Understanding and knowing multiplication and division facts are essential skills in maths as they are essential to a whole range of other mathematical skills such as fractions, ratio and even time! As well as helping us to calculate, multiplication and division facts show us some of the beauty of maths through the wonderful number patterns they create!
At school, we learn about each times table through the use of equipment and images, as well as investigating the patterns and the correspondence between multiplication and division. At home, there are lots of ways you can rehearse these skills, both on line and through games.
Have a look at these resources to give you some ideas: