Do your students understand multiplication as equal groups of objects? Give your students conceptual math practice with these fun and engaging equal groups multiplication activities. Your students will practice counting equal groups and creating multiplication equations. This worksheet alternative is perfect for guided practice, independent practice, and math stations.
Promote conceptual understanding!
Help students understand basic multiplication concepts with colorful equal group models. These activities are perfect for struggling students who need extra support! For each task card, students will count the number of groups and the amount in each group. Then they will complete a written phrase and a multiplication equation that matches each model.
Print and digital!
This is an ideal activity for math centers or small groups. I assign my class the Google Slides for independent practice while I use the print task cards to help my struggling students in small groups.
These equal groups multiplication activities include an interactive digital file with preformatted text boxes.
Printable task cards
Differentiate by selecting the recording sheets that best meet the needs of your students.
What is Included?
- 23 interactive Google Slides task cards
- 23 printable task cards
- 3 recording sheets – perfect for differentiation
- answer key
This resource was created to support the following 3rd-grade math TEKS:
3.4D – determine the total number of objects when equally-sized groups of objects are combined or arranged in arrays up to 10 by 10
3.4E – represent multiplication facts by using a variety of approaches such as repeated addition, equal-sized groups, arrays, area models, equal jumps on a number line, and skip counting
What teachers are saying…
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “My students were very engaged! I loved that they could work at their own pace and had multiple opportunities to practice!” – Dawna B.
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “I needed extra practice for students to deepen their understanding of multiplication. This helped a lot. Thank you!” – Letitia E.
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “This was AMAZING!! My kids LOVED it! I will definitely be saving it for future classes :)” – DiDo’s Corner
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “My students loved using this. It was easy to manipulate and understand.” – Samatha W.
You might also like these multiplication and division activities:
- Relating Multiplication and Division Google Slides
- Multiplication Arrays Google Slides
- Multiplication and Division Fact Families Google Slides
You will need a free Google account to access the digital task card files.
Tip – Students will need to work in “edit” mode to type in the text boxes.
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