# 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.

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:

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!!