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Multiplication Bingo

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What is it?
This game is to practice times tables 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 10.

Preparation:

  • print out the file (use a colourprinter for a nice result).
  • Cut out the cards with the multiplications on it (See image 1). Laminate the cards individually.
  • Laminate the teacher card as well.  (See image 2) Leave this card intact.
  • Cut out the Bingosheets or cut paper in half. (See image 3) Also laminate these cards.

What do you need to play the game?

  • Chips or coins (15 chips per student)

How does it work:

  • Give each child a Bingosheet and 15 chips.
  • Before you start tell the children which row they have to finish first. There are a couple of options. The top row, the middle row and the bottom row, in this case five correct answers are needed. Other options are: the row with the cow, the row with the horse, the row with the monkey, the row with the mouse, or the row with the dog. Here, three correct answers are needed. You can also indicate two rows. Once a bingo has been called out you can also play for a full card to finish the game.
  • Start calling out time tables by using to cards with the multiplications on them, for instance: 4 x 5. The kids have to put a chip or a coin on the correct answer of this sum.
  • The teacher also places the sum on his chart.
  • The game continues until one student calls out a BINGO. The teacher checks the students card. If correct the student is awarded a small price, like a sticker of some sort.
  • You can continue the game by playing for a full card.
  • This game is a guaranteed success, a fun way to learn times tables so start printing and have fun!

 

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Sums Bingo

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What is it?
This game is to practice addition and subtraction to 20.

Preparation:

  • print out the file (use a colourprinter for a nice result).
  • Cut out the cards with the sums on it (See image 4 & 5). Laminate the cards individually. Red sums are subtraction sums, and blue is addition sums
  • Laminate the teacher card as well.  (See image 6) Leave this card in tact.
  • Cut out the Bingosheets or cut paper in half. (See image 7) Also laminate these cards.

What do you need to play the game?

  • Chips or coins (9 chips per student)

How does it work:

  • Give each child a Bingosheet and 9 chips.
  • Before you start tell the children which row they have to finish first. There are a couple of options. The top row, the middle row and the bottom row, in this case five correct answers are needed. Other options are: the row with the cow, the row with the horse, the row with the cat. Here, three correct answers are needed. You can also indicate two rows. Once a bingo has been called out you can also play for a full card to finish the game.
  • Start calling out time tables by using to cards with the sums on them, for instance: 1 + 2. The kids have to put a chip or a coin on the correct answer of this sum.
  • The teacher also places the sum on his chart.
  • The game continues until one student calls out a BINGO. The teacher checks the students card. If correct the student is awarded a small price, like a sticker of some sort.
  • You can continue the game by playing for a full card.
  • This game is a guaranteed success, a fun way to learn addition and subtraction sums, so start printing and have fun!