Natural Times Tables

Musical patterns can be broken down into numbers and so times tables can be done bodily, musically. I find this helps embody the patterns and numbers of the times tables.

Having done this activity with all ages, one of the aspects I like about it most is how your children 4-7year old, especially girls, seem to love it the most. They can become fascinated and absorbed, and even obsessive about it, going way beyond the initial facilitation or framing, into their own challenges and patterns.

Here are a few examples of different times table patterns:

Natural Times Tables
Natural Times Tables .mov
7 mins
Nature times tables teachers advice n reflections.mp4
5 mins