# How to teach the 6x tables

# in less than 20 minutes and only 3 steps

To do this exercise you will need a whiteboard, marker and duster or piece of paper and some pens. So long as you can work together on one surface, anything goes.

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By the time your child is needing to commit their six times tables to memory, they will already be familiar with quite a few multiplication facts. Here is the order they are taught in schools:â€‹

As you can see, then, there is already plenty to work with when they get to their 6x tables.

Oh, and, it's a good idea for you to run through the table beforehand... just to be sure you know the answers!!