Firstly, before knowing times tables, ask does your child know her addition and subtraction facts instantly. If not then these need to be covered first. Check out the Addition and Subtraction FAQs and follow this through before going any further. Ten Minutes a Day 2: book 1 will be a great start before beginning the harder multiplication facts.

Instant recall of times tables (multiplication number facts) are best taught using strategies for memorization. Ten Minutes a Day 2: book 2 teaches multiplication facts, and the Ten Minutes a Day 2: book 3 covers the division facts. Your child is ready to go. Ten Minutes a Day 2: book 4 covers both multiplication and division facts together revising all strategies taught – a great reinforcing tool, which increases speed and accuracy.

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