Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Lego Multiplication: Groups of and Arrays

Make multiplication fun with legos! A lego brick represents one group. Kids count the studs to figure out the multiplication equation. For example 2 lego bricks with 4 studs (2 groups of 4) equals 2 x 4. Then, they solve it! (2 x 4 = 8) 

Kids can also find arrays on legos to help with their multiplication skills. When you look at the studs on top a lego, you see an array! Kids examine the rows to figure out the equation. For example, one lego brick with 8 studs (2 horizontal rows of 4 studs, 2 x 4 = 8)

More Lego Activities from E is for Explore
Place Value
Geometry - Area / Perimeter
Basic Math
Counting / Creative Writing
Science - Weathering Process


  1. thanks for the ideas, and the review on the math video!

  2. Thank you for this fabulous visual learning idea!! I needed to teach my son but was racking my brain how I could do it