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This page provides a range of multiplication and division activities
aligned with the Early Childhood Assessment in Mathematics (ECAM)
continuum for Multiplication and Division. These activities can be used
by teachers or parents to support students' progress within a stage, or
to promote movement to the next stage on the continuum.
For more information on using ECAM Centers in K3 classrooms see the ECAM Centers page.
Stage A: These children are not yet successful in making equal groups and sharing to find products or dividends.

POSSIBLE ACTIVITIES Two Equal Groups 
Stage B: These children can make small equal groups, and share small amounts equally using a count by ones strategy.

POSSIBLE ACTIVITIES Equal Groups on a Number LineCounting Collections Making Equal Groups 
Stage C: These children can group, share, and divide collections. They see a group as one unit.

POSSIBLE ACTIVITIES Building ArraysNumber Story Arrays (Set 1) Number Story Arrays (Set 2) * See ECAM Counting page Stages D and E for activities to develop skip counting skills. 
Stage D: These children use skip counting or repeated addition to find products and dividends.

POSSIBLE ACTIVITIES Multiplication Bump (x2)Multiplication Bump (x10) Multiples (2,5,10) Multiplication Four in a Row (1,2,5,10) Multiplication Four in a Row (3,4,5,6) Multiplication Challenge I Have, Who Has? I Have, Who Has? (x2/x10) I Have, Who Has? (x5/x2) Missing Numbers (Multiplication) Array Picture Cards Multiplication Number Wheel *For more games and activities to develop multiplication skills see the 3rd Grade Number page. 
Stage E: These children use thinking strategies to multiply (by tens, doubling, repeated addition, turning around)

POSSIBLE ACTIVITIES Division Spin (divide by 2) 
More Multiplication and Division Resources