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Multiplication Tables Game - Box It

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    Download Box It math game sheets to play
    Box It multiplication activity sheets - you can download here for free
    A simple dice can help you win. Or in our case, a pair of simple dice. As long as you know your tables, you can beat anyone at BoxIt. Even if you dont know, it is a ton of fun, strategy and planning.
    Description: Box It is a multiplication tables game. Kids will practice tables up to 6 as they try to capture the board. Beautiful colors and strategy make this fast paced game a ton of fun. You have not seen multiplication practice like this.
    What do you need for this math game?
    • 2 crayons
    • 2 dice
    • 1 box-it activity sheet (free download)
    Who wins?
    • The player who makes owns most number of boxes, wins.
    Who moves first?
    • The youngest player moves first
    How to Play ?
    • Download the attached printables. It has all the content you will need to play.
    • The first player will roll the 2 dice. Suppose you get a 6 and a 2. Multiply the two numbers. You will get 12
    • Find the number (12 in this case) on the Box It sheet.
    • Each number is boxed between 4 dots. You can connect any 2 dots around the number.
    • Now it is next player's turn. The game continues like this.
    • When you close a box i.e. you draw a line that completes the 4 sides of a square, you become the owner of the box. You can now color it with your crayon.
    • The game continues till all the boxes are done.
    • The player who owns most number of boxes, wins
    Base skills required
    The game is ideal for kids aged 5+. The math skills required before you play this game are
    • Multiplication tables up to 6
    Math and logic skills that kids will practice
    • Multiplication tables up to 6 - Kids will do one multiplication fact on each turn. They will then find this number on the sheet and color it. They usually do between 30-50 facts in one game session
    • Strategy - Kids quickly learn to plan ahead and define moves that gives them maximum chances of victory
    • 5 years and up
    • Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3
    This is a very colorful game. Kids cherish the end result and keep it with them. So play it regularly. We will update more game plays over time here so that you get a new game every time. If you have more ideas for DIY math games at home, please write to us. We will make a video and give credit to the author.
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