Can a first-grader really do multiplication? I thought I’d find out. My son loves math, candy, and books so this activity was right up his alley.
If you recreate this activity with your child, you need three things:
#1 The Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Multiplication Book by Jerry Pallotta.
In the future, I think I'll use a die to help us decide which numbers to multiply. Since this is new to my son, keeping both numbers below six will work great.