**Instructions for parent or teacher to instruct a child in a ‘times table’ using
‘Rhyme Times Table’ cards.**

Rhyme Times Tables uses objects that can be visually represented rather than numbers so the

Select a times table that you

wish a child to learn

### e.g. the three

times table

## (the tree times table.)

wish a child to learn

times table

Show the child a single card

with the number three on

### and say

## “one tree is three”.

with the number three on

Turn the card around showing

the single blank tree

### and ask the child

## “what is one tree?”

i.e. 3

the single blank tree

Show the child two tree card

with the number 6 on

### and say

## “two trees are 6”.

with the number 6 on

Turn the card around showing

the two blank trees

### and ask the child

## “what are two

trees?”

i.e. 6

the two blank trees

trees?”

Repeat this process for the

rest of cards. Regularly use

the word "three"

instead of tree.

rest of cards. Regularly use

the word "three"

instead of tree.

During this process keep revisiting cards

showing the child blank sides*and ask*
## what should the matching number be?

showing the child blank sides

Because the tables are so visual and easy to recall,

before long the child will be able to answer

any questions about the tree (three) times table.

before long the child will be able to answer

any questions about the tree (three) times table.