

Go to Middle School Math Games page

Return from Math Facts Games to Math Games Home

 This Form cannot be submitted until the missing fields (labelled below in red) have been filled in Please note that all fields followed by an asterisk must be filled in. First Name* E-Mail Address* City Country* CountryUnited StatesCanada----------------AfghanistanAlbaniaAlgeriaAmerican SamoaAndorraAngolaAnguillaAntarcticaAntiguaArgentinaArmeniaArubaAustraliaAustriaAzerbaijanBahamasBahrainBangladeshBarbadosBelarusBelgiumBelizeBeninBermudaBhutanBoliviaBosnia and HerzegovinaBotswanaBouvet IslandBrazilBritish Indian Ocean TerritoryBritish Virgin IslandsBruneiBulgariaBurkina FasoBurundiCambodiaCameroonCape VerdeCayman IslandsCentral African RepublicChadChileChinaChristmas IslandCocos IslandsColombiaComorosCongoCook IslandsCosta RicaCroatiaCubaCyprusCzech RepublicDenmarkDjiboutiDominicaDominican RepublicEast TimorEcuadorEgyptEl SalvadorEquatorial GuineaEritreaEstoniaEthiopiaFalkland IslandsFaroe IslandsFijiFinlandFranceFrench GuianaFrench PolynesiaFrench Southern TerritoriesGabonGambiaGeorgiaGermanyGhanaGibraltarGreeceGreenlandGrenadaGrenadaGuamGuatemalaGuineaGuinea-BissauGuyanaHaitiHeard and McDonald IslandsHondurasHong KongHungaryIcelandIndiaIndonesiaIranIraqIrelandIsraelItalyIvory CoastJamaicaJapanJordanKazakhstanKenyaKiribadiNorth KoreaSouth KoreaKuwaitKyrgyzstanLaosLatviaLebanonLesothoLiberiaLibyaLiechtensteinLithuaniaLuxembourgMacaoMacedoniaMadagascarMalawiMalaysiaMaldivesMaliMaltaMarshall IslandsMartiniqueMauritaniaMauritiusMayotteMexicoFederated States of MicronesiaMoldovaMonacoMongoliaMontserratMoroccoMontenegroMozambiqueMyanmarNamibiaNauruNepalNetherlandsNetherlands AntillesNew CaledoniaNew ZealandNicaraguaNigerNigeriaNiueNorfolk IslandNorthern Mariana IslandsNorwayOmanPakistanPalauPanamaPapua New GuineaParaguayPeruPhilippinesPitcairn IslandPolandPortugalPuerto RicoQatarReunionRomaniaRussiaRwandaS. Georgia and S. Sandwich Isls.Saint Kitts and NevisSaint LuciaSaint Vincent and the GrenadinesSamoaSan MarinoSao Tome and PrincipeSaudi ArabiaSenegalSerbiaSeychellesSierra LeoneSingaporeSlovakiaSloveniaSolomon IslandsSomaliaSouth AfricaSpainSri LankaSt. HelenaSt. Pierre and MiquelonSudanSurinameSvalbardSwazilandSwedenSwitzerlandSyriaTaiwanTajikistanTanzaniaThailandTogoTokelauTongaTrinidad and TobagoTunisiaTurkeyTurkmenistanTurks and Caicos IslandsTuvaluU.S. Minor Outlying IslandsUgandaUkraineUnited Arab EmiratesUnited KingdomUruguayUzbekistanVanuatuVatican CityVenezuelaVietnamUS Virgin IslandsWallis and Futuna IslandsWestern SaharaYemenYugoslavia (former)ZaireZambiaZimbabwe Please enter your question or comment here. Please enter the word that you see below.