ORIGINAL VERSION – The Book and Box of Facts



About this product

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The Box of Facts is a collection of ready-made visual aids to assist teachers in helping students to develop mathematics thinking strategies for basic facts in multiplication and division. The use of these visual aids reinforces student practice of the basic facts with larger numbers.

The math strategies chosen for The Box of Facts are efficient, effective, and extensively researched in how students learn best. The Book of Facts provides a variety of engaging activities and games. They are organized into an easy-to-use teaching sequence that is designed to help students build fluency with number facts.




Product Details



The Book and Box of Facts Strategies seamlessly builds the foundational understanding and skills of fact fluency for multiplication and division. Engaging activities are organised into an easy-to-use teaching sequence designed to promote effective retention. Students build confidence as they use the powerful visual models to develop fluency with the number facts.

This resource can be easily integrated into any core mathematics program. It can be used for general instruction, intervention, or remediation with the whole group, small groups, or individuals.

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Set Options

The Book of Facts: Addition, The Book of Facts: Subtraction, The Book of Facts: Multiplication, The Book of Facts: Division, The Box of Facts: Addition and Subtraction, The Box of Facts: Multiplication and Division, The Box and Book of Fact Set: Addition and Subtraction, The Box and Book of Facts Set: Multiplication and Division

Features and Benefits


Each kit includes:

  • 200+ laminated cards packaged by strategy
  • Step-by-step instructions on how to use the cards

Target Audience



This resource is targeted for:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3
  • Year 4

Series Overview



The Book of Facts series develops thinking strategies for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division number facts.The Book of Facts complements the resources included in The Box of Facts. Use the resources included or create your own with the blueprints provided.

The Box of Facts has 200+ ready-to-use cards for introducing and reinforcing essential number fact thinking strategies. Use these with the activities in The Book of Facts series.

Each card is coded based on the thinking strategy it develops. For the greatest value, buy the complete set of either Addition and Subtraction or Multiplication and Divison.

These sets include The Box and Facts and The Book of Facts.