So, how do you get to memorise all the times table facts from 1 x 2 up to 12 x 12 so that they can be INSTANTLY recalled?
Answer: play times table games (online or hard copies), watch and singalong to ‘pop’ times table songs on YouTube, get your parents to keep peppering you with times table facts, write them out a million times (!), put a face to a times table (see our ‘teacher’s favourite times table’ display in Year 4 … and many more ways
Oh yes, then there is lego times table – mixed with arrays.
Here is a gallery of our lego / arrays