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Cheap Properties of Multiplication Tools to Stop the Agony

I love flip books! I especially love quality flip books that truly help third-grade students comprehend a difficult standard. These flip books are cheap properties of multiplication tools to stop the agony in your centers, etc...

I promise, I am not tooting my own horn! These flip books guide students, step-by-step, through the commutative property, associative property, and distributive property of multiplication.


Properties of multiplication 3rd-grade

Properties of Multiplication Flip Book

As noted above, these flip books guide students through the commutative, associative, and distributive property of multiplication.

First, the definition is written in terms that students can understand.

Then, The students are shown what the definition means.

Next, a tip is given so students further conceptualize what they just read.

Last, the flip books allow students to "try it for themselves".

Where to use the Flip Books

Many people use the flip books in interactive notebooks for students to reference when they need them. This is a great idea and, in my opinion, very beneficial.

Alternatively, I personally like the idea of putting them at math center stations and in math toolboxes. The flip books can be just as beneficial as multiplication charts.

The Commutative Property of Multiplication 

The commutative property of multiplication states that the order of the factors (numbers) does not matter the product will be the same. 

For example:

5 × 7 = 7 × 5

As you can see, the numbers can move, but the answer will be the same.

The Associative Property of Multiplication 

The associative property of multiplication states that the grouping of a multiplication sentence does not matter, the product will be the same. So in other words, the parenthesis can move on each side of the number sentence, but the numbers do not change places.

For example:

3 × (5 × 7) = (3 × 5) × 7

Notice how the parenthesis are what changes the grouping in the multiplication sentence. The product will in fact be the same, and the numbers DO NOT change places.

The Distributive Property of Multiplication 

The distributive property of multiplication states that when a number is multiplied by the sum of two numbers, the first can be distributed to both of those and multiplied by each separately, then adding the two products together.

First, we "break-up" one of the factors to make it easier for 3rd-graders to multiply. If a student is given the multiplication sentence 8 × 16, it is much easier for the student to "break up" the factor 16

For example:

8 × (10 + 6)

Next, the student will distribute the 8 to the addends and write a new equation.

(8 × 10) + (8 × 6)

Last, solve the equation.

80 + 48 = 128

As you can see, "breaking-up" the factor 16 and distributing the 8 to each addend made the problem much easier to solve. A student does not necessarily have to break 16 up into 10 and 6, but it most cases it is the logical way.

You may also like this Properties of Multiplication Task Card blog post.


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Properties of Multiplication Task Cards

What's so great about these properties of multiplication task cards? Personally, I think it is because they come with interactive notebook inserts. Plus, they break down the commutative, associative, and distributive property down for third-grade students to understand.

If you use the task cards for math centers, you can print them on card-stock and laminate. These two steps help with durability and in turn save money because you don't have to reproduce them so often. Alternately, if you don't print them on card-stock, you can always print them on colored paper.

On an opposite note, the properties of multiplication can be a hard task for third-grade students. Third-grade is a hard year (in my professional opinion) for math altogether. Consequently, this is why I worked hard to develop an engaging and useful resource to help reinforce teachers' properties of multiplication curriculum in third-grade.


Properties of multiplication task cards for third-grade math.

The resource comes with the three required properties: commutative, associative, and distributive, as well as an interactive notebook insert.
Properties of multiplication task cards for third-grade math.
Properties of multiplication task cards and interactive notebook for third-grade math.

The Commutative Property of Multiplication

The commutative property of multiplication states that the order of the factors (numbers) does not matter the product will be the same. 

For example:

5 × 7 = 7 × 5

As you can see, the numbers can move, but the answer will be the same.

Properties of multiplication task cards for third-grade math.
Properties of multiplication task cards for third-grade math.

The Associative Property of Multiplication

The associative property of multiplication states that the grouping of a multiplication sentence does not matter, the product will be the same. So in other words, the parenthesis can move on each side of the number sentence, but the numbers do not change places.

For example:

3 × (5 × 7) = (3 × 5) × 7

Notice how the parenthesis are what changes the grouping in the multiplication sentence. The product will in fact be the same, and the numbers DO NOT change places.

Properties of multiplication task cards for third-grade math printed on colored paper.
Properties of multiplication task cards and interactive notebook for third-grade math.

The Distributive Property of Multiplication

The distributive property of multiplication states that when a number is multiplied by the sum of two numbers, the first can be distributed to both of those and multiplied by each separately, then adding the two products together.

First, we "break-up" one of the factors to make it easier for 3rd-graders to multiply. If a student is given the multiplication sentence 8 × 16, it is much easier for the student to "break up" the factor 16

For example:

8 × (10 + 6)

Next, the student will distribute the 8 to the addends and write a new equation.

(8 × 10) + (8 × 6)

Last, solve the equation.

80 + 48 = 128

As you can see, "breaking-up" the factor 16 and distributing the 8 to each addend made the problem much easier to solve. A student does not necessarily have to break 16 up into 10 and 6, but it most cases it is the logical way.


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Distributive property of multiplication task cards with photo box.
Distributive property of multiplication task cards for 3rd-grade.

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Distributive Property of Multiplication Freebie

I love getting free quality math resources! Seriously, being a teacher can be expensive! Plus, we love to spend money on our students so when we can save money -- we need to do it. Not only will this distributive property of multiplication freebie for third-grade math save you money, it is truly a helpful freebie.

The properties of multiplication are hard enough to teach, I want to provide something engaging + useful for teachers to use with their curriculum. The task cards work great in math centers, math rotations, etc...

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Distributive property of multiplication task cards for 3rd-grade.

The Distributive Property of Multiplication Task Cards

You can grab this free distributive property resource in my Teachers Pay Teachers store. The free resource is a sneak peek into what comes in the full Properties of Multiplication Task Card product.

Distributive property of multiplication task cards for 3rd-grade.
Distributive property of multiplication task cards for 3rd-grade.

The Distributive Property of Multiplication

The distributive property of multiplication states that when a number is multiplied by the sum of two numbers, the first can be distributed to both of those and multiplied by each separately, then adding the two products together.

First, we "break-up" one of the factors to make it easier for 3rd-graders to multiply. If a student is given the multiplication sentence 8 × 16, it is much easier for the student to "break up" the factor 16

For example:

8 × (10 + 6)

Next, the student will distribute the 8 to the addends and write a new equation.

(8 × 10) + (8 × 6)

Last, solve the equation.

80 + 48 = 128

As you can see, "breaking-up" the factor 16 and distributing the 8 to each addend made the problem much easier to solve. A student does not necessarily have to break 16 up into 10 and 6, but it most cases it is the logical way.

You may also like this blog post about the full Properties of Multiplication Task Card resource

Properties of multiplication task cards for 3rd-grade math.
Properties of multiplication task cards for 3rd-grade math.

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Hanukkah Activities for Math

The struggle is real when it comes to finding Hanukkah activities for math. I absolutely LOVE these Hanukkah multiplication and division color by number worksheets because there are not a lot of Hanukkah-themed math resources available. Plus, they are also SUPER CUTE and SUPER COLORFUL!

Color by number worksheets are always a big hit! I cannot tell you how many teachers say, "my students LOVED THESE!"


Hanukkah activities for math in 3rd-grade.

Hanukkah Multiplication Color by Number Worksheets

The Hanukkah multiplication color by number worksheets cover products 1-10. You get eight worksheets with anywhere from 7 - 10 products per page. Like with the division worksheets below, some worksheets have products paired with similar factors. For example: 2 and 4, 3 and 6, 4 and 8, 5 and 10, and so on...

Multiplication Hanukkah activities for math.
Hanukkah multiplication color by number activity for 3rd-grade and 4th-grade.

Hanukkah Division Color by Number Worksheets

With the Hanukkah division color by number resource you get 8 worksheets with quotients 1-10. Every worksheet varies on what facts it contains; there can be anywhere from 7 - 10 quotients per worksheet. If a quotient gets paired with another quotient, they otherwise pair well together. For example: 2 and 4, 3 and 6, 4 and 8, 5 and 10, and so on...

Hanukkah multiplication color by number worksheets for 3rd-grade and 4th-grade.
Hanukkah multiplication color by number worksheets for 3rd-grade and 4th-grade.

Where to use these Hanukkah Activities for Math

Clearly, color by number worksheets are easy to prep, too. So, where can you use the "easy prep" Hanukkah color by number worksheets? Well, to each their own, but I will provide a few ideas.

  • Math Centers
  • Math Rotations
  • Sub Tubs
  • Practice
  • Early Finishers
  • Homework
  • Rewards (trust me kiddos love them)
  • Intervention
  • Make-Up Work

Without a doubt, these worksheets work well in math centers and math rotations. The prep level is low and students can check them their selves with an answer key. 

In addition to math centers, these worksheets are GREAT for sub tubs. Each worksheet offers an engaging and exciting opportunity for students to enjoy themselves while their teacher is gone.

When students are good or they finish early, the winter multiplication color by number worksheets offer an incentive or reward for their AMAZING behavior.

Last, the winter multiplication color by number worksheets work great for practice and homework. Multiplication fluency is important and homework does not have to be monotonous and boring!

Hanukkah division worksheets.
Hanukkah division worksheets.

What Pictures are Included with the Hanukkah Worksheets

As stated above, there are eight worksheets in each resource. The pictures that are included can be viewed in the photos, but are also listed below.

  • Celebration Challah Bread
  • Hanukkah Celebration
  • Hanukkah Gelt and Dreidels
  • Menorah
  • Star of David
  • Sufganoit
  • Torah Scroll

Each worksheet is colorful, creative, and sure to be a big hit! 

Hanukkah division worksheets.
Hanukkah division worksheets.

You may also like this post about Winter Multiplication Color by Number

Winter multiplication color by number worksheets for 3rd-grade and 4th-grade.

Christmas Multiplication Color by Number Worksheets

Merry Christmas! If you aren't in the Christmas mood yet, these Christmas multiplication color by number worksheets are sure to do the job.

Plus, color by number worksheets are always a big hit with the kiddos. In fact, that is one of the most recorded feedback responses I get, "kids loved these" or "students love these".

Needless to say, Christmas cheer paired with student excitement, how could you not need these Christmas color by number worksheet in your life.

Also, you can click the individual pictures below to view that resource.


Christmas multiplication color by number worksheets for 3rd and 4th grade.

Christmas multiplication color by number worksheets for 3rd and 4th grade.
Christmas multiplication color by number worksheets for 3rd and 4th grade.

Where to use These Christmas Color by Number Worksheets

Clearly, color by number worksheets are easy to prep, too. So, where can you use the "easy prep" Christmas color by number worksheets? Well, to each their own, but I will provide a few ideas. 

  • Math Centers
  • Math Rotations
  • Sub Tubs
  • Practice
  • Early Finishers
  • Homework
  • Rewards (trust me kiddos love them)
  • Intervention
  • Make-Up Work

Without a doubt, these worksheets work well in math centers and math rotations. The prep level is low and students can check them their selves with an answer key. 

In addition to math centers, these worksheets are GREAT for sub tubs. Each worksheet offers an engaging and exciting opportunity for students to enjoy themselves while their teacher is gone.

When students are good or they finish early, the winter multiplication color by number worksheets offer an incentive or reward for their AMAZING behavior.

Last, the Christmas multiplication color by number worksheets work great for practice and homework. Multiplication fluency is important and homework does not have to be monotonous and boring!

Christmas multiplication color by number worksheets for 3rd and 4th grade.
Christmas multiplication color by number worksheets for 3rd and 4th grade.

Consequently, I have two versions of Christmas color by number worksheets. I love them, kids love the, my own daughter loves them, that's why!

Christmas multiplication color by number worksheets for 3rd and 4th grade.
Christmas multiplication color by number worksheets for 3rd and 4th grade.

Also, each Christmas color by number worksheet resources comes with adorable Rudolph-themed multiplication charts. Multiplication charts are great for intervention and for students that are not ready for all facts 1-10.

Christmas multiplication color by number worksheets for 3rd and 4th grade.
Christmas multiplication color by number worksheets for 3rd and 4th grade.

What Comes in Each Christmas Color by Number Resource

Like I said above, each resource comes with a Rudolph-themed multiplication chart. Also, each resource covers multiplication facts 1-10. Keep reading for what is included in each version.

Version 1 includes:

  • Christmas Ornament
  • North Star
  • Presents for Christmas
  • Poinsettia
  • Snowman
  • Bell
  • Snowflake
  • Mistletoe

Version 2 includes:

  • Santa Claus (skin tone left blank for students)
  • Mrs. Claus (skin tone left blank for students)
  • Elf (skin tone left blank for students)
  • Rudolph
  • Candy Canes
  • Wreath
  • Presents for Christmas
  • Christmas Tree

The difference between both... version 2 has more problems and less colors. Version 2 is also more bubbly and colorful. Your choice truly depends on the need for your classroom and personal preference.

In the end, color by number worksheets are AMAZING and you may just want to snag both! If you want more winter color by number worksheets you can check out my Winter Multiplication Color by Number post.

Multiplication Color by Number Worksheets for Winter

Winter is in the air, well... where I live anyway! I love using activities that get students in a cheerful mood and serve a dual purpose, like multiplication fluency practice. These multiplication color by number worksheets for winter check both of those boxes.

Also, color-by-number worksheets are always a HUGE HIT!


Winter multiplication color by number worksheets for 3rd-grade.

Winter multiplication color by number worksheets for 3rd-grade.
Winter multiplication color by number worksheets for 3rd-grade.

Where to use the Winter Color by Number Worksheets

Clearly, color by number worksheets are easy to prep, too. So, where can you use the "easy prep" winter color by number worksheets? Well, to each their own, but I will provide a few ideas.

  • Math Centers
  • Math Rotations
  • Sub Tubs
  • Practice
  • Early Finishers
  • Homework
  • Rewards (trust me kiddos love them)
  • Intervention
  • Make-Up Work

Without a doubt, these worksheets work well in math centers and math rotations. The prep level is low and students can check them their selves with an answer key. 

In addition to math centers, these worksheets are GREAT for sub tubs. Each worksheet offers an engaging and exciting opportunity for students to enjoy themselves while their teacher is gone.

Plus, when students are good or they finish early, the winter multiplication color by number worksheets offer an incentive or reward for their AMAZING behavior.

Last, the winter multiplication color by number worksheets work great for practice and homework. Multiplication fluency is important and homework does not have to be monotonous and boring!


Winter multiplication color by number worksheets for 3rd-grade.
Winter multiplication color by number worksheets for 3rd-grade.

What's Included in Winter Worksheets Version 1

Due to the fact that I am obsessed with color by number worksheets, I have two versions. Read about the first version below.

Version 1 includes eight worksheets with multiplication facts 1-10. The descriptions of the worksheet pictures are listed below:

  • Polar Bear
  • Snow Globe
  • Train
  • Sleigh
  • Penguin
  • Bell
  • Snowman
  • Hot Cocoa

The difference between version 1 and version 2 is the amount of multiplication problems. Version 2 has fewer multiplication problems and more colors. Alternately, version 2 has fewer colors and more problems.

Basically, the choice boils down to an individual need or preference. Check out the photographs below to see more of version 2

Winter multiplication color by number worksheets for 3rd-grade.
Winter multiplication color by number worksheets for 3rd-grade.

What's Included in Winter Worksheets Version 2

Next, version 2 includes eight worksheets with facts 1-10. The descriptions are listed below:

  • Snowman
  • Penguin 1
  • Polar Bear
  • Penguin 2
  • Igloo
  • Mittens and Scarf
  • Hot Cocoa
  • Cardinal

Again, as described above, version 2 has more colors with fewer problems. 

Winter multiplication color by number worksheets for 3rd-grade.
Winter multiplication color by number worksheets for 3rd-grade.

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Christmas multiplication color by number worksheets.

Christmas multiplication color by number worksheets.


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Operations and Algebraic Thinking Freebie for 3rd-Grade

Being a teacher can be EXPENSIVE! For that reason, I try to offer freebies that truly add value to classrooms and homeschools. No pressure, just genuine desire to offer standards-based resources that add value.

This operations and algebraic thinking freebie for 3rd-grade math checks all of those boxes. The freebie itself offers enough value that I could charge for it, but I refuse for TWO reasons: 1) I love helping teachers and want to provide them with engaging + quality choices; 2) I do not want a teacher to make an investment on a resource without them knowing if the resource will work for them.

Why would someone cheat a teacher? Someone who spends their days selflessly teaching everyone's kids from politicians down to the lowest socioeconomically challenged student.  


Task card freebie for Operations and Algebraic Thinking.

What's Included in the Operations and Algebraic Thinking Freebie

Task card freebie for Operations and Algebraic Thinking.
Task card freebie for Operations and Algebraic Thinking.

Included in the freebie are task cards from each of the resources listed below. One task card from each resource will be available.

Each resource is hyper-linked separately and by volume. The resources are separated into their specific volumes. Task cards are not all that come in each volume, though. Each volume also comes with a flip book and multiplication and/or division task cards.

Also, I highly suggest considering the MEGA BUNDLE. You get free updates! That means when I add another resource, upgrade a resource, etc... you will be able to re-download for free as the original purchaser. Plus, you get a $30 discount making each resource in the bundle under $2.

If you tried the freebie and want the MEGA BUNDLE or just want to skip the freebie and grab the value, click the button above and it will take you straight to the MEGA BUNDLE.

How to use the Algebraic Thinking Task Card Freebie

I think task cards are often boring and overdone. I myself have made task cards I am not proud of. However, these task cards offer content rich value to your classroom. 

Consequently, I use the term task card lightly. You can use them for many things. One customer even uses them for exit tickets.

Honestly, I feel that the task cards work best in math centers and rotations. They offer students a short task, problem-solving exercise, or fun activity to accomplish during their math centers. 

Task card freebie for Operations and Algebraic Thinking.
Task card freebie for Operations and Algebraic Thinking.

How to use the MEGA BUNDLE

My instructions for the mega bundle are similar to the advice I provided on the freebie.

Though, I would like to add that the mega bundle includes more than task cards. The bundle also includes flip books for every volume included, multiplication charts, and a multiplication fact tracker. The above-mentioned work SUPER WELL in math toolboxes and math centers.

Below I will add a few photographs of the MEGA BUNDLE for you to browse. You can get a better look at the extra additions here on my blog as opposed to my tpt store because I have more space.

Multiplication strategies task cards printed on colored paper.
Multiplication strategies flip book printed on colored paper.
Volume 1:  Multiplication Strategies Task Cards and flip book.
Division fact fluency task cards printed on colored paper.
Division fact fluency flip book printed on colored paper.
Division Fact Task Cards and Division Fluency Flip Book.
Multiplication wheel task cards printed on colored paper.
Multiplication fact fluency flip book printed on colored paper.
Multiplication Wheel Task Cards and Multiplication Fluency Flip Book Facts 0-10

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Identifying Arithmetic Patterns in 3rd-Grade

Identifying arithmetic patterns in 3rd-grade using the four operations does not have to be a complicated concept for students. 

I have created two different activities to help students creatively identify arithmetic patterns. The first activity is task cards using the four operations table and the second is using a multiplication chart to identify multiples and patterns.

Controversially,  I am not going to lie, task cards are overdone. As a math teacher, I see so many task cards that "kinda" get the job done, and some that probably don't.

Alternately, there are some AMAZING standards-based task cards that obviously took much creativity and thought.

With both of these factors in mind, I created two sets of task cards that I truly feel add value and simplicity to identifying arithmetic pattern math centers for 3rd-grade math.


Identifying arithmetic pattern task cards for 3rd-grade math.

Arithmetic Patterns Using the Four Operations

The set of task cards shown below teach students how to find arithmetic patterns using the four operations by using a given rule. These task cards work well in math centers and math rotations because students can complete and check them independently. 

I feel like these task cards step out of the 12, 15, ____, 21, 24... "find the missing number in the pattern". However, this objective has it's place, I just want to give teachers something their curriculum doesn't provide.

Click the photograph to visit the resource and decide if it's right for your class.

Identifying arithmetic pattern task cards for 3rd-grade math.
Identifying arithmetic pattern task cards for 3rd-grade math.

Arithmetic Patterns Using Multiplication Charts

Next, task cards Identifying arithmetic patterns using multiplication charts. These task cards ask students to use the multiplication chart to find the multiples of each number. Then, ask the student to list any patterns that they notice.

Students are able to practice their problem solving skills as well as there number sense.

Like the task cards above, these work well in math centers and rotations. Teachers can write out an answer card with possible answers and students can check their work if needed.

Also, the multiplication charts are multi-purpose. You can use them for SO MANY other things in your classroom; math toolboxes, math centers, intervention, activities, etc...

Click the photograph to visit the resource and decide if it's right for your class.

Identifying arithmetic pattern task cards for 3rd-grade math.
Identifying arithmetic pattern task cards for 3rd-grade math.

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Multiplication and division centers for 3rd-grade.

Multiplication and Division Centers for 3rd Grade


Fall Math Multiplication Freebie

Teaching can be expensive! Especially around the holidays, right? For that reason, I want to provide a fall math multiplication freebie for 3rd-grade and 4th-grade teachers.

Also, this fall freebie is a color-by-number worksheet with multiplication facts 1-10. This freebie has had over 1,300 downloads in just a short months time. Needless to say, this multiplication worksheet is a big hit so far (knock on wood).


Fall-themed math multiplication color-by-number worksheets.

Math Centers and More

You can use the color-by-number worksheet in math centers, math rotations, homework, practice, sub tubs, early finishers, or even just for fun. I personally can't tell you how many teachers have said how much their students LOVE doing these worksheets. 

Fall math multiplication color-by-number worksheets.

I Just Want MORE!

If you liked the fall math multiplication freebie and just want more you can check out all of my multiplication color-by-number resources by CLICKING THE BUTTON BELOW. That link will take you directly to all my CBN listings.

Fall Math Multiplication Bundle

Last, if you just want fall resources this Fall Math Multiplication and Division Bundle is GREAT! it has all the fall holidays for multiplication and division. 

Thanksgiving multiplication color-by-number worksheets.

You may also like this post describing my other fall-themed color-by-number resources.


Math Flip Books for 3rd-Grade

Flip books make me HAPPY! Math flip books for 3rd-grade make me SUPER HAPPY

I don't know about you, but I get excited when I know it is flip book construction day. First of all, students are always excited when they see flip books. Second of all, students' happiness is contagious and helps get me excited. Last, flip books are great reference tools for interactive notebooks and even math toolboxes.


Math flip books for 3rd-grade.

Math flip books for 3rd-grade.
Math flip books for 3rd-grade.

Multiplication Strategies

Strategies of multiplication flip book printed on colored paper.
Strategies of multiplication flip book printed on colored paper.

Multiplication strategies covered with the flip book include: equal groups, arrays, repeated addition, number lines, skip counting.

Each strategy has 3 examples and a definition. For example, equal groups includes a model of 4 equal groups of 4, explains that "4 groups of 4 equals 16", and a number sentence that explains 4 x 4 = 16 (see the photo above).

This flip book is the #1 BEST SELLER in my Teachers Pay Teachers store!

Multiplication Fluency

Multiplication fluency flip book with facts 0-10 and 0-12 printed on colored paper.
Multiplication fluency flip book with facts 0-10 and 0-12 printed on colored paper.

The multiplication fluency flip books have been constructed to introduce multiplication facts in the order in which I prefer to teach them. Based on the study of teaching the easiest facts first; 0, 1, 5, and 10. Next, 2, 4, and 8. Next, 3, 6, and 9. Last, the facts for 7 (see the photo above).

Students are asked to say the multiplication sentence then, write the multiplication sentence. In this step you could also encourage you students to use the commutative property to write the multiplication sentence in another way.

The multiplication fluency flip book covers facts 0-10 and recently added by request, facts 0-12.

This flip book is the SECOND BEST SELLER in my Teachers Pay Teachers store (which is amazing because it is one of my newer resources).

C.U.B.E.S Math Strategy

C.U.B.E.S. math strategy flip book printed on colored paper

C.U.B.E.S. math strategy is commonly used to teach students how to deconstruct word problems to make them easier to solve.

Circle all the important numbers, underline the question, box all the important math words, evaluate the important words that you may have left out and eliminate what you don't need, and solve the word problem.

This flip book is a compact way for students to review the steps at home or at school. Plus, I always think providing parents with manipulatives to help their kiddos reinforce what they are being taught is a FABULOUS THING! AND this flip book is not 3rd-grade specific so it can be used for many years.

Properties of Multiplication

Properties of multiplication flip book for 3rd grade.
Properties of multiplication flip book for 3rd grade.

My personal favorite flip book, and the most difficult for me to create is the properties of multiplication flip book. This flip book covers the commutative property of multiplication, associative property of multiplication, and the distributive property of multiplication.

Each flap includes a definition, example, and a place for students to finish the problem (see photo above).

This flip book is the THIRD BEST SELLER (out of over 200 resources) in my Teachers Pay Teachers store.

Division Fluency

Division fluency math flip book with facts 1-10 printed on colored paper.
Division fluency math flip book with facts 1-10 printed on colored paper.

Like the multiplication fluency flip books, the division fluency flip books have been constructed to introduce division facts in the order in which I prefer to teach them. Based on the study of teaching the easiest facts first; 1, 5, and 10. Next, 2, 4, and 8. Next, 3, 6, and 9. Last, the facts for (see the photo above).

Students are asked to say the division sentence then, write the division sentence.

Coming Soon:  Division Strategies


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