This math lesson is designed for 6 to 12-year-old children and guides them to make their own checkboard.
The checkerboard is a traditional material used to teach long and short multiplication to the children. It is divided into families of hundreds, thousands, and millions. It is a fun and creative way of learning and practicing the operations of multiplication on multiple digits.
1. A piece of cardboard
3. Cardstock – green, blue, red, white, and grey
4. Markers – green, blue, red, and black
6. Glue/ Double-sided tape
7. Color pencils
8. Pencil and eraser
9. Graph paper
Guide the child to make their own checkerboard, as shown in the video, and help them get a better understanding of the math concepts.
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Video Created by: Mrs. Restrepo (The Post Oak School)
Elementary | Math | DIY Checkerboard
This video has been added and used with the author’s permission. It is also available on the author’s YouTube, here.