When it comes to math fact practice at home, games are a fun alternative to those boring flashcards.
With summer quickly approaching, and baseball time being in full swing, this printable multiplication facts game has been super popular here.
Get ready to play Math Baseball!
When it comes to making learning more fun, you just can’t beat using a few fun games for kids.
If your child learns best with movement, you may also want to check out these math games for kinesthetic learners.
Math Baseball: Printable Multiplication Facts Game
Materials Needed to Play:
- Math Baseball Printable
- Game Dice (2, six-sided dice OR 2, twelve-sided dice)
- Writing Utencil
To play multiplication facts math baseball, the first person will roll the dice and multiply the 2 numbers together.
Follow the directions on the game board.
If it’s an “out,” mark it on the paper. (We put ours in a dry erase pocket so we can use the game over and over again.)
If it’s a “single,” move one of your pennies to first base. For a “double,” move it to second base; for a “triple,” place it on third. If you roll a “home run,” make a mark on the paper to record the run.
Just like in real baseball, keep your runners (pennies) on the bases and move them around with each new successful hit.
After three outs, it is the second player’s turn.
After 3 innings, add up each team’s runs to see who wins.
For extra fun, let your child use miniature figures like these to play the game.
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